Health Clinics & SHINE

SHINE (Serving the Health Insurance needs of Elders)

The Council on Aging has a certified SHINE counselor available to assist elders in the community. SHINE counselors can help elders and Medicare beneficiaries understand their rights and benefits under Medicare and other health insurance coverage.

Counselors can review present coverage, provide written comparisons of plans, protects elders from paying for bills they should not pay and prevent paying for unnecessary duplicate coverage. Counselors also help with claim forms and applications. They will make referrals when appropriate.

To schedule an appointment with our SHINE Counselor, please call the COA office at 781-659-7878.


Norwell VNA and Hospice offers free blood pressure and glucose screening at the Norwell Council on Aging on the 2nd Thursday of each month.  Check the calendar for dates and times.