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January 4, 2021

The Little Bird: Twice Weekly Newsletter for Curious Seniors

The Salem Council on Aging is now offering copies of “The Little Bird”, a wonderful newsletter where each issue will focus on a ...

January 4, 2021

Salem Council on Aging FREE Drive-Up Lunch! Every Tuesday, Jan-March 2021

The Salem Council on Aging has once again partnered up with Root to offer a weekly FREE to-go lunch at the Community Life Center. Meals will...

December 11, 2020

Need help? Try this website!

Find food assistance, help paying bills, and other free or reduced cost programs, including new programs for the COVID-19 pandemic at http...

November 24, 2020

Garnish for Good: Letters for Salem’s Seniors!

Please join us in spreading kindness this year by sharing notes of encouragement with our seniors affected by social isolation.  In partner...

October 17, 2020

Salem for All Ages Blog Post

"Salem’s age-friendly initiative is for you. The goal of the original action plan remains the goal in the 4th year of the 5 year plan, to ...

October 9, 2020

Internship at Salem COA named for senior advocate

“A new internship at the Salem Community Life Center honors former North Shore Elder Services Board President Katherine “Kay” Wals...

October 4, 2020

Salem for All Ages

In almost four years Salem has made tremendous strides to encourage active aging, provide opportunities for good health, inclusion and secur...

October 4, 2020

Finding the Magic in Salem during a Pandemic

There are so many reasons to love Salem: the waterfront, the history, the architecture, the restaurant scene, the open space, the festivals,...

October 4, 2020

Safe Reopening for Salem

Salem, like the rest of Massachusetts, is beginning to reopen – slowly, safely, and based on science. The coronavirus pandemic has fundame...

October 4, 2020

Improving Safety & Accessibility in Salem while Creating Transportation Options

Over the past several years city staff, volunteers and partners who make up the Salem For All Ages Task Force have been evaluating and devel...

October 4, 2020

Community Life Center Still Offering Programs for All Ages

While the Mayor Jean A. Levesque Community Life Center is closed to the public, the Community Services division of the City has worked to en...

October 4, 2020

Salem for All Ages and COVID-19

The City of Salem was certified by WHO and the AARP in January 2017 as an age-friendly community and is now in the fourth year of its five-y...