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Free Webinar: Nursing Facility Advocacy 101: Advocating for Residents with Disabilities 10/7/22, 12-1 PM (rescheduled from 9/26/22). Attorneys Rachel Mirsky and Deborah Dorfman from Disability Rights Connecticut (DRCT) will provide an overview of the role of the DRCT. Learn about what DRCT does and how DRCT can help disabled individuals. They will: highlight DRCT’s role in conservatorships and… Read more »
Falls Prevention Awareness Week is a national health campaign observed on the first week of Fall to increase awareness that falls are preventable. Falls are one of the major causes of serious injuries and deaths for older adults, and the long-lasting effects of a fall are not just physical but also economic and emotional. The… Read more »
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 »
Governor Lamont Announces Application Period for 2022-2023 Winter Season of the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program Begins on September 1
Posted on August 31, 2022 (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the application period for the 2022-2023 winter season of the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) will begin on September 1, 2022. The program helps Connecticut residents – including both homeowners and renters – with the costs associated with heating their homes.… Read more »
Please see the latest educational videos offered by the Fighting Fraud with AARP CT educational series! Feel free to share through your networks as a way to keep people up-to-date on the latest scams! Fighting Fraud with AARP CT – January https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g78IEQY21gk&t=48s Fighting Fraud with AARP CT – February https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQFUtyce5eg Fighting Fraud with AARP CT… Read more »
Extreme Heat and Cooling Centers A helpful reminder from Connecticut’s Infoline 211…. “Throughout the summer months Connecticut may experience periods of extreme heat including excessively high temperatures and high levels of humidity. It is recommended that during periods of extreme heat that Connecticut residents take precautions and stay informed. “Excessively high temperatures can be dangerous… Read more »