Frequently Asked Questions
The Senior Center operates a wheelchair lift-equipped van for Sudbury seniors and people with disabilities that will pick you up at your place of residence and bring you to the Senior Center and any other destination in Sudbury. Then it will return later to bring you back to your place of residence.
You must preregister with the MetroWest Regional Transit Authority (MWRTA) by mailing an application and sending a check to start your debit account. Applications are available from the MWRTA or the Senior Center.
Priority is given to riders that need to get to work, have a doctors appointment and need groceries. The van operates 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM Monday-Friday. Cost for a one way ride in town is $1.00, and is $2 one way out of town.
Once the account is set up, call the MWRTA central reservation phone line at 508-820-4650 to request a ride at least 48 business hours in advance.
The entire cost of operating the van, including the driver’s salary and benefits and repairs to the vehicle are paid through an agreement with the MetroWest Regional Transit Authority (MWRTA).
The Senior Center also operates a grant funded Sudbury shuttle service along Route 20. Contact the Senior Center for more information.
In Sudbury a person officially achieves the status of “senior” at age 60.
I need help understanding my health insurance and Medicare regulations. Is there someone at the Senior Center to assist me?
The telephone number of the Senior Center is 1-978-443-3055
A call to the Senior Center will reach a LIVE PERSON during its normal operating hours of 9:00-4:00 weekdays. When the Senior Center is closed you can leave a message on an answering machine.
You can write to the Director via regular mail at the postal address:
Director – Sudbury Senior Center
40 Fairbank Road
Sudbury, MA 01776-1681
U. S. A.
Use our Contact Us form.
You can send a FAX message to the Senior Center at:
1 (978) 443-6009
The receiving FAX machine is located at the Senior Center.
BayPath Elder Services provides, through the Senior Center, a hot lunch-time home delivered meal Monday – Friday to eligible residents. For information, please contact BayPath at (508) 573-7200 if you or a family member are interested. You may also speak with Anne Manning, Senior Center Information Specialist about home delivered meals and other resources.
BayPath Elder Services also provides a hot meal once a month at the Senior Center in conjunction with an informational or educational event. The suggested voluntary donation is $3.00. Please check the newsletter for a schedule and make sure to reserve a space!
Part of the cost of the meal is underwritten by the federal government through the Administration on Aging and the Mass. Executive Office of Elder Affairs. Each meal is planned by a registered dietitian to meet 1/3 of the daily nutritional requirements of a senior. Reservations for meals can be made by calling the Senior Center at 978-443-3055.
We also have several health related programs and a free blood-pressure clinic. We offer day trips, multi-day trips, and even trips to other countries. For further information, call the Senior Center at (978) 443-3055, take a look at information on this website under Programs, or Click Here to send us an email.
All the details are available in the monthly publication, the Sudbury Senior Scene, available free at the Senior Center and on the Town website.
We are always looking for ideas for new programs. Many of the Senior Center programs started as the result of an idea from a Sudbury senior.
Go to the Sudbury Town website Email List Signup . Click on the “subscribe” button in the upper right corner.
Enter your e-mail address and first and last names, in the boxes provided, and click on the little box that says “Senior Center—General Information”. Type in the numbers and letters for the security check and then click on “Sign Up” just below. You will be added to get all the newsletters the month before they are mailed, and occasional updates and items of interest that have come up too late for inclusion in the newsletter.