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YOU Make a Difference

How can you be sure your donations are making a difference in someone’s life?   Here’s a snapshot of how you’ve helped and what you made happen recently! Justin, 39, is looking to improve his lifestyle. An acquired brain injury caused limitations with his fine motor ...

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Update from Julia Evans Starr

Perhaps there is no more important message in this moment than to say - be safe, everyone, and thank you for continually looking out for one another in ways big and small throughout these extraordinary times!   At CCC we have taken our mission to serve and support older adults and peopl...

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A Care Manager's Point of View - Kiersten Wamser (Radke)

What do you like most about being a CCC Care Manager?   I grew up in a family that was heavily involved in social services and helping others, so it has been very fulfilling for me to be a CCC Care Manager.  Every day, I have the opportunity to help our clients get the services they n...

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Building Age-Friendly Communities in CT

The CT Age Well Collaborative, a project supported by CT Community Care, is a partnership of public and private organizations, community groups and philanthropic aging and community leaders with a shared vision of creating an Age-Friendly Connecticut with communities throughout the state that are gr...

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We See You Home

We’ve been helping people of all ages and abilities for the past 40 years.  As we ready for the next 40, we’re taking time to share our legacy—one  that began with a simple promise – we will guide and encourage people who want to remain living at home in their ...

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Fostering Communities of Strength

Community Strength is not only this year’s US Department of Human Services, Administration for Community Living (ACL) theme, but it also represents our collective hope for the longevity of our communities as places for older people to live and thrive. The theme centers around older adults who ...

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Stepping Forward

Stepping Forward. "Last week's verdict is a step forward. Justice has been met in this case, but it cannot erase the years, decades, centuries of injustices to black and brown people in our country. As we look inward and outward on our personal and organizational DEI journey I wanted to ...

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You Make a Difference

We are changing people’s lives with your donations. Whether through making our clients’ homes more livable, helping them secure assistive technology for easier and at times less painful mobility, or just providing them with a simple item or opportunity that they have long wanted but coul...

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Gayle Kataja Set to Retire After 45 Years of Service, Guidance, and Support

Following her graduation from Russell Sage College, Gayle Kataja began her career as a cardiac intensive care nurse at Hartford Hospital. She subsequently worked as a home care nurse with what was then the Manchester Visiting Nurse Association. On August 16, 1976, she became one of the two orig...

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A Care Manager's Point of View: Elizabeth Kirhoffer

What I like most about being a CCC care manager is making a difference in the lives of our clientele. I like being a part of the reason they are able to live at home, get out in the community and enjoy themselves. Although the work can be very challenging, it is so rewarding.  I end my day know...

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A Message From Julia - April 2021

Outside my window I see buds on my favorite dogwood tree. Yes, spring 2021 has arrived and with it comes newfound hope in large part due to science, collective determination and the resultant promise that a bold and expansive vaccination roll-out strategy holds. Do you feel ...

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Connecticut LGBTQ+ Community Survey

The first statewide LGBTQ+ Survey in Connecticut has been launched! The Survey aims to 1) enhance the understanding of the number of people that identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community in our State and 2) identify the needs of the LGBTQ+ Community in Connecticut by asking questions related to ...

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Get the Facts COVID Vaccination Videos for Residents 55+ in English, Spanish, and ASL

Videos in English Videos in Spanish Video in ASL ...

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CT Healthy Living Collective Virtual Holiday Bash: Senior Center Members from Across the State Beat Isolation with Virtual Gathering

Isolation in older people has increased in recent years, and the problem has worsened with COVID-19 social distancing. Now, typical gathering places like senior centers aren’t holding in person events.  However, organizations like the CT Healthy Living Collective (CHLC) are stepping up to...

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In Our Own Backyard

  Dick Fyfe, 90, is continuing his life-long hobby of painting. In this interview, Dick and his daughter, Lindsey Fyfe, paint outdoors and talk about their artistic processes. They find a way to be creative despite the pandemic.   Lindsey, who is a painter, musician and teacher, ...

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Connecticut Community Care (CCC) Receives $150,000 Grant from Tufts Health Plan Foundation

Bristol, Connecticut– September 30, 2020 – Connecticut Community Care (CCC) has been awarded a three-year grant for $150,000 from Tufts Health Plan Foundation. The funds will support the creation of a Connecticut Age Well Collaborative promoting healthy aging, advocacy and age-positive m...

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Notes from Molly

I have decided it is time for me to retire from my position as President of CCC. I came to CCC’s predecessor, the SAIL (Strengthened Assistance for Independent Living) Project at the North Central Area Agency on Aging in 1976, a 26-year-old “kid” wanting to change the world. Thanks...

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Happiest Birthday Ever

This May marked the 90th birthday of CCC client Norma. Norma’s entire family wanted to recognize her for being a devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother—an amazing woman “who would give you the shirt off her back.”But they needed to find a physically distant way to...

