The Dedham Council on Aging is a department of the Town of Dedham, with a Board appointed by the Town Manager. The mission of the Council is to serve the citizens of Dedham aged sixty and over as follows:
- Assess and respond to their needs, issues, interests, and preferences.
- Design and implement programs and services that promote independence, well-being, safety, and dignity.
- Provide information and referrals about available resources and assist seniors to benefit from such resources.
- Educate the community at large about the issues unique to older adults.