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We’re your partner in successful community living. If you’re looking for services and information to keep you or a loved one at home or opportunities to stay active and engaged in your community, you’ve come to the right place; we can help you.
We'll guide you through the confusing process of getting the care you or your loved one need and develop a plan to navigate the maze of insurance and services. Most people want to live at home for as long as possible. We provide services to individuals to make this wish come true. Our staff will work with you to provide services that support your wish to live at home. We're here to help and advocate for you.
If you're a caregiver, we know caring for your loved ones can be stressful. We provide support and breaks for you. We also have classes to help you be the best caregivers you can be.
The best way to stay healthy is to be physically active and socially involved. We provide exercise and health classes, tutoring, mentoring, and employment opportunities and training. We also give you the chance to give back by sharing your time, skills, and experiences.
We fund a full range of services, including health and wellness programs, social support, and services. We partner with other non-profits to ensure our community has an array of services to support individuals' choices. We develop a plan on a regular basis to meet the needs of older adults. We're your advocate for aging and disability issues.
We are a non-profit agency specializing in disability advocacy and support. Our Social Security Disability Assistance service provides counseling and representation for those who are no longer able to work due to significant illness or impairment. If you have been denied, then we can help you.
AASCC has administered the RSVP program for 20 years and taps the skills, talents, and experience of over 200 older adults who provide community service in over 60 sites throughout the greater New Haven area. Our RSVP volunteers serve in nonprofit and public organizations such as schools, libraries, senior centers, hospitals, adult day care facilities, municipalities, veterans' organizations and individual residences.
Read more: RSVP Program
You have CHOICES. CHOICES is an information program that helps people understand their Medicare coverage and healthcare options. CHOICES is comprised of agency staff and trained volunteer counselors who complete extensive training to ensure they understand Medicare, Medicaid, Prescription Drug Benefits, Supplemental Medigap policies and Long Term Care Insurance . They can assist you in navigating the maze of decisions you have to make to fully utilize your Medicare benefits.
What is the Veterans Directed Home and Community Based Services Program (VDHCBS)?
The VDHCBS program serves Veterans of any age who are at risk of nursing home placement and their family caregivers. The VDHCBS program provides Veterans the opportunity to receive home and community based services that enable them to avoid institutionalization and continue to live in their homes and communities.
Assistance is available to help you maintain your independence living safely at home. For more information about how AASCC can help, see the options under the "Services" Tab.
Click here to go directly to Connecticut's website and online application for the Connecticut Home Care Program.
Find benefit programs that can help you pay for medications, health care, food, utilities and more at BenefitsCheckUp.
Senior Medicare Patrol, SMP, is designed to reduce financial frauds and scams.
Be an SMP Volunteer and Help Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries Prevent, Detect, and Report Health Care Fraud.
AARP Experience Corps – Greater New Haven (ECGNH) is an intergenerational literacy tutoring program of the Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut. Click here to find out more.
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