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Saluting Our Veterans

Did you know that there were over 167,000 veterans in Connecticut in 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau? That means that roughly 5.9% of our state’s population has served in the U.S. military. Of that number, many are now senior citizens, with 6% serving in...

Elder Abuse Resources are Available

No one should have to live in fear, and that is particularly true when it comes to one of our most vulnerable populations – our senior citizens. The term elder abuse encompasses a wide range of issues that include physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse,...

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....

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 2022 -...

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...

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