A Department of Aging is a government agency at the state, county, or local level charged with providing assistance to elderly members of the community. Departments of Aging provide a number of services and programs to promote the health, safety, and independence of the elderly, including health and wellness programs, caregiver services, and elder abuse prevention. At the local level, Departments of Aging are involved in directly providing services, which can include cultural and recreational programming.
Bridgeport Department of Aging 263 Golden Hill Street Bridgeport CT 06604 203-576-7993
A Senior Center is a local organization that provides programming and services for older members of the community. Senior Centers offer a variety of programming, including cultural and recreational events, classes on nutrition, fitness, and wellbeing, and technology assistance. Senior Centers also help area seniors access social services for the elderly by providing workshops on senior rights, access to Medicare, and transportation assistance.
Bridgeport Senior Center 263 Golden Hill Street Bridgeport CT 06604 203-576-7955
Easton Town Senior Center 650 Morehouse Road Easton CT 06612 203-268-1145
Eisenhowner Senior Center 307 Golden Hill Street Bridgeport CT 06604 203-576-7955
Greenwich Senior Center 299 Greenwich Avenue Greenwich CT 06830 203-862-6700
Newtown Senior Center 14 Riverside Road Newtown CT 06482 203-491-2099
Ridgefield Senior Center 193 Danbury Road Ridgefield CT 06877 203-431-2764
Shelton Senior Center 81 Wheeler Street Shelton CT 06484 203-924-9324
Sherman Senior Center 8 Connecticut 37 Sherman CT 06784 860-354-2414