Services

    AARP SPONSORED MATURE DRIVER SAFETY CLASS

    This course reviews and reinforces safe driving skills. No driving test and no written test. Contact your automobile insurance company regarding a potential discount with completion of the course.

    What day:           Wed,  August 17th

    What time:         12:30pm – 4:30pmCar

    Where:                East Lyme Public Library

    How:                    Registration begins August 1st

    Payment by check to AARP

    $15pp for AARP Member

    $20pp for Non-Member

     

    MEDICATION TAKE BACK DAY

    If you have expired, unused or unwanted medications in your household, here is your opportunity to dispose of them easily and safely. Saturday, April 30th from 10am to 2pm, the East Lyme Police Department will accept your medications for disposal for free and no questions asked.

    Drug Take Back Flyer 2

     

    AARP TAX-AIDE PROGRAM

    Tax Return

    AARP TAX-AIDE PROGRAM

    The AARP Tax-Aide program provides free tax counseling and preparation for  middle to low-income taxpayers with special attention to those people aged 60 and over. The Tax Advisors are available for the months of March and April on Monday and Friday mornings at 9am. Appointments must be made by calling the Senior Center and the slots are filling up. Taxpayers are asked to provide their:

    1. Personal Identification and Social Security Number,
    2. Copies of your 2014 Federal and CT tax returns, and
    3. All 2015 income reports that have been received (SSA-1099 forms, all 1099 forms, W-2 forms, Unemployment Compensation Forms), and all other Forms that indicate Federal and/or CT income taxes paid in 2015, and
    4. Any documentation showing original cost of sold assets in 2015.

     

    NURSE MANAGED WELLNESS CLINIC

    2nd Wed of every month from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    A nurse from the Visiting Nurses Association of Southeastern Connecticut (VNA of SECT) is available for questions regarding health and medication. Appointments are required.

    Transportation Services

    Transportation Services through the Senior Center

    The East Lyme Senior Center provides transit services to residents of the Town of East Lyme who are 60+ or under 60 with a disability which prevents them from driving.  This service runs Monday through Friday and operates between the hours of 8:30am and 4:00pm, barring any holidays. See the attached Explanation of Services. Detailed Services

    Transportation Services Include:

    • 2 handicapped accessible buses
    • A van
    • Based on demand
    • Is door to door

    Registration

    A one page registration form available from the Senior Center office must be completed prior to any rides given. See the attached Registration Form. Agreement

     

    Dial-a-Ride Grant for Medical Transportation for Senior/Disabled Individuals

    The Caregiver Mileage Reimbursement and Medical Transportation program is for seniors 60+ and persons with disabilities who either are unable to drive, utilize public transportation, or when the service hours of town funded senior transportation are unable to meet their needs and is only available to the residents of participating towns.  This service is funded through a state grant and is contingent upon availability of grant funds. This program is provided through the Eastern Connecticut Transportation Consortium, Inc.  ECTC is a private, non-profit agency that brokers and provides transit services for persons of low income, seniors, and persons with disabilities. See the attached Explanation of Services. Guidelines Grant Transportation 2015 and Mileage Reimbursement Form 2015

    Registration

    A one page registration form available from the Senior Center office must be completed and the annual enrollment fee must be paid prior to any rides given. See the attached Registration Form. Transportation Eligibility Form 2015