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Connecticut Resources

Connecticut residents are afforded a wide range of services and supports, whether we live at home or require long-term care. Access to these resources is critical to preventing abuse and promoting elder rights.

Health and Well-being

Health and Well-being
A statement that explains how health and well-being are critical to preventing abuse and promoting elder rights: 
Health & Well-Being | MyPlaceCT 

Managing Chronic Disease and Pain
Managing Chronic Disease & Pain | MyPlaceCT 

Preventing Falls
Preventing Falls | MyPlaceCT

Medication Management
Medication Management | MyPlaceCT

Geriatric Assessments
Geriatric Assessments | MyPlaceCT 

Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation, & Abandonment
Abuse, Neglect, & Exploitation | MyPlaceCT 

Mental Health & Addiction
Mental Health & Addiction | MyPlaceCT 

Memory Loss
Memory Loss | MyPlaceCT  

Services and Supports

Services & Supports
A statement that explains how access to services and supports are critical to preventing abuse and promoting elder rights: 

In-home care
In-home Care | MyPlaceCT                        

Housing | MyPlaceCT

Assistive Technology
Assistive Technology & Home Modifications | MyPlaceCT  

Meals & Groceries
Meals & Groceries | MyPlaceCT 

Transportation | MyPlaceCT 

Social Engagement
Social Engagement | MyPlaceCT 

Veterans Services
Veteran Services | MyPlaceCT
Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs 

End-of-Life Planning
End-of-Life Planning | MyPlaceCT 

Mental Health
Mental Health Services | MyPlaceCT 

Financial Security
Financial Options | MyPlaceCT
Financial Tools | MyPlaceCT
Help for Homeowners & Renters – Dept. of Banking
Avoiding Foreclosure – Dept. of Banking 

Family Caregivers
Family Caregivers | MyPlaceCT 

Long-term Care

Long-term Care
A statement that explains why it is important to promote and support elder rights and the prevention of elder abuse in skilled nursing facilities: 

25 Common Nursing Home Problems—& How to Resolve Them
The revisions include updated Medicare coverage standards. This year’s guide is available in both a web-based format and a PDF.

Long-term Care Ombudsman’s Office 
Explanation of the LTCOP role vs. Elderly Protective Services
Connecticut Long-term Care Ombudsman Program
Nursing Homes | MyPlaceCT
Find Healthcare Providers: Compare Care Near You | Medicare (CMS Site-Nursing Home Compare)

Assisted Living Facilities & Managed Residential Care Homes
Assisted Living Facilities & Managed Residential Communities | MyPlaceCT                         

Skilled Nursing Facilities 
Nursing Homes | MyPlaceCT 

Assistance to Get Back into the Community/Money Follows the Person 
Money Follows the Person Program (MFP) | MyPlaceCT 

Legal Assistance & Resources

Your Legal Rights
Your Legal Rights | MyPlaceCT  

 Be an Advocate

Professional Advocates for Older Adults 
Long-term Care Ombudsman Program
Community Ombudsman Program
Connecticut Bar Association
Connecticut Legal Service Programs
Veterans Legal Rights 

Family Advocates
Family Councils
25 Common Nursing Home Problems and How to Resolve Them (Justice in Aging) 

Older Adult Advocates 
AARP Fraud Watch Network
Resident Councils
Testifying Before the Legislature