The Council on Aging is reminding residents to take advantage of its free lending program for medical equipment. Current inventory includes wheelchairs, walkers, tub chairs and stools, tub transfer benches, canes, a folding cane, crutches, commodes, and raised toilet seats. All are available to residents of any age who need them. To borrow, call the council’s office at 978-371-2895. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.