Resources

    OUTREACH- Questions about Medicare, State Programs and more!

    OUTREACH—Is available with Carolyn by Appointment for Norwich residents, 55 years old or over. This can take place at the Senior Center or for homebound seniors out in the community. We will assist you with questions about Medicare Savings Program, Medicare- D, Housing, Supplemental Insurances, State Programs, Renter’s Rebate and more.

    Please call 860-889-5960 for an appointment.

    Tuesday: February 13th- Stroke Awareness Presentation: Prevention, Signs, Symptoms and Treatment- Presented By: Backus Hospital

    Time: 10:30am

    Join us for this hour long presentation by Melissa Lawson, RN, Stroke Program Coordinator at Backus Hospital.  At this presentation, learn about stroke prevention, the signs and symptoms of a person having a stroke and stroke patient treatment and recovery.  Time for questions and answers will follow the presentation.  Hope you join us for this important and informative presentation.
    Please sign up with Receptionist if you will be attending.

    Tuesday, May 22nd- AARP Driver Safety- Smart Driver Course

    Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

    The AARP Smart Driver Course is the nation’s first and largest refresher course for drivers age 50 and older.  It has given millions of older drivers the skills and tools they need to drive safely on today’s roads.  In fact, 97% of those who take it change at least one driving behavior.

    And the best part?  There are no tests to pass – just useful information to keep you safe on the road!

    You may get an insurance discount after taking this course!  Auto insurance companies in most states provide a multi-year discount to course graduates!  Please consult your insurance agent for more information about discounts available to you from taking this class. 

    Cost: $15 AARP Members      $20 AARP Non-Members

    Pay by check or cash on the day of the class

    Please sign up at Reception – Space is Limited.

    Tuesday, March 20th- AARP Driver Safety – Smart Driver Course

    Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

    The AARP Smart Driver Course is the nation’s first and largest refresher course for drivers age 50 and older.  It has given millions of older drivers the skills and tools they need to drive safely on today’s roads.  In fact, 97% of those who take it change at least one driving behavior.

    And the best part?  There are no tests to pass – just useful information to keep you safe on the road!

    You may get an insurance discount after taking this course!  Auto insurance companies in most states provide a multi-year discount to course graduates!  Please consult your insurance agent for more information about discounts available to you from taking this class. 

    Cost: $15 AARP Members      $20 AARP Non-Members

    Pay by check or cash on the day of the class

    Please sign up at Reception – Space is Limited.

     

    TVCCA Home Heating Assistance Now Available

    Winter is coming and home heating costs can be a struggle for many.  There is help.

    TVCCA is now taking applications for the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program which provides assistance towards a homes primary source of heat.  Priority is given to “vulnerable households” with young children, elderly or disabled individuals.  Income and Asset Limits apply:

    Household Size:     1                   2                         Asset Limits:       Homeowner         Renter

    Annual Income      $33,881        $44,305                                                        $15,000                $10,000

    Applications can be done over the phone and through the mail for homebound individuals.

    To schedule an appointment or for additional information, please call (860) 425-6681.