Local, State and Federal Agencies for Senior Services:

The Center for Medicare Advocacy www.medicareadvocacy.org
Non-profit group of attorneys who provide legal advice, self-help materials, and representation to people who are unfairly denied Medicare coverage.

Social Security Administration www.ssa.gov
Where you go to apply for social security retirement benefits, disability, medicare, and SSI.

Veterans' Administration www.state.ct.us/ctva/
Offers wide range of benefits to qualified veterans, including medical care, Rx drug assistance, property tax exemptions, compensation for service-connected disabilities, life insurance, burial benefits, treatment for alcohol and drug addiction and more.

Connecticut Insurance Department www.ct.gov/cid
You will find numerous resources and easy-to-use services to help you with all your insurance and business needs. Keeping the public well informed is essential to their mission of protecting consumers.

Patient Assistance Programs www.rxassist.org or www.phrma.org
Information on Pharmaceutical companies patient assistance programs for people who cannot afford to buy their prescriptions.

Connecticut Legal Services www.CtElderLaw.org
Private non-profit agency that provides free legal advice, counseling and legal representation to seniors not able to afford to hire a private attorney.

Southwestern Connecticut Agency on Aging www.SWCAA.org
SWCAA provides information and referrals on a variety of senior issues including health insurance counseling, respite care, and care management to frail older persons through their CT HomeCare Program.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid www.medicare.gov

Long Term Care Insurance www.Ctpartnership.org

Dept. of Social Services Elderly Services www.ctelderlyservices.state.ct.us/

American Association of Retired Persons www.aarp.org

Long Term Care Ombudsman Program www.ltcop.state.ct.us
Helps ensure the safety, health, welfare and rights of residents of nursing homes and residential care homes.

United Way of Fairfield County www.uwayfairfieldco.org

Norwalk Transit District http://www.norwalktransit.com/

Lifetime Learners www.lifetimelearners.org

City of Norwalk www.norwalkct.org

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