Services

    HEARING CLINIC w/Audiology Concierge

    Hearing Clinic w/Audiology Concierge – Nancy Jablonski

     This monthly clinic will consist of free hearing tests,

    hearing aid checks, wax inspection, and listening demonstrations.

    Fri, February 2nd

    Appointments are required and begin at 10am. Appointments are 45 minutes.

    Please call to schedule your appointment at 860-739-5859.

     

    ENERGY ASSISTANCE FOR THE WINTER SEASON

    ENERGY ASSISTANCE FOR 17/18 FALL&WINTER SEASON

    Applications for the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program are being taken at the New London office of TVCCA.  Appointments are required.  Please call 860-444-0006. The Senior Center office will assist the Senior and Disabled population of East Lyme with their applications. You must call the Senior Center office to obtain your appointment.

    To be eligible:

    1. In a one-person household, income can be NO greater than $33,881. In a two-person household, income can be NO greater than $44,305.
    2. If you are a renter, the first $12,000.00 in liquid assets is disregarded. Any amount over that limit, when added to the annual gross income must be below the income guidelines.
    3. If you are a homeowner, the first $15,000.00 in liquid assets is disregarded. Any amount over that limit, when added to the annual gross income must be below the income guidelines.

    The application process should take about 15 minutes.  The following information is required:

    1. Proof of income sources: copy of most recent monthly (quarterly, annual) check or copy of an award letter or copy of most recent bank statement showing the direct deposit. If you are employed you must provide a copy of your four most recent consecutive pay stubs.
    2. Dividends, annuities or interest income (has to be more than $10/month). Copy of a statement for the most recently completed period.
    3. Proof of what you pay for rent. In addition, the name, address and telephone number of your landlord is required. If you are a homeowner and pay a mortgage, you must provide proof of your mortgage payment.
    4. If you have a checking and/or savings account, you must bring in the most recent ENTIRE statement.
    5. If natural gas or electricity heats the household, bring in the most recent ENTIRE statement.

    Please remember all members of the household who receive income must report their income.

     

    Tuesday, November 7th- ELECTION DAY INFORMATION

     

    Tuesday, November 7th is Election Day.

    Many activities will be cancelled as the Community Center is a polling site. Check with the Senior Center for details.

    If you require a ride to the polls, please contact the Senior Center by Fri, November 3rd.

    election-day

    Open Enrollment Time for Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage Plans

    Open Enrollment for Medicare Part D/Prescription Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans coverage is from October 15th to December 7th, 2017. Enrollees should review their  coverage to determine if any changes are needed. If a change is made, it goes into effect as of January 1, 2018.

    During this annual enrollment period  you can make changes to various aspects of your coverage. You can switch from Original Medicare to Medicare Advantage or vice versa. You can also switch from one Medicare Advantage plan to another. You can switch from one Medicare Part D (prescription drug) plan to another.

    And if you didn’t enroll in a Medicare Part D plan when you were first eligible, you can do so during the

    general open enrollment, although a late enrollment penalty may apply.  If you need assistance with this, please contact the Senior Center office.

     

    Friday, October 20th- V.N.A.S.C. Sponsored Flu Clinic

    FLU CLINIC

    Provided by the V.N.A. of SECT

    East Lyme Community Center

    Fri, October 20th

    1pm to 5pm

    Everyone is encouraged to get the vaccine – The only exception – people allergic to eggs

    Please wear short sleeved shirt

    Be certain to bring your Medicare card and ALL of your insurance cards.

    If you don’t have your insurance cards or if the VNA cannot bill your insurance company, you will be asked to pay by cash or check.