AARP TAX-AIDE 2022

    The AARP Tax-Aide program returns this year to provide free tax counseling and preparation for middle to low-income taxpayers with special attention to those people aged 60 and over. To schedule your appointment and get the details about how the program will operate, call the Senior Center as soon as possible. Appointments are going fast. Call 860-739-5859 to schedule an appointment.

    LUNCH & LEARN Cook Well – Live Well

    Wed, Jan 19th at 12:30pm
    Cook Well With Diabetes – a NEW program adopted
    by the East Lyme Senior Center will be featured at this
    “Lunch and Learn” with tips on how to successfully
    manage diabetes or prediabetes.
    Come join Cindy Barry of Ledge Light Health District
    and Erica Benvenuti of UConn Extension
    Registration begins Jan 3rd.
    Register by Fri, Jan 14th.


    The Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for Medicare Part D/Prescription Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans coverage is from October 15th to December 7th, 2021. Participants are encouraged to review their coverage to determine if any changes are needed. If a change is made, it goes into effect as of January 1, 2022.

    The changes you can make include during the Open Enrollment Period: 

    Joining a new Medicare Advantage Plan or Part D prescription drug plan

    Switching from Original Medicare to a Medicare Advantage Plan

    Switching from a Medicare Advantage Plan to Original Medicare (with or without a Part D plan)

    Appointments are now being taken for Thu, November 4th and  Fri, November 5th.

    Please call the Senior Center office to secure your slot. More dates will come available so if there is no availability on the 4th or the 5th, the Senior Center will make other arrangements.



    The Dial-a-Ride Medical Transportation and Caregiver Mileage reimbursement program started their new fiscal year on July 1, 2021 and runs until June 30, 2022. Residents who are 60+ or persons with disabilities are eligible  for the service.  A one-page application is required in order to register. If you have already registered for the program, you do not need to complete a new registration form.

    Registered participants who cannot have their needs met by existing services will be provided a limited number of one-way trips per grant year (36) or as the grant dollars allow.

    For further information or for an application, please contact the Senior Center office.