greenThe Commission on Aging, an official department of Town government since 1975, is the Town agency responsible for the needs of Greenwich’s elderly citizens. The functions of the Commission are:

  • to be a community resource on issues affecting the elderly;
  • to identify and document the needs of the elderly;
  • to plan and coordinate services to meet those needs;
  • to provide education, information and referral about elder issues;
  • to advocate for elder issues at local, state and national levels;
  • to provide printed materials on aging issues and eldercare.

Tel: (203) 622-3992
Fax: (203) 622-3984
Location: Senior Center, 299 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT  06830
Office hours: Manday – Friday; 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Director: Maxine Goldstein, M.S.; Administrative Clerical Assistant: Chicky Krois

Commission on Aging

The volunteer members of the Commission on Aging serve three-year terms. Commission members are nominated by the Board of Selectmen and appointed by the Representative Town Meeting.

Commission Members:

Betty Burke, Chair
Betty Hauptman, Vice Chair
Lin Lavery, Secretary
Alan Berk
Sylvia Gordon
Wilmot L. Harris, Jr.
Ross H. Ogden


The Commission on Aging meets ten months of the year, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., the third Wednesday of the month. Meetings are held at various senior sites, as well as the Senior Center. Call the Commission on Aging for meeting location.


Messages and correspondence for Commission members may be sent c/o Commission on Aging at above address.


Health Insurance Counseling Program – Volunteer counselors are available for individual counseling on Medigap and Long Term Care insurance options. Contact the Commission on Aging for a free, confidential counseling appointment.

Senior Services Directory – The Commission publishes a comprehensive directory of local and regional programs and services available to Greenwich seniors. The Senior Services Directory is available at the Commission on Aging office and on-line (Ssdir).

Spotlight on Seniors – A newsletter published quarterly by the Commission on Aging and mailed to senior households in Greenwich.

Respite Care Task Force Report – Report and resource directory are available at the Commission office.

Greenwich resources for:

senior transportation
spectrum of senior housing
legal access for seniors

Savvy Seniors: Smart, Safe, Secure – A safety information booklet and resource guide prepared by the Junior League of Greenwich 2000 Professional Class. Savvy Seniors is available at the Commission office and on-line (Savvy).