Social isolation can be a challenge for all age groups, but it can become especially difficult as we get older. It may not be as easy to keep in touch with friends or maintain our social circle as we enter retirement or our friends and family move away.
Spring is in full bloom in Connecticut and these beautiful sunny days are a great time to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. View our guide for fun and exciting activities to enjoy this spring in Connecticut, including visiting museums, outdoor activities, great fairs and festivals, and more.
Older adults play a vital role in our lives and our communities – as family members, friends, mentors, volunteers, and members of society. In order to recognize the older adults in our community, we are joining the Administration for Community Living in celebrating Older Americans Month this May!
Join us in celebrating Global Intergenerational Week! This week is about getting more individuals involved in a global intergenerational conversation, sharing ideas about how to make connections, and inspiring others to take action that builds strong intergenerational relationships.
The Woodbury Senior Center is a warm and welcoming place for seniors who are looking for ways to connect with others and the community. Learn more about their recent work.
Learn about the many support programs available to you throughout the state
Consumer problems can range from financial exploitation to fraud. The Consumer Law Project for Elders (CLPE) is a non-profit law firm that provides free legal advice and assistance to seniors with consumer legal problems. To learn more, call the CLPE Hotline at: 1-800-296-1467.
The Connecticut Energy Assistance Program is available for individuals and families who need help keeping their homes and families warm this winter. Eligible households should have an annual income that is at or below 60 percent of the state median income. Learn more and apply today to get assistance.
The holidays are a joyous time to spend with our loved ones, but the ongoing state of COVID-19 pandemic should give us all a reason to take the proper steps in keeping our families safe. It is as important as ever to make sure we are doing our part to protect ourselves and keep our loved ones healthy.