Mayor Morse Appoints Navae Fenwick-Rodriguez as New Council on Aging Director Text Size

Mayor Morse recently announced that he would appoint Navae Fenwick-Rodriguez, who had been serving as interim director for the past two months, as the new director of Holyoke’s Council on Aging. Rodriguez, a Holyoke resident, is a long-time employee of the Council on Aging, having previously worked as the Activities Coordinator, and has strong relationships with both seniors and staff. She is also the chair of the Holyoke Local Cultural Council.

“Navae has done great work for the Council on Aging, and I have no doubt she will continue to do so as the new director. Since she took over as interim director, she has done the job with the utmost class and professionalism,” Mayor Morse said.

As a community focal point for aging services, the Council on Aging provides a variety of programs and services to enhance and support the lives of older adults. The Council offers a wide range of health, education, wellness, social services, transportation, nutrition, recreation, volunteer and social opportunities for participants to enhance dignity, support independence and encourage community involvement. It is also a resource to the community providing information on aging and assisting family and friends who are entrusted with the care of older adults.

“I am grateful for this opportunity to continue my work with Holyoke’s wonderful seniors,” Fenwick-Rodriguez said. “The Council on Aging does great work for Holyoke’s seniors, and I committed to maintaining this high level of care and service.”

Posted on March 16, 2015 by