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Retirement - Community Connections

retirement
family community connections 
Questions Your Child Will Want You to Ask:  What opportunities do I have to make/maintain friendships?   Do I have age appropriate friends (same age friends) that share similar interests?  What hobbies or interests am I pursuing in my spare time? Can I go to a nearby senior center for social activities? Are you helping me technology to stay connected to others?  Do I need extra support to fully participate in my faith community as I am aging?  Have I made my end of life wishes pertaining to my faith known to others?

Senior Activities
Senior Activity Resources in  Connecticut http://www.seniorcitizensguide.com/connecticut/activities.htm
Senior Center Directory  http://www.seniorcenterdirectory.com/connecticut/
US Government Senior Citizen Resources http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Seniors.shtml
Technology
Helping Seniors Stay Connected Through Technology http://www.parentgiving.com/elder-care/helping-seniors-get-connected-through-technology/
Faith Communities
 Spirituality, honoring the heart and the call of direct support  http://nadsp.org/images/pdfs/fi/fi8-2.pdf
Feature Issue on Faith Communities and Persons with Developmental Disabilities  http://ici.umn.edu/products/impact/143/143.pdf
Faith Communities  http://ici.umn.edu/index.php?topics/view/18/