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Medicare

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Find Medicare health and drug plans, care providers and talk with someone about them.

Medicare Advocacy

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The Center advances access to comprehensive Medicare coverage, health equity & quality health care for older people and those with disabilities. They provide legal analysis, education and advocacy. Helpful articles and resources.

Food Assistance

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SNAP offers nutrition assistance to individuals and families that provides economic benefits to communities. SNAP helps people purchase food at participating supermarkets, groceries and farmers markets. End Hunger Connecticut.

CT Energy Assistance Program

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Energy Assistance for winter heating. Applications accepted beginning September 1st. Contact New Fairfield Social Services (203) 312-5669.

Operation Fuel

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Operation Fuel serves income eligible households. The program provides a one-time grant of up to $500. to assist families with all energy-type bills. Must apply for CEAP before applying for Operation Fuel for primary heat sources. If denied or exhausted, you may be eligible for grant benefit.

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Financial assistance to eligible Medicare enrollees that can help pay Medicare Part B premiums, deductibles and co-insurance.

Eldercare Locator

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Eldercare Locator is a public service connecting older adults and families to services.  1-800-677-1116

Senior Living Costs

Paying for Senior Care

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Review the average costs of Assisted Living by State

Medicare Advantage Plans in Connecticut

Western CT Area Agency on Aging

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The AAA will answer questions for all kinds of benefits to people over 60 years of age. Call with questions or concerns, 1-800-994-9422.

Brochures are available at Senior Center.

Repairs - USDA Rural Development

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Federal grants and loans to clear dangerous trees and repairs for plumbing, house structure, septic, oil tank removal or other dangers to your home. 

Tax Relief Program

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Tax relief program for elderly homeowners and totally disabled homeowners who are legal residents. Applications accepted February 1-May 15th each year.  Income eligible and must be 65 old by December 31 of prior year or 100% disabled by Social Security.  Must meet requirements of State and local statutes and ordinances. Call Assessor's Office at 203-312-5625

Connecticut Legal Services

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Connecticut Legal Services provides free legal assistance to seniors (60+) with consumer problems, such as debt collection, identity theft, credit repair, credit discrimination, home improvement, predatory lending, auto fraud. 1-800-453-3320

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CAN is the nation's  leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease or frailties of old age.

Hart Transportation

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The Town of New Fairfield contracts with the Housatonic Area Regional Transit (HART) to provide door-to-door paratransit service (SweetHART) for Seniors age 60 or older or persons of any age with disabilities

Safety from Scams

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Protect yourselves from scams.

Municipal Tax Deferral Program

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Municipal deferral program available to homeowners who qualify by income. Taxes are deferr3ed up to 50% of taxes left owed AFTER reciept of credits on State and Municipal Programs. Deferred taxes are paid back at later time. Call Assessor's office at 203-312-5625

Connecticut Elder Law Help

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Help for Connecticut residents with low income solve their legal problems.

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Information, resources and referrals that can help older adults pay for critical needs, financial tools, and choosing the right plan for health care. 

Rebuilding Together

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Provides home repairs for low income homeowners to make homes more accessible. Home owner must be elderly (ages 60+) or have a household member with a disability. For more information call 203-921-1792.

Caring

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Caring provides resources for caregivers of seniors with Alzheimer's or other dementia.

New Fairfield's Housing & Rehabilitation Program

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The Housing Rehabilitation Program funds are administered thru the State of CT.  Low income residents who qualify and have home equity, may receive assistance. Contact Lisa Low & Associates, Small Cities Consultant to New Fairfield, 203-888-5624.

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Information, resources and referrals that can help older adults pay for critical needs, financial tools, and choosing the right plan for health care. 

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Information on access to health and home care, food and nutrition; children, family and older adults; community and social work, financial and employment and programs and services.

CHOICES

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Connecticut's program for Health Insurance assistance: outreach, information and referral, counseling, and eligibility screening. Free services to Medicare-eligible individuals, families and caregivers of all ages and income levels.

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Choose from a wide array of medical alert systems to stay safe.

Caregivers-Crisis Guide 

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Guide for caregivers of seniors with Alzheimers or Other Dementia.

Social Security

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Retirement, disability and survivors benefits.

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The 2-1-1 Navigator Benefits Screener is an interactive interview that allows 2-1-1 CT to generate a list of some state and federal programs that help you.

CT Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association

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The Alzheimer's Association has a dual mission of people and science. Provides support, research, advocacy and education.

Dentistry

To ensure you receive the proper care, read about the different types of dentists and their services.

Click on Graphic/Photo to Go to Webpage for Resource

Medicare

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Find Medicare health and drug plans, care providers and talk with someone about them.

Medicare Advocacy

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The Center advances access to comprehensive Medicare coverage, health equity & quality health care for older people and those with disabilities. They provide legal analysis, education and advocacy. Helpful articles and resources.

