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Agency on Aging
of South Central Connecticut
May 29, 2013
We’re your partner in successful community living. If you’re looking for services and information to keep you or a loved one at home or opportunities to stay active and engaged in your community, you’ve come to the right place; we can help you.
We'll guide you through the confusing process of getting the care you or your loved one need and develop a plan to navigate the maze of insurance and services. Most people want to live at home for as long as possible. We provide services to individuals to make this wish come true. Our staff will work with you to provide services that support your wish to live at home. We're here to help and advocate for you.
If you're a caregiver, we know caring for your loved ones can be stressful. We provide support and breaks for you. We also have classes to help you be the best caregivers you can be.
The best way to stay healthy is to be physically active and socially involved. We provide exercise and health classes, tutoring, mentoring, and employment opportunities and training. We also give you the chance to give back by sharing your time, skills, and experiences.
We fund a full range of services, including health and wellness programs, social support, and services. We partner with other non-profits to ensure our community has an array of services to support individuals' choices. We develop a plan on a regular basis to meet the needs of older adults. We're your advocate for aging and disability issues.
What is the Veterans Directed Home and Community Based Services Program (VDHCBS)?
The VDHCBS program serves Veterans of any age who are at risk of nursing home placement and their family caregivers. The VDHCBS program provides Veterans the opportunity to receive home and community based services that enable them to avoid institutionalization and continue to live in their homes and communities.
Hispanic Outreach Program for Elders is a network of service providers who meet regularly to update their awareness of community programs . The purpose of HOPE is to share information with the Aging Network to ensure we are fully prepared to bring programs and services older Hispanic adults. Through H.O.P.E. we can advocate for Hispanic seniors, provide current information about community resources and serve as a support network for community providers of services.
Volunteers 55 and older are needed in the New Haven schools. Would you like to share your life’s experience and spend one-to-one special time with children who need help at a critical time in their lives? Grandparents serve 15-40 hours per week and may qualify for a tax-free stipend. For more information, call 203-752-3059 and ask to speak to Annie Thorpe or Ron Webb.
Are you eligible for additional benefits? Are you missing benefits that your entitled to? Click the link below to find out today.
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