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Governor Lamont Reminds Connecticut Residents About Available Home Heating Assistance

Posted on December 2, 2021 (HARTFORD, CT) – With winter weather approaching and heating costs rising, Governor Ned Lamont today is reminding Connecticut residents about energy assistance services that are available in the state for those who need help keeping their homes and families warm this winter. “Here in Connecticut, we have many available services… Read more »

Center for Medicare Advocacy: Free Webinar 12/15 @ 2 PM, Skilled Nursing Facility Updates

Skilled Nursing Facility Updates:Vaccinations, Visitation, and the Build Back Better Act Wednesday, December 15, 2021, 2:00-3:00 EST We invite you to join us for a free webinar on Wednesday December 15, 2021, from 2-3 pm, where we will examine skilled nursing facility vaccination and visitation rules in the COVID era, the important nursing home provisions in the… Read more »

CEJC “Lunch & Learn” Series for Professional Conservators 12/16 @ 12 PM

Nursing Facility Advocacy 101: New CT Laws That Enhance Resident Rights, Free This session has been approved for 1 CLE by the CT Bar Association and 1 CEC by the CT/NASW The 2021 Legislative Session was an important one for nursing home residents. Several bills were passed and signed into law to ensure that better… Read more »

Elder Justice Coalition: Breaking News! Elder Justice Act Passes the House!

News from the Elder Justice Coalition    $4.2 Billion in Elder Justice Act Funding Passes First Big Test in House This morning, the House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act, which includes a historic investment of $4.2 billion to reauthorize and modernize the Elder Justice Act.   The bipartisan Elder Justice Coalition called… Read more »

NCAAA: Upcoming Active Living Workshops, 12/2/21

National Consumer Voice: Updated Nursing Home Visitation Guidance, Webinar 11/18 @ 3 PM

On November 12th, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated their Nursing Home Visitation Guidance.  After a year and a half of residents and their loved ones being separated from each other and subject to confusing and often ignored visitation guidance, visitation is now allowed at all times for all residents, this includes… Read more »

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