Services

    NURSE MANAGED WELLNESS CLINIC

    NurseWed, February 14th from 1pm to 3pm

    A nurse from the Visiting Nurses Association of Southeastern Connecticut (VNA of SECT) is available and will provide:

    Health Assessment and Wellness Screen, and

    Brown Bag Medication Check, and

    Safety Assessment, and

    Resource Information, and More.

    Appointments are required. Call the Senior Center at 860-739-5859.

     

    AARP TAX-AIDE PROGRAM

    It’s time to start organizing your paperwork. The AARP Tax-Aide program provides tax counseling and preparation for middle to low-income taxpayers with special attention to those people aged 60 and over. This service is free. The Tax Advisors are available for the months of February, March and April on Monday and Friday mornings at 9am beginning February 2nd. Appointments must be made by calling the Senior Center. Taxpayers are asked to provide their:

    1. Personal Identification and Social Security Number
    2. Copies of your 2016 Federal and Connecticut tax returns, and
    3. All 2017 income reports that have been received (SSA-1099 forms, all 1099 forms, W-2 forms, Unemployment Compensation Forms, all other Forms that indicate Federal and/or Connecticut income taxes were paid in 2017), and
    4. Any documentation showing original cost of sold assets in 2017.

     

    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.

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