Services

There are a wide variety of services available through the Senior Center designed to provide assistance to you and your family:
 

  • Home delivered meals are available five days a week. A hot, nutritionally balanced meal is delivered each day at noontime. Meals are provided through the BayPath Elder Services  Nutrition Program. To request home delivered meals, you can call BayPath at 1-508-573-7200 or call the Meal Site Director at the Senior Center.
     
  • KeyLock Box Available. You can have a secure KeyLock Box installed outside your home so that local emergency personnel can get to you if you have an emergency and can't get to your door. It is also helpful if you have a LifeLine system if you push the button and can't get to the door. The cost for the box is $60 and it can be ordered through the Senior Center. We will install the box, free of charge, by our Handyman. These boxes are similar to the ones that businesses use and are equally secure. It may give you and your family peace of mind knowing that emergency personnel can get to you without causing damage to your doors. Contact the Senior Center if you would like more information or to order a box.
     
  • A registered Nurse is available at the Senior Center one day each week to assist you with health related issues. She can take your blood pressure, check your weight, height and blood sugar, give routine shots and assist you with medication. There is no charge to see the Nurse. Funding is provided through a grant from the Executive Office of Elder Affairs.
     
  • A Homemaker is available through the Senior Center for short- term placement in your home during an illness or recuperation period. The Homemaker can do light housekeeping, laundry, change the bed and clean the bathroom. Call the Senior Center to see if this service is right for you.
    • Bay Path Elder Services in Marlboro also provides a wide range of services to help you stay at home. Services are available on a sliding fee basis. To contact Bay Path Elder Service you can call 1-508-573-7200.
       
  • The Handyman is available one day a week to assist with small jobs in your home. He can install window air conditioners, pull down storm windows, hang pictures, set up video and telephone equipment, install bathroom grab bars and turn your mattress. There is no charge but you are responsible for any supplies that are needed to do the job.
     
  • SHINE is a program that provides Volunteer Counselors to assist elders and their families with health insurance issues. SHINE is funded through the Executive Office of Elder Affairs and does not sell or promote any particular insurance product. A SHINE Counselor is available, by appointment at the Senior Center.
     
  • Senior Citizen Identification Cards are available for Westborough residents age 60 and over. This is a picture ID card provided in conjunction with the Westborough Police Department. The card can be used in place of a driver’s license for identification purposes with most agencies.
     
  • Vial of Life contains your current medical information and is used by the Westborough Fire Department if they come to your home in an emergency and should be kept in your refrigerator. The vial, paperwork and instructions are available, free of charge, at the Senior Center. Be sure to keep the information on your form current.
     
  • Outreach Staff is available for home visits and office consultations to assist you and your family maneuver the complex issues of aging. Information, resources and referrals can be provided for you through Outreach.
     
  • Fuel Assistance is available from November 1, to April 30 each year from SMOC’s Low Income Energy Assistance Program. Applications packets and instructions can be obtained from the Senior Center after November 1. Additional  assistance is sometimes available for those in need through local community agencies.
     
  • Durable Medical Equipment, such as walkers, canes, shower seats, etc. can be borrowed from the Senior Center at no charge. If there is a piece of equipment that we do not have on hand or is too large for us to store, we can put you in touch with the local Siloam Lodge of Masons. The Masons have a large supply of equipment and can make arrangements with you for delivery or pick-up.
     
  • Alzheimer’s Alert is a local program used by the Senior Center and the Westborough Police Department to identify residents with memory impairment who may wander from their home and become lost or confused. Please call the Senior Center for additional information regarding this program.
     
  • The Senior Center also has access to legal, income tax and notary public assistance for Senior Citizens at little or no cost. Call the Senior Center for additional information about these programs.
     
  • Registry Motor Vehicle Services on Tuesdays - The Senior Center is a host site for the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles to give you an opportunity to conduct some transactions on line. Every Tuesday afternoon from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., a trained Volunteer will be at the Senior Center to help you with RMV business so you can avoid the endless waiting in line.

    There are five transactions we can assist with:
    • License renewals (for drivers under age 75)
    • Registration renewals
    • Change of address
    • Duplicate license or registration
    • Reporting lost or stolen disability placard and how to replace it
    • When you come, please bring your license/ID/permit number, Social Security number, name as it appears on the SS card, date of birth and an e-mail address. If you do not have an e-mail address, we have set up a secure e-mail address at the Senior Center.

      You must pay by credit card as the Volunteers cannot accept cash or checks. All information is kept confidential and you will sign a waiver saying you have chosen to use this service. If you have any questions, please fell free to call the Senior Center and we will be happy to help.

      Please call to make an appointment and let us know if you are coming to use this service. We will make sure that a Volunteer is available if we know you are coming.