Other Resources

SharingLaw.net
Elder law links page for attorneys.
Outstanding web site contains links to Connecticut and federal statutes, regulations, and cases important to Elder Law -- maintained by Attorney Lisa Nachmias Davis and a must for any Connecticut Elder Law Attorney.
Pension Action Center
Can help you understand your rights under pension law and claim the retirement income benefits that you have earned.
Telephone Directory
Extensive telephone directory with web links to various Connecticut state agencies, legal services, agencies on aging, and other various groups in the health/elder network.
Government Health Care and
Benefits Program Index

Provides current benefit figures to several government programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, ConnPACE, etc.
Connecticut's Federal
and State Legislators
Legal Assistance for
Elders in Connecticut

Addresses, phone numbers and web site links for the legal programs that provide advice and representation to seniors on various elder law issues.
Connecticut Department of Social Services' Uniform Policy Manual
Information on the UPM and how to obtain a copy on-line or on CD-Rom.
To find Connecticut legislators (local, state and federal), and other states' elected officials, please visit the AARP Legislative Action Center or view this page.
View the Connecticut Department of Social Services' Uniform Policy Manual (UPM).
Need help paying your bills? Find out about programs that can provide cash, food, housing, medical care, child care, energy assistance, and more. Wonder if your kids have to change schools because you’re homeless? This article gives information for people with –or without– kids, veterans, those...
There are five Legal Services offices that provide free counseling and representation on many Elder Law issues (Medicaid and other government programs, patients’ rights, nursing home issues).
This workbook was developed by the Connecticut Legal Rights Project to help you prepare a legal document called an advance directive. An advance directive allows you to influence your health care treatment when you are unable to do so.
You may find your CT State Senator and your local State Representative by going to the General Assembly website.
Below are names and telephone numbers to important Connecticut state government departments, offices and agencies, agencies on aging, legal services and other organizations in the health/elder network.
2-1-1 is a free service that can help you with many different kinds of problems, including substance abuse, domestic violence, suicide prevention, financial problems, and more. It is available 24 hours a day and 365 days per year.
This online service, created by The National Council on Aging and other partners, screens for federal, state and some local private and public benefits for older adults (ages 55 and over). BenefitsCheckUp also provides a detailed...
This website is a quick and easy way for people who live in Connecticut to find out if they might be able to get help with:Buying Food (SNAP or food stamps)Medical BenefitsCash AssistanceSee also:ConneCT: Apply for Assistance
Connecticut's five Area Agencies on Aging are private non-profit corporations established to provide leadership and resources to meet the needs of the rapidly growing elderly population.They research and evaluate elderly issues, and offer...
The Connecticut Commission on Aging is a non-partisan state agency of the CT General Assembly.They are committed to promoting policies that enhance the lives of the present and future generations of older adults.
The CT Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities is the lead state agency on eliminating discrimination through civil and human rights enforcement.File a Discrimination Complaint
State Unit on Aging Main office, 860-424-5274 Toll Free (in State), 1-866-218-6631 Application forms by mail1-800-609-5627 Alternate Care Unit1-800-445-5394860-424-4904 CHOICES Program860-424-5322 Connecticut Medicare Assignment Program (...
Mission is to:Meet basic needs of food, shelter, economic support and health care.Promote and support the choice to live with dignity in one's own home and community.Promote and support the achievement of economic viability in the...
This office provides the opportunity for applicants and recipients of DSS programs to request a hearing to contest actions taken by DSS.
Connecticut Long Term Care Ombudsman Program protects and promotes the rights and quality of life for residents of skilled nursing facilities, residential care homes and managed residential care communities (also known as assisted living...
This article provides elderly living in Connecticut with a list of state-funded and/or affiliated organizations and service providers. Covers the Food Stamp Program (now known as SNAP), adult day care, homecare, the Connecticut...
Operation Fuel provides assistance to Connecticut residents to help them cover their energy costs.Bookmark this link and check it often to get the latest information about Operation Fuel program updates.
Free pension assistance for residents of the six New England states! Web site with information about pensions and pension rights.
This web site contains links to Connecticut and federal statutes, regulations, and cases important to Elder Law -- maintained by Attorney Lisa Nachmias Davis and a must for any Connecticut Elder Law Attorney.
Use this page to estimate your Social Security benefits.