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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. Assisted Living Facilities
  5. Benefits Check-Up (eligibility screening) Nat’l Council on Aging
  6. Boomers Resource Guide to Connecticut
  7. CT Association of Area Agencies on Aging
  8. CT Coalition on Aging
  9. CT Department on Aging
  10. CT Housing Search
  11. CT Long-Term Care
  12. Consumer Reports Health Drug Information
  13. Disability Resource Center
  14. Direct Marketing Association Reduce Junk Mail
  15. Do Not Call Registry
  16. Eldercare Locator U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
  17. Husky Health CT.
  18. Identity Theft – Quick Reference Guide, State of Connecticut
  19. Identity Theft Related LinksState of Connecticut
  20. LGBT – Aging Resources Network
  21. LGBT – The SAGE National Elder Hotline
  22. LGBT – National Resource Center on Aging
  23. Long Term Care Information U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
  24. Medicare Glossary
  25. Medicare Coverage of Durable Medical Equipment
  26. National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
  27. National Council on Aging
  28. National Energy Assistance Referral
  29. National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
  30. Nursing Home Abuse Guide
  31. Patients Like Me Community
  32. Savvy Senior
  33. Seniors Blue Book, Housing and Resources for Aging Well
  34. Stop Medicare Fraud U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
  35. Social Security Administration
  36. my Social Security Online account service
  37. Reverse Mortgage U.S. Dept. of Housing
  38. United Way of Connecticut 2-1-1 Infoline 

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. Caring for Rare Disease Caregivers
  2. Children of Aging Parents
  3. Mesothelioma Cancer Caregiver Group
  4. 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 (English)
  5. Be Red Cross Ready Winter Storm Safety Checklist (Spanish)
  6. 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. Mesothelioma Information
  14. National MS Society – Social Security Disability
  15. National MS Society – FAQs on SSDI
  16. National MS Society – Filing Claims for Long Term Disability
  17. National MS Society – Know Your Rights
  18. National MS Society – Living with MS
  19. National Osteoporosis Foundation
  20. National Parkinson Foundation
  21. National Stroke Association
  22. Rheumatoid Arthritis

Hearing Aid Assistance

  1. Audient – Alliance for Accessible Hearing Care
  2. Better Hearing Institute, Financial Assistance
  3. Hearing Loss Association of America
  4. Lions Club
  5. Service to Mankind, Hearing Aid Assistance

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
  6. Project Vote Smart 

Prescription Drugs

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

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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