Food Assistance

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SNAP offers nutrition assistance to individuals and families that provides economic benefits to communities. SNAP helps people purchase food at participating supermarkets, groceries and farmers markets. End Hunger Connecticut.

CT Energy Assistance Program

6708203 (1).gif

Energy Assistance for winter heating. Applications accepted beginning September 1st. Contact New Fairfield Social Services (203) 312-5669.

Operation Fuel

Operation fuel1.jpg

Operation Fuel serves income eligible households. The program provides a one-time grant of up to $500. to assist families with all energy-type bills. Must apply for CEAP before applying for Operation Fuel for primary heat sources. If denied or exhausted, you may be eligible for grant benefit.

Medicare Savings Programs.jpg

Financial assistance to eligible Medicare enrollees that can help pay Medicare Part B premiums, deductibles and co-insurance.

Eldercare Locator

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Eldercare Locator is a public service connecting older adults and families to services.  1-800-677-1116

Senior Living Costs

Paying for Senior Care

seniorcare-logo-vertical.png
pay.jpg

Review the average costs of Assisted Living by State

Medicare Advantage Plans in Connecticut

Western CT Area Agency on Aging

WCAAA.png

The AAA will answer questions for all kinds of benefits to people over 60 years of age. Call with questions or concerns, 1-800-994-9422.

Brochures are available at Senior Center.

Repairs - USDA Rural Development

repairs.jpg

Federal grants and loans to clear dangerous trees and repairs for plumbing, house structure, septic, oil tank removal or other dangers to your home. 

Tax Relief Program

townhall.jpg

Tax relief program for elderly homeowners and totally disabled homeowners who are legal residents. Applications accepted February 1-May 15th each year.  Income eligible and must be 65 old by December 31 of prior year or 100% disabled by Social Security.  Must meet requirements of State and local statutes and ordinances. Call Assessor's Office at 203-312-5625

Connecticut Legal Services

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Connecticut Legal Services provides free legal assistance to seniors (60+) with consumer problems, such as debt collection, identity theft, credit repair, credit discrimination, home improvement, predatory lending, auto fraud. 1-800-453-3320

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CAN is the nation's  leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease or frailties of old age.

Hart Transportation

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The Town of New Fairfield contracts with the Housatonic Area Regional Transit (HART) to provide door-to-door paratransit service (SweetHART) for Seniors age 60 or older or persons of any age with disabilities

Safety from Scams

scam.png

Protect yourselves from scams.

Municipal Tax Deferral Program

townhall.jpg

Municipal deferral program available to homeowners who qualify by income. Taxes are deferr3ed up to 50% of taxes left owed AFTER reciept of credits on State and Municipal Programs. Deferred taxes are paid back at later time. Call Assessor's office at 203-312-5625

Connecticut Elder Law Help

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Help for Connecticut residents with low income solve their legal problems.

aarp-logo-1.jpg

Information, resources and referrals that can help older adults pay for critical needs, financial tools, and choosing the right plan for health care. 

Rebuilding Together

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Provides home repairs for low income homeowners to make homes more accessible. Home owner must be elderly (ages 60+) or have a household member with a disability. For more information call 203-921-1792.

Caring

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Caring provides resources for caregivers of seniors with Alzheimer's or other dementia.

New Fairfield's Housing & Rehabilitation Program

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The Housing Rehabilitation Program funds are administered thru the State of CT.  Low income residents who qualify and have home equity, may receive assistance. Contact Lisa Low & Associates, Small Cities Consultant to New Fairfield, 203-888-5624.

NCOA-sub-BCU_stacked_evergreen-jet (1).png

Information, resources and referrals that can help older adults pay for critical needs, financial tools, and choosing the right plan for health care. 

state-of-connecticut-department-of-social-services-squarelogo-1545991059250.png

Information on access to health and home care, food and nutrition; children, family and older adults; community and social work, financial and employment and programs and services.

CHOICES

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Connecticut's program for Health Insurance assistance: outreach, information and referral, counseling, and eligibility screening. Free services to Medicare-eligible individuals, families and caregivers of all ages and income levels.

top-ten-medical-alert-feature.jpg

Choose from a wide array of medical alert systems to stay safe.

Caregivers-Crisis Guide 

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Guide for caregivers of seniors with Alzheimers or Other Dementia.

Social Security

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Retirement, disability and survivors benefits.

United Way.jpg

The 2-1-1 Navigator Benefits Screener is an interactive interview that allows 2-1-1 CT to generate a list of some state and federal programs that help you.

CT Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association

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The Alzheimer's Association has a dual mission of people and science. Provides support, research, advocacy and education.

Dentistry

To ensure you receive the proper care, read about the different types of dentists and their services.

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MemoryCare.com provides research-backed resources to guide caregivers and seniors in the early stages of memory impairment through the process of finding and obtaining the care they need.

Senior Resources

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