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U.S. Transition to 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Launched Saturday, July 16, 2022.

On Saturday, July 16, 2022, the U.S. transitioned the 10-digit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to 988 – an easy-to-remember three-digit number for 24/7 crisis care. The lifeline, which also links to the Veterans Crisis Line, follows a three-year joint effort by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and… Read more »

AARP CT and CT Dept. of Aging and Disability Services Host Technology Series

Virtual U: Assistive Technology for Access Training – 9/29/2022 @1PM ET Learn how technology can increase access for individuals you serve in your professional and personal lives. Join AARP Connecticut, Dr. Lauren Tucker, the State of Connecticut Department of Aging & Disability Services and participants from across the country for this FREE, virtual 2-hour training… Read more »

State Unit on Aging Announces Several Job Opportunities

We are reaching out to share several job opportunities at the State of Connecticut Department of Aging and Disability that have just been posted on the Department of Administrative Services JobAps website. The State Unit on Aging is recruiting for multiple positions. Social Services Program Manager: Click Here to See Job Posting, Closing Date 7/19/22… Read more »

CEJC 2022 Elder Justice Symposium, 10/18/22

The Assumptions We Hold: Rethinking Commonly-Held Beliefs among Elder Justice Professionals 2022 Coalition for Elder Justice in CT Virtual Symposium by AARP CT Exploring assumptions we may have can positively impact our experience in the elder justice space. Join the Coalition for Elder Justice in CT (CEJC), AARP CT and attendees from around the country… Read more »

Find Out How Smart Technology Empowers Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities

OAK HILL’S SMART HOME ON WHEELS (SHOW)Oak Hill’s New England Assistive Technology (NEAT) Center connects people with the latest assistive technology, helping them effectively perform many tasks independently, overcome obstacles, and enhance their quality of life. Smart technology is empowering people with disabilities and aging adults by making homes more accessible. New smart home tools… Read more »

ACL Announces COVID-19 Tests for People Who are Blind or Have Low Vision

Tests for people who are blind or have low vision Testing is a critical part of the fight against COVID-19, but some people who are blind or have low vision face barriers using many of the COVID-19 tests on the market.  On June 23, 2022, the Biden-Harris Administration launched a new initiative to expand the… Read more »

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