How Much Does Aging Cost?

    Paying for things that we used to do for ourselves is a tough nut to swallow. Payment is an even bigger barrier when we have a finite amount of money left and we don’t know how much support will cost or for how long we will need it. This is the dilemma...

Women – Love Your Heart This February

February is Heart Health Month, and this month in particular is the ideal time to focus on women’s hearts. Why? Because symptoms of a heart attack in women can look and feel far different from what you might expect. That’s true to such an extent that heart attacks are...

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...
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