Resources

    Wednesday, July 17th- Farmer’s Market Coupons

    Time: 9:00am – Noon

    Farmer’s Market coupons are available to low income seniors who meet certain eligibility requirements.

    You must meet the following Eligibility Requirements in order to receive a coupon booklet:

    ¨ You must be 60 years or older.

    ¨ Yearly income not to exceed $23,107 for single or $31,284 for couple.

    ¨ Must be participating in another need based program that verifies income eligibility such as Renter’s Rebate, Congregate Meal Program, Medicaid, SNAP (Foodstamps), etc.

    ¨ You must be a resident of the town you receive the coupon booklet from.

    ¨ If you are under 60 and disabled you must meet all other eligibility requirements and live in subsidized housing to be eligible.

    Limit of one coupon booklet per eligible senior annually.

     

    Tomato Plant Sale Starting May 20th

    Start Time: 9:00am

    The Greenhouse will be selling tomato plants starting on Monday, May 20th in the Reception area.  Tomato plants will be on sale until they are sold out.  Plants will be reasonably priced with proceeds going towards the greenhouse for future purchases.  Please stop by and purchase a plant!

    Thursday, May 9th- Seniors Real Estate Specialist- Presentation by Susan Sampson from Coldwell Banker

    Time: 10:00am

    As a Seniors Real Estate Specialist, Susan Sampson understands that selling a home can be an emotional time, with many issues facing older adults when it comes to deciding whether or not to sell their home.  Join us for this informative talk as Susan takes a no-pressure approach to help individuals navigate their choices.  Susan will also suggest some alternatives to selling which may allow an individual to remain in their home.  Tips on decluttering your home will also be discussed and handouts will be available that may be helpful to you.  Hope you join us for this informative talk!

    Please sign up at Reception if you will be attending.

    Elderly/Disabled (Circuit Breaker) Property Tax Credit Program

    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.

    Women’s Stories, Women’s Lives- Mondays

    Time:  1:30 – 3:00 p.m.   Start Date TBD.

    As we grow into our mature years it is important to find opportunities to reflect on the real life we’ve lived and make some sense of it.  It is often those things that have been harder to speak of that keep us from feeling at peace with the lives we’ve lived.  Come join us in being real, crying at times and laughing often, as we make sense of it together.

    Facilitator will be Sue Fraser Frankewicz, a retired medical social worker and experienced group leader.

    Please Sign-Up at Reception.   Group limited to 8 participants.