Helpful links for Seniors



Benefits Checkup - helps thousands everyday to find programs for people ages 55 and over that may pay for some of their costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other essential items or services.

Info-line    Have you ever wondered how to find a community service when you or someone you know needs help? Or when you want to reach out and help by volunteering or donating, where do you turn? Who do you call? In Connecticut, 2-1-1 Infoline can help. 2-1-1 Infoline is an integrated system of help via the telephone - a single source for information about community services, referrals to human services, and crisis intervention. It is accessed toll-free from anywhere in Connecticut by simply dialing 2-1-1. It operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Multilingual caseworkers and TDD access is available. 2-1-1 connects you to agencies and organizations near you that can make a difference. Dial 1-800-203-1234 outside of Connecticut.

Pharma Guide – "Free Prescription Drug Program" for eligible households.
South Central Connecticut Agency on Agency’s website.

The official US Government site for people with Medicare.

The official website of the Social Security Administration.

The official website of AARP.

United Seniors in Action (USA) is a state-wide coalition of seniors and senior groups with a special focus on Senior health care issues. USA is a non-profit, non-partisan organization, receives no state funding, and does not sell insurance or other products to seniors.

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