Attorney General: Senior Issues
Senior Issues

Senior Alerts
 Senior News Focus On Elder Abuse
  The Prudence Crandall Center for Women in New Britain is alerting the public to the signs of abuse and mistreatment of the elderly.

Senior's Information
 ABA Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly
  American Bar Association - Changing Lives Through Research, Education and Advocacy
 Access America for FirstGov for Seniors
  The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal. Provides information for seniors on Consumer Protection, Education, Jobs and Volunteerism, Federal and State Agencies, Health, Laws and Regulations, Retirement and Money, Taxes, Travel and Leisure.
 Americans with Disabilities Act
  The Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq., prohibits discrimination based on disability in employment, places of public accommodation, transportation, telecommunication and commercial facilities.
 Connecticut Commission on Aging
  Advocating for Connecticut's Older Adult
 DSS Elderly Services Division
  Department of Social Services - Elderly Services Division
 DSS Elderly Services Manual
  Includes Information on Programs for: Aging Network & Other Community Organizations, Education & Leisure, Elder Rights Advocacy & Information, Employment & Volunteer Opportunities, Food & Nutrition Programs, Health Insurance & Home Care Programs, Housing, Income Assistance, People With Special Needs, Transportation, Utilities Assistance, and Veterans.
 DSS Guide to Senior Services (PDF-178KB)
  A Guide to Services for Senior Citizens of Connecticut provided by the Department of Social Services. The focus of this booklet is to provide senior citizens and those concerned about their welfare, with a guide to look for state funded and/or affiliated services and the organizations that provide them.
 Healthcare for Seniors - Medicare Options
  The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare
 Long Term Care Ombudsman Office
  Nursing Home Resident's Advocates/Investigators. The mission of the Connecticut Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is to protect the health, safety, welfare and rights of long term care residents.
  Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services.
 U.S. Administration on Aging
  The Administration on Aging (AoA), an agency in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is one of the nation's largest providers of home- and community-based care for older persons and their caregivers. To develop a comprehensive, coordinated and cost-effective system of long-term care that helps elderly individuals to maintain their dignity in their homes and communities.