Boylston, Massachusetts is located in Worcester counties. Located within the 19.7 square miles making up the town, are 3.6 square miles of water. The Wachusett Reservoir, Boston's water source, lies in the northwestern part of Boylston.
Boylston was first settled in 1706. In 1743, the initial petition to incorporate was denied by the British Colonial Governor. Boylston was eventually incorporated in 1786. Boylston was named for Ward Nicholas Boylston, a wealthy and philanthropist of the late 18th century. He was a benefactor of both the Boylston and the church, bequeathing money in his will for the Boylston town hall.
The 2000 census noted the population of Boylston at 4,008 and projected 2010 population of 4,006. 12.3% of the population is 65 or older. 8.6% of all individual households in Boylston have a Boylston senior 65 or older living alone. As this Boylston senior population increases, so will the need for senior home care services from a reputable senior home care agency like Home Instead Senior Care.
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Although the town has no formal Senior Center, senior activities occur in the Town Building, located on Main Street in Boylston, MA. A Boylston Council on Aging does exist and the director is housed in the Boylston Town Hall. Social services such as information and referral about Boylston senior services are also provided by the Boylston Council on Aging.