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  • Aging and Disability Resources Center

    Aging and Disability Resources Centers provide consumers of any age and ability with benefits counseling, person-centered planning to help identify available long and short term services and supports, application assistance and general information and assistance.

    Agency: State Department on Aging
  • Coalition for Elder Justice in Connecticut

    As the central focus of the Department on Aging's Elder Rights/Elder Justice initiatives in Connecticut, the Department formed this public/private Coalition to bring together stakeholders from around the state to develop more cohesive and collaborative initiatives to raise awareness and educate people of all ages.

    Agency: State Department on Aging
  • Community Living Arrangements (CLAs)

    Community Living Arrangements (CLA) also known as group homes, are operated by the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) or private agencies that offer individuals the opportunity to live in typical community housing. Homes are small in size and generally serve six or fewer individuals.

    Agency: Department of Social Services
  • Community Options

    The State of Connecticut offers a variety of services to help eligible individuals who need support to live at home or to return to community living. Many of the programs are administered under a Medicaid ‘waiver,’ meaning that Connecticut has received federal approval to waive certain Medicaid requirements to meet the service needs of older adults and adults with disabilities in the community.

    Agency: Department of Social Services
  • Long-Term Care

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined by Department of Social Services Commissioner Roderick L. Bremby and Office of Policy and Management Undersecretary Anne Foley, announced the release of Connecticut’s Strategic Plan to Rebalance Long-Term Services and Supports, including a town-by-town projection of Connecticut’s long-term care needs and strategies to meet those needs, on January 29, 2013.

    Agency: Department of Social Services
  • Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

    The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program protects the health, safety, well-being, and rights of individuals who reside in skilled nursing facilities, residential care homes and assisted living facilities.

    Agency: Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
  • Medicare Savings Program

    The State of Connecticut offers financial assistance to eligible Medicare enrollees through our 'Medicare Savings Programs.' These programs may help pay Medicare Part B premiums, deductibles and co-insurance.

    Agency: Department of Social Services
  • Money Follows the Person Program

    Money Follows the Person is a Federal demonstration project dedicated to assuring Connecticut residents access to a full range of high quality, long-term care options that maximize autonomy, choice and dignity.

    Agency: Department of Social Services
  • Programs and Services for Older Adults

    A list of services for aging and older adults in the Connecticut. This includes information on caregiving options available, including respite and family caregiver programs and the Older Worker Program for those aged in the workplace.

    Agency: State Department on Aging
  • Residential Care Homes (RCH)

    Beginning in November 2015, staff from the DSS Home and Community Based Services Unit will be visiting all Residential Care Homes that house persons receiving services under the Home Care Program for Elders. The purpose of the visit is to assess the homes' compliance with the settings requirements issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in January of 2014.

    Agency: Department of Social Services
  • The CHOICES Program

    Connecticut's program for Health insurance assistance, Outreach, Information and referral, Counseling, Eligibility Screening. This program provides information to persons age 60 and older as well as to people with disabilities, and is comprised of both staff, in-kind professionals from local service agencies and volunteers.

    Agency: State Department on Aging
  • The Congregate Housing Services Program (CHSP)

    The Congregate Housing Services Program (CHSP) provides supportive services for participants in eligible housing projects who meet specific requirements. The supportive services may be provided to frail, elderly persons at least 62 years of age or non-elderly persons with disabilities for the purpose of promoting independence, preventing unnecessary institutionalization and helping people remain in the community as long as possible.

    Agency: State Department on Aging