Services

    Tuesday, June 2nd- AARP Driver Safety- Smart Driver Course

    Tuesdays:  June 2nd, July 23th, August 25th, October 27th

    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.

    Price increase for 2020: Cost: $20 AARP Members     $25 AARP Non-Members

    Pay by check (made out to AARP) or cash on the day of the class.

    Please arrive 15 minutes before the class starts and bring a pen with you.

    Registration is Required. Please sign up at Reception starting January 21st.

    Rescheduled- Drop off by Friday, June 5th- Scissor, Knife and Blade Sharpening by Razor’s Edge Sharpening Service

    Items Available for sharping:
    Knives $2.50
    Scissors/Pinking Shears $5
    Non-Electric Pruners/Hedge Trimmers/Garden Tools $5
    Electric Hedge Trimmers $10
    Chain Saw Chains/Lawn Mower Blades $5

    Drop off your items that need to be sharpened to the reception desk by Friday, April 3rd.

    Be sure to have your items wrapped in newspaper and safely stored in a plastic bag, with your name, phone number and correct payment included.
    **Please make checks payable to Dan Correia**
    Your items will be ready to be picked up starting on Friday, June 5th.

     

    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 $37,000 for an individual or $45,100 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.

    Norwich Tax Assessor

    100 Broadway

    Norwich, CT 06360

    Applications are accepted between February 1 and May 15, 2020.

    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.

    AARP Income Tax Assistance

    If you wish to have your taxes done, please call the Senior Center or stop by the reception desk to schedule an appointment.  Appointments available mornings and early afternoons on Tuesdays or Thursdays, in March and early April.

    This is a free-of-charge service with an AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteer.

    (860) 889-5960.  Do not wait, appointments book up quickly!

     

    Wed. April 29th- Cremation Seminar

    Time: 10:30am

    Maybe you are wondering how cremation works? If so, you are not alone.  Many people are unfamiliar with the cremation process but would like to consider this alternative to a traditional burial.

    A representative from Dignity Memorial will explain the cremation process, including the care for and preparation of the body (which varies depending on religious requirements and type of service chosen), planning a unique funeral or memorial service that reflects the individual, choosing a burial option, varying cremation costs and cremation memorial options including urns and keepsake jewelry.

    Informational Seminar by Church & Allen and Labenski Funeral Homes & Dignity Memorial

    Please sign up at Reception if you will be attending.