Bob Sawyer is a State Licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist and is Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences by the International Hearing Society. He gives free hearing screenings, hearing aid information, hearing aid cleaning and maintenance on the 3rd Thursday of every month. Please call Hilary at the Rose City Senior Center for an appointment (860) 889-5960.
Property Tax Credit (Circuit Breaker) Program is available to all CT real property owners who are age 65 or older or totally disabled. Annual income cannot exceed $35,300 for an individual or $43,000 for a couple in 2017. Discounts are based on a graduated income scale and are calculated by your town’s Tax Assessors Office. Discount is applied directly to the applicant’s real property tax bill.
Norwich Residents: To apply for the Property Tax Credit Program, complete an application at the Norwich Tax Assessor’s Office located in Norwich City Hall. Call with questions (860) 823-3723.
Applications are accepted between February 1 and May 15, 2018.
Veterans with established Connecticut residency may be eligible for other credits also.
Residents of other towns: Call or visit your town’s Tax Assessor’s Office for more information.
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 $35,116 $45,920 $15,000 $12,000
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.
If the area experiences bad weather – classes, programs and transportation may be cancelled OR the Senior Center may be closed.
Weather related cancellations and closings are posted on
WFSB TV Channel 3, WICH-1310AM or WCTY-97.7 FM radio stations.
**We are listed as ROSE CITY SENIOR CENTER for cancellations and closings.**
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
The AARP Smart Driver Course (formally Driver’s Safety) 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.
Cost: $15 AARP Members $20 AARP Non-Members
Pay by check or cash on the day of the class