AGING SERVICES: Community Choices Grand Opening Celebrations

Community Choices Grand Opening Celebrations

 
 
 
The History of Community Choices Grand Openings in Connecticut:
 
** State's 3rd Community Choices (ADRC) Opens in North Central CT on May 3rd, 2010!**
The Aging Services Division, North Central Area Agency on Aging, Independence Unlimited, and Connecticut Community Care, Inc. have teamed up to bring Connecticut a 3rd Aging and Disability Resources Center, known as "Community Choices," to the state as the result of a grant from the Administration on Aging.  May 4th marked the official grand opening ceremony. 
 
 
 
Photos from the 3rd Community Choices Grand Opening Ceremony
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Unveiling of the North Central ADRC Logo. (from left to right) Molly Rees Gavin - President - Connecticut Community Care, Incorporated, Carmen Reyes - Executive Director - North Central Area Agency on Aging, Candace Low - Executive Director - Independence Unlimited.
 
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The logo unveiled.
 
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The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.
 
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The North Central ADRC - "North Central Community Choices" (from left to right) Pam Giannini -Director State Unit on Aging, Molly Rees Gavin - CCCI, Candace Low - IU, Carmen Reyes - NCAAA
 
 
 
 
**Connecticut's 2nd Community Choices (ADRC) Opens in Western CT on May 1st, 2009!**
The Aging Services Division, Western CT Area Agency on Aging, and Independence Northwest have partnered to bring the second ADRC "Community Choices" to the state as the result of a grant from the Administration on Aging.  May 12th marked the official grand opening ceremony.  
 
 
 
Photos from the Western Community Choices Grand Opening
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Western CT Community Choices Members: Scott Robbins (Independence Northwest), Eileen Healy (Independence Northwest), Dawn Macary (Western CT Area Agency on Aging) & Bob Gorman (Independence Northwest).
 
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Live Broadcast of WATR radio at the Grand Opening.  Pictured: Eileen Healy (Independence Northwest), Melissa Morton (DSS-Aging Services), and Ed Flynn (WATR Talk of the Town Host).
 
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Even the Water promoting the Community Choices.
 
 
 
**Connecticut's 1st Community Choices (ADRC) Opens in South Central CT Oct. 1st, 2008!**
The Aging Services Division, Agency on Aging of South Central CT and Center for Disability Rights have partnered to bring the first ADRC, "Community Choices" to the state as the result of a grant from the Administration on Aging.  Community Choices is a resource hub of information - a "one-stop shop" or information gateway that offers a range of information from a simple name & phone number to detailed help concerning community services, policies and procedures, and assistance with completing benefits applications.  The ADRC's Mission is to assist individuals 18 and older who are seeking services and support, regardless of disability or income, through a coordinated system of information and access.
 
 
 
South Central CT Community Choices Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - October 23, 2008
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DSS Aging Services - Pam Giannini, Center for Disability Rights - Marc Gallucci, & Agency on Aging of South Central CT - Neysa Stallman-Guerino
 
 
 
 
 
 


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