Learn about programs and services that keep you safe at home and in your community.
These links will take you to 211CT.org, where you can refine your search by town.
Programs that provide your personal medical information to first responders, whether in your car or in your home.
Also known as Medical Emergency Response Systems or Personal Alarm Systems, these devices let you call for help in an emergency by pushing a button.
Programs and groups that fight fraud and abuse and advocate for senior safety and protection.
Statewide office of Protective Services for the Elderly investigates reports of known or suspected physical or mental abuse, exploitation, or neglect of adults ages 60+.
These programs assist Connecticut residents with heating fuel and utilities payments.
These programs help eligible households who are experiencing financial hardship by preventing the disconnection of heat and utility services.
Customers can request "budget billing," an arrangement which averages yearly electrical consumption into equal monthly payments.
If you have a complaint, here is information about consumer protection agencies in Connecticut that you can contact.
Training to help seniors remain safe and responsible drivers.
The Elder Justice Hotline helps older adults in Connecticut seek information, assistance, and justice. The hotline can be reached at 1-860-808-5555 from 8:00am-5:00pm on weekdays.
Many local Senior Centers provide seminars and information about Safety & Protection.
CT Senior Medicare Patrol prevents, detects, and reports health care fraud, errors, and abuse through outreach, counseling, and education.
Learn about AARP's Driver Safety Program for mature drivers.
Visit your town's Senior Center page to learn about local resources.
Ability Beyond Assistive Technology provides information about technology devices that can assist with safety at home.
This year, Medicare’s open enrollment period is October 15th to December 7th. Now is the time to take a look at your current coverage and change or select a Medicare plan that best fits your medical needs for next year. The new plans will take effect on January 1st, 2024.
Studies show that just going for a brisk daily walk is beneficial to your health. Learn more about the benefits of physical activity for maintaining optimal brain health and get tips from Dr. Allison Ostroff on how we can modify our behaviors now and optimize our longevity.
Caring for older relatives can be a challenging and demanding task for caregivers. In order to make the tasks of caregiving feel more manageable, take a look at the key steps to take in creating a caregiving plan to ensure the experience of caregiving is a positive one.