93 Winchester St. Brookline, MA 02446    617 . 730 . 2770    info@brooklineseniorcenter.org

One Person Can Make a Difference

Tech Buddies

The Town of Brookline, Office of Emergency Management, has received a grant from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council MAPC) to provide a free tablet and/or 12 months of free internet service to low to moderate income Brookline elders or adults living alone with a disability. Phone as well as in-person technical support will be provided by volunteers.

For more information, or to be added to our wait list, please contact Maria Foster at 617-730-2644 or mfoster@brooklinema.gov

Student Training & Education in Public Service

The goal of STEPS is to encourage more people to pursue career paths where they can have an impact.

A new guidebook explains why working with seniors can be a smart career move and spotlights 13 jobs in fields like healthcare to social work and counseling including an interview with a clinical social worker who counsels
older adults.

Careers working with seniors: https://www.publicservicedegrees.org/careers/people-with-disabilities/
STEPS (Student Training & Education in Public Service): https://www.publicservicedegrees.org/

Retirement Engagement Alternatives Program

REAP (Retirement Engagement Alternative Program) is designed for Brookline residents aged 60 and older who wish to remain engaged and active in the community while in retirement or partial retirement. Limited additional program opportunities may also be available for individuals aged 55-60.

The goal of this program is to enhance the retirement experience by connecting participants with either part-time paid or volunteer work in the community or at the Brookline Senior Center.

If you would like to connect with REAP Coordinator Kaila Atkins, she can be reached at katkins@brooklinema.gov or 617-730-2767.