83 N. Main Street, Lanesborough, MA 01237

(413) 448-2682

Lanesborough COA

Forward Thinking

Every day in the United States of America, nearly 10,000 men and women reach 65 years of age. That rate is expected to continue for the foreseeable future.

Active Interest in the Future

Be vigilant about the issues that impact older adults – keep moving, keep learning, and keep in touch with one another.


Keeping Seniors Safe At Home

Home Security: Keeping Seniors Safe at Home With the senior population on the rise, the U.S. Census Bureau has now projected that by 2030, older people will outnumber children for the first time ever. This is, of course, due to the general population trends over the...

Vaccination information hotline

The city of Pittsfield has created a COVID-19 vaccination informational hotline for Berkshire County residents. The number is 413-449-5575. This hotline is intended to provide residents updates on who is currently qualified to receive the vaccine and timelines for the...

WRAP – Wellness Recovery Action Plan

So many older adults are struggling these days due to the isolation forced upon us by the pandemic. The WRAP guide is a therapeutic tool we can use to support our mental health & well-being. The intention of this guide is to serve as an action plan, something we...

Psychological First Aid Event

The Dalton Council on Aging in partnership with Lanesborough and Adams Councils will be hosting a joint presentation of Creating Your Psychological First Aid Kit During COVID via Zoom on January 26 at 2:00pm.  With slow rollout of the COVID vaccines, it will be...

Flu Shot

“Vaccines prepare your immune system to fight off infections” read more here: https://www.npr.org/2020/09/25/916995266/dont-wait-for-a-covid-19-vaccine-to-get-your-shots-you-need-a-flu-shot-now

Transportation PPE Vendor list

APTA and CTAA have released a joint publication that provides public transportation providers with a comprehensive list of vendors that supply the following: Barriers, Shields and Protective Guards Chemical Disinfectants COVID-19 Testing Kits Face Coverings and...

Senior Fitness on NBCTC

We are pleased to announce that NBCTC has generously offered to air recordings of Jennifer Gadbois's popular senior fitness chair class. Tune in to channel 1302 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:15AM. If you are not able to watch TV but have a computer, both videos are...