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.
Bristol Department of Aging 240 Stafford Avenue Bristol CT 06010 860-589-6968
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.
Bloomfield Senior Center 330 Park Avenue Bloomfield CT 06002 860-243-8361
East Granby Senior Center 9 Center Street East Granby CT 06026 860-653-4371
Friends of the Bristol Senior Center 240 Stafford Avenue Bristol CT 06010 860-583-2562
New Britain Senior Center 55 Pearl Street New Britain CT 06051 860-826-3553
Wethersfield Senior Center 30 Greenfield Street Wethersfield CT 06109 860-721-2979