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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Crews860-887-3561 [email protected] Popular Seniors Benefits program Receives $120,000 Award Norwich, CT – The National Council on Aging (NCOA) recently awarded $120,000 to Senior ResourcesAgency on Aging’s Benefits Enrollment Centers program, a popular program providing seniorspreliminary screening and claim assistance for a host of state and federal benefits. In announcing the… Read more »
Federal public benefits provide critical support to older immigrants. But for a subset of older immigrants who are affected by the “five-year bar,” this assistance is out of reach. A new Justice in Aging Fact Sheet, The Five-Year Bar Prevents Older Immigrants from Accessing Programs that Help them Meet Basic Needs, outlines how a 1996… Read more »
Department of Consumer Protection’s 6th Annual Cross-Cultural Communications Symposium Data with Dignity: People Behind the Numbers October 22, 2021 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, Connecticut Keynote Speaker: Charlton McIlwain – Just Data: Designing Technology for Racial Justice Register now to assure your place: https://biznet.ct.gov/DCP_Symposium This past year and a half has shown… Read more »
Please see the announcement below from the Department of Justice’s Elder Justice Initiative. Guardianship is one approach to providing support and assistance to adults who need help with decision-making about finances and personal issues. However, as recent high-profile and less visible cases illustrate, guardianship can also infringe on personal rights and can lead to mistreatment… Read more »
Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce the release of a new factsheet, “Policies & Legislation: Impacting Elder Programs in Indian Country Impacting Elder Programs in Indian Country,” from the National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative (NIEJI) at the University of North Dakota’s Online Interactive Educational Module and the National Center on Elder Abuse and Keck… Read more »
Focus on Aging/Federal Partners’ Webinar: End-of-Life Care Thursday, September 30, 2021, 2:30-4:00 PM ET Register End-of-life care is a term used to describe support and medical care given during the time of life preceding death. Care at the end of life can include support for physical, emotional, spiritual, and practical needs. For those living with… Read more »