Resources

 

CAREGIVER’S SUPPORT GROUP

First Tuesday of each month at 2:30 to 4:00 pm

If you are caring for a loved one and have concerns, or you simply need to talk, PLEASE come to our next meeting. The information that you share is helpful and important to YOU- the caretaker!! Facilitated by Senior Resources, our local agency on aging. We have a supply of resource books & other materials on hand which you may borrow at any time!

The caregivers support group will be the second Tuesday of the month

    TVCCA ENERGY ASSISTANCE

    TVCCA WILL BE DOING  TELEPHONE APPOINTMENTS.     PLEASE CALL 860-425-6681

     

    MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION IS AVAILABLE THRU OUR DIAL-A-RIDE GRANT PROGRAM

    TAKE NOTE! MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION IS AVAILABLE THRU OUR DIAL-A-RIDE GRANT PROGRAM AND THIS YEAR IT IS FREE!!   YOU WILL HAVE TO FILL OUT AN APPLICATION IF YOU DID NOT DO SO LAST YEAR.  CALL THE SENIOR CENTER FOR AN APPLICATION.

    DID YOU KNOW….THAT MEDICAL MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE THRU OUR DIAL-A-RIDE GRANT PROGRAM?   CALL THE CENTER FOR MORE INFO!!! 

     

    AARP Smart Driver Safety Course

    All AARP Smart Driving Safety Classes have been cancelled for the remainder of 2020. Do you need to renew to continue receiving your discount on car insurance? AARP will continue to offer a special 25% off discount through December 31, 2020. Renew at Smart Driving online  www.aarpdriversafety.org

    Promo code for 25% off discount: DRIVINGSKILLS

     

    Be a Part of the System!! – Content by Judy

    We just had another election.

    Did your candidate win or lose? Are you happy with the results? Or are you disgusted…. with the results… the candidates… the road we are headed down?

    Earlier this year I wrote… “I recently was at a networking event and we were asked “What is important enough to you that you would protest for it?” That is a pretty deep question to answer when you don’t know those around you. My answer was “our basic rights”. The freedom of speech. The right to assemble. The right to bear arms and the right to vote.

    And this country was founded so we as individuals could not be suppressed. We have freedom of speech which enables us to voice our beliefs and we need to continue to exercise all these basic rights.”

    As we reflect on the results of this election, we need to look for better candidates at every level. Talk to your friends and family. Ask them and yourself which Office, Committee or Board needs help and what you can offer. Then reach out. Make the phone call. Write an email. Step up! All Towns and Cities have many positions that need to be filled every year. I can guarantee they will welcome your offer of help.

    When you see something you don’t agree with, don’t just complain and write an angry post or comment. Ask others what they think and how they feel about it. Learn them. Figure out how the situation or problem can be changed or fixed. Then work towards doing just that.

    “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”  -Gandhi

    Don’t settle for status quo.

    We need to stand up and be a part of the system. We need to be a part of the process. We need to hear each other and be respectful. We need to bring our differences together.

    We cannot just complain and expect someone else to “fix” things!!

    Take some time and reflect. Decide what you believe in today. Challenge yourself.

    And as Margaret Mead said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

    Now go out and be a part of that change!