Senior Services Info

Healthcare/Self-Care

Portland Foot Care Clinic:  ON HOLD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.     

      

Free Hearing Screening: Virginia Duclos with “All Ears” located in Portland, comes to the Center for a free hearing screening on the second Tuesday each month at 11:00 a.m.  The screening is held in the lower level Nurses Room, no appointment is necessary. Dec. 13th will be this month’s Hearing Screening date.

 

Medical Rides: The Center provides rides to seniors and/or those with disabilities to doctor appointments. The fee for round-trip service is $5.00 per person. Please try to give a 1 to 2 week notice for a ride, but please know that we will do our best to work with you. If you are unvaccinated, masks are required. (24-hour, advanced cancellation notice is greatly appreciated). If you cancel after the driver has left for your pick-up time, the $5 fee must still be paid.

 

BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC Dec. 5th, 10:30-11:30 a.m. WALK IN with Chatham Health.

2021 Elderly/Disabled Rent Rebate Program

If you were over 65 or disabled and rented in Connecticut during 2021 you may be eligible for a rebate from the State of Connecticut. Applicant’s qualifying income in the calendar year 2021 must not exceed $38,100 if unmarried, or $46,400 if married or other. For married couples or other, unless legally separated (see Question 39-40), income for both husband and wife must be counted in establishing qualifying income, REGARDLESS OF LIVING ARRANGEMENTS.. The following documentation will be necessary in order to apply:

Provide proof of income for you (and spouse) for 2021

Social Security (1099 or TPQY), pension (1099), wages (W2), interest, dividends and any other income, your tax return if you filed taxes for 2019.

Provide proof of rent paid for 2021

Canceled checks or a statement from the landlord stating total rent you paid for full calendar year.

Provide proof of utility payments paid in 2021

Call the utility company and ask for a print-out showing payments made for the full calendar year (2021), utilities include electric, gas, oil and water. The program runs April 1st to October 1st.

PLEASE CALL TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT FIRST, AT THE SENIOR CENTER. 860 342 6760. THANK YOU!