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Notice of Public Hearing

Pursuant to the Older Americans Act of 1965, section 316 (a) (3), a public hearing will be held via Zoom on May 20, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. The hearing will address any comments and/or concerns regarding Southwestern CT Agency on Aging’s draft of the FFY...

Celebrating Older Americans

In challenging times, communities find strength in people—and people find strength in their communities. In the past year, we’ve seen this time and again here in Southwestern Connecticut as friends, neighbors, and businesses have found new ways to support each other....

Adult Day Care Reduces Stress

  Some of the most challenging aspects of caring for aging parents can be taking care of their basic needs. After all, most of us aren’t trained nurses or nurse’s assistants. That makes everything more challenging – whether that’s monitoring vital signs and...

Serving Up Healthy Meals to Seniors’ Homes

One of the side-effects of the pandemic has been the toll it has taken on the nutritional needs of seniors. Many older adults were – and continue to be – justifiably leery about venturing out, and visits from friends and adult children are still limited. That has led...

Black History Month From the Perspective of Those Who Lived It

Racism, agism, gender bias and really any type of discrimination is rooted in the belief that all people do not hold equal value. People who hold racist beliefs tend to believe that race is the primary determinant of human capacity – that your whiteness, blackness,...
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