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New Resources on Resuming Visits in Long-Term Care Facilities

As in-person visits resume and families return to long-term care facilities for the first time since the pandemic began, they may notice the impact COVID-19 has had on residents. During your visit you will want to note any changes in your loved one’s appearance or demeanor to get a better sense of the impact on… Read more »

Yale Seeks Participants for Study of Families Impacted by Early Stage Dementia

Yale is looking for participants for two exciting remote studies of families impacted by early stage dementia. Both studies offer generous compensations and will help researchers better understand how families are coping with early stage dementia, as well as offering coping tools. One study is for a parent and child, and the other for spouses/partners.… Read more »

UConn Center on Aging Seeks Participants for COVID-19 Clinical Trial

This trial is designed to study an investigational medication (RTB-101) that we hope can prevent or reduce COVID 19 symptoms in people age 65 or older, who have either:  Tested positive for COVID-19 but do not have any symptoms of COVID-19, or live with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. Participants must be… Read more »

Lance Robertson, Assistant Secretary for Aging, Promotes Connection During Residents’ Rights Month

This year has been hard on everyone, but the COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on residents of long-term care facilities. The statistics and stories from across the country have been heartbreaking—especially for residents, their families and friends, and facility staff. In addition to the direct danger posed by the virus itself, the months… Read more »

Attorney General’s Annual Report to Congress on Department of Justice Activities to Combat Elder Fraud and Abuse, October 18, 2020

Annual report to Congress highlights the increased exploitation of older Americans during the the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Department of Justice’s efforts to detect, investigate and prosecute Coronavirus-related crimes. For full report: https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/department-justice-issues-annual-report-congress-its-work-combat-elder-fraud-and-abuse

Coffee, Tea and SMP

Join Senior Resources Agency on Aging for a free group phone conversation about Medicare, Senior Medicare Patrol, CHOICES programs and ways to prevent Fraud and Abuse. Listen in, ask questions, discuss ideas. Every 2nd Friday of the month from 9-10 am Mark your 2020 Calendar: October 9th November 13th December 11th Different topics and speakers… Read more »

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