Our Stories: Meet Carlie

Full of energy, determination and pure will, 35-year-old Carlie lives life to its fullest after sustaining a brain injury as the result of a car accident when she was in the 11th grade. Through a long and complex recovery, today she lives in her own apartment with support from her care team, includi...

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The Age Well Community Council of Danbury and the Connecticut State Department of Social Services held a community-wide Summit with leaders from the Danbury area including businesses, libraries, faith groups, hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, physician groups, community groups an...

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TECH SAVVY

This decade’s seniors are savvy. In fact, 67 percent of people aged 65 and older now use the internet. This is a significant increase since Pew’s 2012 study which reported just over 50 percent of seniors used the web. ...

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YOU’RE LIKE MOST. 80 percent of older adults have one chronic condition, National Council on Aging (NCOA) reports. Further, 95 percent of health care costs for older Americans are spent on chronic illnesses, and over a third of Medicare beneficiaries have at least four chronic conditions. ...

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MUCH RESPONSIBILITY of caregiving for people with dementias is provided by loved ones. In fact, the Alzheimer’s Association reported in 2015 that 177,000 Connecticut residents care for loved ones with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. These dedicated family and friends provide 202 million...

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President Molly Rees Gavin was recently featured in USA Today’s Faces Of Pride, along with 49 other individuals from across the United States who shared their stories and insights on what it means to be active members of the LGBTQ community. ...

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The Age Well Community Council Age Well CT was featured in a live interview on WLAD 800 AM Danbury. Sherry Ostrout, Director of Government Initiatives for Connecticut Community Care and member of the Age Well Council, was on Bart Busterna’s morning show to highlight Older Americans Month and ...

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Meet Tay

At 17, Tay was a typical teen trying to keep his grades up during the week, hanging out with friends and family on weekends, and enjoying life to the fullest. Then, in the blink of an eye, everything changed. Tay was a passenger in a car accident where he sustained injuries to his spine resulti...

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Meet Norma

Norma came to America from Jamaica in 1983 because she wanted a better life. She raised eight children and held diverse jobs, such as a seamstress, security guard, and certified nurse assistant, to name a few. Then one day, Norma and her daughter, Verna, were in the car together. Verna remember...

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Meet Willie Mae

Willie Mae, now 85, was a hardworking nurse at Saint Francis Hospital. She also was a missionary highly involved in the church and someone who opened her doors to everyone. Then, two years ago, she lost her vision due to an infection after surgery for a cornea transplant. ...

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Meet Jane

Though her mom, Jane, has advanced dementia, Kitty feels very fortunate that she is calm, kind, and in a state of grace. “A nurse by trade, my mom raised five children and helped my dad run the local pharmacy they owned. I remember that they would often deliver prescriptions to the a...

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Jewish Family Services (JFS) and JFS Care At Home have become the state’s first organizations to earn certification for “Getting It Right: Creating an LGBT Inclusive Organization”, an integrated program including actions and resources to help organizations adopt practices of intent...

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Mikhail is from the Soviet Union, where he was a scientist. He and his family, wife and children, moved to the United States in the 90's, and a few years after Mikhail moved here, his wife passed away. These days, he keeps active with daily exercise and creating paintings of his favorite people ...

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This month, we are recognizing mothers everywhere for their never-ending support, guidance and commitment to making our lives a more loving and happy place. ...

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Connecticut Community Care (CCC) has achieved the highest status of Case Management Accreditation for Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) for The Connecticut Home Care Program from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). CCC, a nonprofit organization which serves more than 17,00...

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At 17, Tay was a typical teen trying to keep his grades up during the week, hanging out with friends on weekends, and enjoying life to the fullest. Then, in the blink of an eye everything changed. Tay was a passenger in a car accident where he sustained injuries to his spine resulting in quadriplegi...

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The State Department on Aging is pleased to announce the launch of www.cthealthyliving.org which provides easy access to learn about and sign up for Live Well and Aging Mastery Programs® across Connecticut.  ...

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Father’s Day is an occasion to mark and celebrate the contribution that your father has made to your life. So now’s the perfect time to plan the ideal celebration for dad. The secret to making it special is to customize by surrounding him with the things he loves. No matter the age or di...

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Bristol, CT--Getting older isn’t the same these days. For many aging Americans, it is an invigorating time when interests, goals, and dreams can get a new or second start. Today, aging is about eliminating outdated perceptions and living the way that suits you best. ...

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Focused for the past 40 years on keeping older individuals and those with disabilities living life at home on their own terms in the communities of their choice, Connecticut Community Care affirms its support of those who give of themselves to care for others ...

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Connecticut Community Care is recognizing caregivers as unsung heroes during National Caregivers Month, 2016 and the upcoming holiday season.  Focused for the past 40 years on keeping older individuals and those with disabilities living life at home on their own terms in the communities of thei...

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Connecticut Community Care is a strong supporter of livable communities as evidenced by its 40-year history serving thousands in communities across the state. Follow our work in Danbury. ...

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Connecticut Community Care (CCC), a statewide nonprofit care management organization, has announced that its CFO, Joseph G. Consorte, has been named CFO of The Year in the nonprofit category by the Hartford Business Journal.  Mr. Consorte has been with CCC for the past 20 years and re...

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Elders and Technology

According to Pew Research Center, Internet use among those 65 and older grew 150 percent between 2009 and 2011, the largest growth in a demographic group. Furthermore, their 2012 study showed that of those that go online, 71 percent do so daily and 34 percent use social media. ...

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According to an Alzheimer’s Association Report, in 2015, 177,000 people in Connecticut care for loved ones with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, providing 201 million hours of unpaid care valued at $2.5 million. ...

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Disabilities

U.S. Census Bureau reports that nearly 1 in 5 people have a disability in the U.S. ...

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Community Partnerships

CCC is committed to each and every community in Connecticut evidenced by our strong and growing partnerships with legislative and community branches of state government, municipalities, the business community, philanthropic institutions and local senior centers and community groups. ...

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Health & Wellness

According to the National Council on Aging, approximately 92% of older adults have at least one chronic disease and 77% have at least two. ...

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Medicare and You

Medicare can be an important source of coverage for home health care for people who cannot, or should not, leave home without assistance of another person or an assistive device, and who need skilled nursing or therapy. For people who qualify, Medicare can help cover these services as well as home h...

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  • “I have found so many times that CCCI is the perfect resource for me when issues involving the elderly or persons with disabilities have come up. This is not an area in which I have had any education ...“

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  • “Dad and I appreciate the services and support you have provided to us. Quite frankly, I don’t know what we would have done without your program. It hasn’t been easy for either of us as we go about ...“

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  • “Our care manager was extremely competent, compassionate, prompt and concerned about all aspects of our case. She followed-up on every detail and checked up on us to make sure things were going well. ...“

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  • “I am compelled to put in writing how much I appreciate the help you and your organization have provided for my mother. When she left the convalescent home a few months ago she couldn’t see herself ...“

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  • “My mother was a client of CCCI’s for over 10 years. Her health had declined but I finished my walk out basement to make it accessible for her to live in my home. Mom was in and out of various nursing ...“

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  • “"My friend Maura has gone on and on about what wonderful and thoughtful care you gave to her mother. She really was touched by everything that you did to make her mother comfortable." ...“

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