State Department on Aging
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Monday, May 02, 2016
May is Older American’s Month: "Blaze a Trail"
  Older adults are a growing and increasingly vital part of our country and are blazing trails in all aspects of life.

Monday, May 02, 2016
Energy Assistance Program extends application deadline.
  Households may apply until May 31st regardless of primary heating source.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Older American's Act Re-authorized
  The Act is integral to the funding of programs that help those age 60 plus here in Connecticut.

Friday, April 15, 2016
Commissioner Ritter discusses behavioral health concerns on WNPR.
  The "Where We Live" talk show looks at mental health issues in our older adult population.

Monday, April 04, 2016
Coalition for Elder Justice in CT soliciting agencies and organizations.
  Join our multidisciplinary statewide partners as Coalition members to prevent elder abuse and protect the rights, independence, security, and well-being of vulnerable elders.

Monday, March 21, 2016
The CHOICES program announces its 2016 training opportunities.
  The CHOICES program is looking for volunteers or professionals interested in helping beneficiaries make informed decisions about their Medicare options.

Monday, March 21, 2016
The Con Artists Playbook – An Interactive Seminar.
  AARP Fraud Watch Network in collaboration with the Connecticut Masters’ Games are providing a FREE seminar.

Friday, March 18, 2016
37th Annual Connecticut Masters’ Games
  The Multisport Olympic-style competition for amateur athletes kicks off April 1 in New Britain.

Thursday, March 17, 2016
Behavioral Health Unmet Needs Report for Older Adults news release
  Meeting the Needs of Older Adults with Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Disorders

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Accessible prescription labels available at any Rite Aid Location.
  Individuals with visual limitations or disabilities can now request large print, braille or talking drug labels from any Rite Aid location throughout the state.

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Coming: Age of Disruption 2016 Tour
  What if everything you know about aging is wrong? This is a workshop that disrupts the stereotypes around dementia.