Elders, Senior Citizens


Home Care Program for Elders

1-800-445-5394

Giving people the opportunity to stay home instead of going to a nursing home. Referrals accepted online at

www.ascendami.com/CTHomeCareforElders

 

Consumer Law Project for Elders

1-800-296-1467

www.ctlawhelp.org

Provides free legal assistance to seniors over 60 with consumer legal problems.

 

State of Connecticut Department of Social Service

www.dss.state.ct.us/svc/chcpe/eligibility.htm

Program that provides services to assist individuals to stay at home instead of going into a Nursing home. Applicant must meet guidelines.

 

Protective Services for the Elderly

(203) 974-8029 or 2-1-1 (after hours)

 

Social Security

1-800-772-1213

 

Center for Medicare Advocacy

1-800-262-4414

 

Agency on Aging

1 Long Wharf Drive

New Haven, CT  06511

(203) 785-8533

www.aoascc.org

 

SCCAA Home Care Programs for Elders

(203) 752-3040 or 1-800-445-5394

Program provides eligible individuals with assessment, care management, and payment for home and community-based services.

 

CT Statewide – Respite Care Program

1-800-994-9422 or (203) 785-8533

Program pays for up to a variable amount in respite care services per family, per year.

 

Charlies Closet

(203) 453-8359

310 State Street

Guilford, CT  06473

http://givct.org/charlies-closet/

Accepts donations of used medical equipment, checks for safety, provides it to people in the community for a nominal fee of $1.00. Equipment Loan Program for items such as wheelchairs, walkers, bath chairs, and the like.

 

 

Geriatric Assessment Clinics

Dorothy Adler Center                    (203) 688-6361

Hospital of St. Raphael                   (203) 789-4222

Masonic Geriatric Health              (203) 284-3900

Mid-State Medical Center            (203) 237-3000

Shelton Lakes                                    (203) 922-3666

 

Provides comprehensive medical, psychological, cognitive, and social assessments for older adults.