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Monday, February 01, 2016
Medicare Savings Plan beneficiaries have a special enrollment all year.
  Beneficiaries are encouraged to review their options. Contact a Certified CHOICES counselor for assistance.

Monday, February 01, 2016
Seeking volunteers to play an important part in running the state.
  The State of Connecticut is seeking volunteers to serve on the many state councils, boards and commissions that have a role in running state.

Friday, January 22, 2016
Staying safe and warm this winter season.
  Resources and tips.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month
  Did you know your Medicare benefits will pay for a pap smear and cervical exam at least every two years without any cost to you?

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Generations United releases the 2015 Grandfamilies Report..
  The report identifies key state laws across the country designed to better support grandparents. See resources under the GAPS webpage for the report.

Friday, January 08, 2016
Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut Unveils STOP Ageism Campaign

Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Why you should take fall prevention seriously!
  An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Thursday, December 31, 2015
Advance Care Planning can be added to your annual wellness visit.
  Medicare beneficiaries can now receive free advanced planning assistance at their annual wellness visit to document medical treatments they may not want if they lack the capacity to make those decisions.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015
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.

Friday, December 18, 2015
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.