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Southwestern CT Agency on Aging is awarded The 2013 Family Stregthening Award by Family & Children’s Agency

SWCAA was awarded the Family Strengthening Award by Family & Children’s Agency (FCA) on October 29, 2013 at FCA’s Annual Meeting. Robert Cashel, President & CEO of FCA said “Our partnership with the Southwestern CT Agency on Aging is one of our most important and long standing relationships.” The Family Strengthening Award recognizes and celebrates individuals or organizations in the community whose outstanding contributions have dramatically impacted FCA’s ability to strengthen and stabilize families and offer help in all phases of life. SWCAA has been a core funder of many services offered by FCA’s Home Care Services for Seniors, including Personal Alert, Carpentry and Home Modifications, Assisted Transportation and Home Health and Homemaker services. SWCAA’s Executive Director, Marie Allen and Board President, Alice Pisani accepted the award on behalf of the Agency on Aging.

Southwestern Connecticut Agency On Aging receives a$2,000 donation from Griswold Cares Foundation.

The Southwestern Connecticut Agency On Aging received a $,2000 donation from Griswold Home Care’s non-profit, The Griswold Cares Foundation, a 501(c)(3) private foundation established in 2010, which provides grants to select community programs that help people age in place. Those selected for grants help to advance the Foundation’s mission of supporting respite and short-term home care services to those in need. — SWCAA would like to thank Griswold Cares Foundation for recognizing the work that we do on behalf of older adults and our mission to help older adults age in place with maximum independence and dignity.

Photo from left to right: Marie Allen, Exec. Director of SWCAA, Mary Donnelly, Director of Care Management, Cathy Howard, Director of Griswold Home Care , Kedeisha Fountain, Team Leader, SWCAA and Christine Dispensa, Care Manager, SWCAA.