The Municipal Agent for Ledyard is Karen Goetchius. She is located at the Town Hall, Nursing Dept. Please call her at (860-464-8464) for any issues dealing with the elderly. Why would you need to give her a call? To disseminate information to elderly persons and assisting such persons in learning about community resources which are available to them.
Providing more than a meal to seniors in our community. Call TVCCA to schedule: 860-886-1720.
Are you in need of rides to doctor’s appointments and medical tests? If so you may be eligible for the services of Eastern Connecticut Transportation Consortium, Inc., a private non-profit 501(c)3 agency whose purpose is to promote the coordination and consolidation of para-transit services for persons of low income, elderly, physically and mentally disabled individuals in Southeastern Connecticut. ECTC can be an additional means of transportation besides the Ledyard Senior Center if your appointments fall on days and times during the week that the Ledyard Senior Center does not do. Please call 860-464-0478 or ECTC 860-848-5910 or fax 860-848-5917 for further information. Their website is www.ectcinc.org.
The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more. The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands.
Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price. The Affordable Connectivity Program is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.
There are income limits based on household size. For a 1 person household, the income can be no greater than $27,180 – for a 2 person household, the lime it$36,620. There are two ways to apply. You can go to www.affordableconnectivity.gov and apply on-line or you can obtain a paper application from the Senior Center office. You will also need to contact your preferred participating provider to select a plan and have the discount applied to your bill.
The Senior Center currently has packages of size large and ex-large side-tab style disposable briefs (adult diapers) available to seniors in need. We also have disposable underpads/bedpads available.
Please call (860) 889-5960 if you need any.
If you are not fully vaccinated, a face mask which fully covers your nose and mouth are required to be worn while in the building.
Face Masks are also required to be worn by everyone being seen in our Health Clinic.
*These requirements may change at any time.*
Apply now until September 3oth
Call for more information
Services are available with the Director by appointment. Call if you have any questions or concerns with Medicare, Social Security, Medications, Insurance, Food Stamps or any other services.
2022 SUMMER SESSION – JULY 5-AUGUST 29
Summer registration begins:
June 6 for residents
June 13 for non-residents
Registration Deadline –
Please register before the first week of class. Classes not
meeting the minimum will be cancelled for the session.
Register ONLINE at www.GrotonRec.com/Discover55
Living Today for a Better Tomorrow
Friday, July 15th from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
At Dodd Stadium (14 Stott Ave, Norwich)
Offering Health Screenings and Information for Seniors & Caregivers *
Presented by Senior Resources Agency on Aging