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Helpful Links

General Information

  1. AARP
  2. Administration on Aging U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
  3. Assisted Living Directory
  4. Benefits Check-Up (eligibility screening) Nat’l Council on Aging
  5. CT Association of Area Agencies on Aging
  6. CT Coalition on Aging
  7. CT Department Rehab Services, State Unit on Aging
  8. CT Housing Search
  9. CT Long-Term Care
  10. Eldercare Locator U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
  11. Identity Theft – Quick Reference Guide, State of Connecticut
  12. Identity Theft Related LinksState of Connecticut
  13. LGBT – Aging Resources Network
  14. LGBT – The SAGE National Elder Hotline
  15. LGBT – National Resource Center on Aging
  16. National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
  17. National Council on Aging
  18. Nursing Home Abuse Guide
  19. Patients Like Me Community
  20. Seniors Blue Book, Housing and Resources for Aging Well
  21. Stop Medicare Fraud U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
  22. Social Security Administration
  23. my Social Security Online account service
  24. Reverse Mortgage U.S. Dept. of Housing
  25. 2-1-1 Infoline / United Way of Connecticut

Department of Social Services

  1. CT Department of Social Services
  2. ConneCT Dept. of Social Services
  3. How to Renew DSS Benefits Online “YouTube” video:
  4. How to make Changes to your DSS account Online “You Tube” video:

Caregiver Websites

  1. Resources For Caregivers
  2. Children of Aging Parents
  3. National Family Caregivers Association

Emergency Planning

  1. CT Department of Emergency Management
  2. Federal Emergency Management Agency
  3. Planning and preparing for Emergencies
  4. Be Red Cross Ready Winter Storm Safety Checklist
  5. American Red Cross, Tools & Resources

Health & Wellness

  1. Access Health CT
  2. Alzheimer’s Association
  3. Alzheimers U.S. Dept of Health & Human Services
  4. American Cancer Society
  5. American Diabetes Association
  6. American Heart Association
  7. American Lung Association
  8. Arthritis Foundation
  9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  10. Department of Public Health
  11. Fight Colorectal Cancer
  12. Healthy Eating As We Age
  13. National Parkinson Foundation
  14. Connecticut Advocates for Parkinson’s
  15. National Osteoporosis Foundation
  16. National Stroke Association
  17. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  18. National MS Society
  19. Husky Health CT.
  20. Medicare Glossary
  21. Medicare Coverage of Durable Medical Equipment

Hearing Aid Assistance

  1. Audient – Alliance for Accessible Hearing Care
  2. Hearing Loss Association of America

Home Safety Guidance

  1. CDC Foundation – Home Fall Prevention Checklist, English
  2. CDC Foundation – Home Fall Prevention ChecklistSpanish

Legal Assistance

  1. Center for Medicare Advocacy
  2. Connecticut Elder Law Services
  3. Connecticut Legal Services
  4. CT Bar Association
  5. National Academy of Elderly Law

Prescription Drugs

  1. Medicare Website
  2. CancerCare Co-payment Assistance Foundation
  3. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  4. Consumer Reports – Best Buy Drugs
  5. familyWize – Prescription Drug Discount Card
  6. HealthWell Foundation
  7. Hope Dispensary of Greater Bridgeport
  8. NeedyMeds Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs
  9. Consumer Reports Health Drug Information 
  10. RxASSIST Patient Assistance Programs
  11. Social Security Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drugs Cost
  12. CCM Prescription Drug Savings Programs 
  13. GoodRX

Staying Active

  1. National Institute on Aging – Exercise & Physical Activity
  2. NIH SeniorHealth Exercise and Physical Activity for Older Adults
  3. MedLine Plus Exercise for Seniors

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Bridgeport, CT 06604

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