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.
The Medic Alert/Safe Return program provides people with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders and their caregivers an I.D. bracelet or necklace, clothing labels and wallet cards which contain information.
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 older drivers.
Visit your town's Senior Center page to learn about local resources.
The Ability Beyond Directory of Technology includes information about technology devices that can assist with safety at home.
Falls Prevention Awareness Week is observed during the first week of fall to increase awareness around falls and injury prevention for older adults. As we age, falling can be particularly dangerous for older adults. Learn more about the top ways to help prevent falls.
The American Cancer Society estimates nearly 17 million cancer survivors are alive in the United States today, which can have a profound impact on mental health. View the ways to optimize your mental health during cancer survivorship.
Older adults are often targets of phone or online scams, but knowing the signs you can help prevent financial loss and emotional distress. Take a look at the latest scams that older adults need to know about to protect yourself and your family.