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An Intergenerational Approach

Without this type of intergenerational support from community leaders and volunteers, the Southwestern Connecticut Agency on Aging would not be able to help the many seniors in our community who have been struggling since the outbreak of COVID-19 getting fresh...

CT COVID-19 Nursing Home Update Moderated by Senator Tony Hwang

Posted by State Senator Tony Hwang on Thursday, June 4, 2020

COVID-19 Media Advisory

MEDIA ADVISORY Update- to see a recording of this town hall, see this copy from AARPCT's Facebook Page AARP Connecticut will host two live, interactive Telephone Town Halls with federal legislators who represent Connecticut and other top experts this week to discuss...

Help SWCAA Feed Our Seniors

Welcome to the Southwestern
CT Agency on Aging

The Southwestern CT Agency on Aging and Independent Living is here to help you maintain and improve the quality of your life in the community. SWCAA can help you navigate options to help you or your loved one remain in the community regardless of age.

Latest SWCAA Video

Why is important to get unbiased advice for Medicare?

Why is important to get unbiased advice for Medicare? You know SWCAA can get you connected to a CHOICES volunteer for unbiased Medicare assistance, but who are these volunteers? We talked with longtime CHOICES volunteer Marna Schirmer about what type of training they receive.


You wouldn’t jump into an ocean with turbulent waves unless you have a proper life jacket on.  SWCAA is just like a life jacket.

Rev Fred Ogletree


If your organization had not been there for us I don’t think we would be sitting in this house today.

Henrietta & Jim

Home Care Program

It’s a challenge to learn something new, to learn about Medicare and Medicare Saving. It’s stimulating to become an expert so I can help people with these programs.


Choices Volunteer

Open Enrollment is

October 15 - December 7

CHOICES Certified Counselors, in collaboration with local municipalities and senior centers, provide unbiased information designed to help you navigate your Medicare coverage options.

Call 800.994.9422 to get the unbiased help you need!

This project was supported, in part by grant number 90SAPG0068-01-00, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living (ACL) policy.

Contact Us

(203) 333-9288

1000 Lafayette Blvd., 9th Floor
Bridgeport, CT 06604

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