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Moving Forward

Connecticut  Community Care (CCC) celebrated 40 years of serving older people and those with disabilities on July 1, 2020, at this time of unprecedented challenges as far reaching as a universal pandemic and the excruciating recognition of the depth of systemic racism in our society. Despi...

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A Care Manager's Point of View: Crystal Ruiz

What do you like most about being a CCC Care Manager? I believe that our work is important and meaningful. We are literally changing people's lives! What I like most about being a CCC Care Manager is witnessing someone's quality of life improve with the right services. I am also part of a s...

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CCC President Molly Rees Gavin Retires and Julia Evans Starr, Statewide Aging Expert is Named Successor

  Leadership Changes Mark 40th Anniversary of Long-Term Care Management Nonprofit   Bristol, CT— After 40 years with Connecticut Community Care, the State’s leading long-term care management nonprofit organization, Molly Rees Gavin, President, today announced plans...

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Moving forward with Connecticut Community Care

Connecticut Community Care (CCC) celebrates our fortieth anniversary on July 1, 2020 at this time of unprecedented challenges as far reaching as a universal pandemic and the excruciating recognition of the depth of systemic racism in our society. Cars line up in local football fields and parking lot...

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A COVID-19 Update: We Are Accepting Referrals

Connecticut Community Care (CCC) takes pride in our forty-year history of providing services and benefits to help people of all ages, abilities and incomes to live at home. We do this in partnership with the Department of Social Services (DSS) through the CT Home Care Program, Money Follows the Pers...

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Celebrate The Perfect Father’s Day

Father’s Day is an occasion to mark and celebrate the contribution that your father has made to your life.  Now is 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...

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Our Statement on Racism and Equity

The recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many others have shocked and outraged people, including every one of us here at Connecticut Community Care. As a 40-year-old nonprofit care management organization, we hold ourselves wholly accountable to advocating for Racia...

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Our Annual Tribute To Mothers

In honor of Mother's Day, all month long we are recognizing mothers everywhere for their never-ending support, guidance and commitment. A mother’s selfless acts help to make each of our lives happier and more loving, regardless of what may be going on in the world around us. “I ha...

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A Care Manager's Point of View - Sherry Solliday, Northwest Region

What do you like most about being a CCC care manager? What I like most about being a care manager is being part of an incredible team. We all encourage and support each other to keep our clients in their homes. To quote my manager Kat “it takes a village.” What does a typica...

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Spreading Joy

Trucks, planes, cars—some brightly colored, others with eyes.  Enter the world of Ruben Molina, who spends his days making wooden toys for children.  Despite neuropathy and other ailments, Ruben made the decision a while back to be active and stay engaged with those around him.  ...

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You Impact Lives

Olga was stuck in earthquake-ravaged Puerto Rico, without electricity to power her portable oxygen tank. She and her son could not afford the change fee for an earlier flight back to the mainland. Care Manager Lisa sounded the alarm, and within minutes, Admin Michelle was on the phone with airlines,...

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CCC Receives $25,000 Grant from Tufts Health Plan Foundation

Connecticut Community Care is proud to announce that we have been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Tufts Health Plan Foundation. The grant is part of $1 million in funding the Tufts Health Plan Foundation is donating to area non-profits that are focused on health equity and the social determinants o...

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Community members “Come To The Table” To Impact Food Security for Older Adults

1 in 14 older adults in CT is Food Insecure. Recognizing a growing trend related to food insecurity among older adults, The Age Well Community Council of Danbury and the United Way of Western CT hosted Summit II, Come To The Table: A Rare Opportunity to Impact Food Security For Older Adults on June...

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A Special Tribute to Mothers

In honor of Mother's Day, this month we are recognizing mothers everywhere for their never-ending support, guidance and commitment. These selfless acts help to make each of our lives happier and more loving. “I'm Faith, a 57-year-old only child caring for my 87-year-old mother, Mary...

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CT Medicaid Program Sustainability Legislative Forum

Molly Rees Gavin, CCC President, addressed legislators during a recent CT Medicaid Program Sustainability Forum, citing four key needs: workforce development, informal caregiver support, focus on quality, and sufficient reimbursement. ...

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USA Today Feature: Faces Of Pride

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. "Elderly people who identify as LGBTQ are a hidde...

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LIVE A MEANINGFUL AND
HEALTHY LIFE AT ANY AGE

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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Getting It Right Announces Jewish Family Services And JFS Care At Home Certification

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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Celebrate with us: May is Older American’s Month.
Engage at every age.

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 peop...

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A Special Tribute To Mothers

Each May, we celebrate mothers everywhere for their unconditional love and support. “As a retired teacher, I had plans to start a school for boys. But God had other plans…A mission (to help mom) that was realized by the grace of a dedicated team of workers committe...

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CCC Gains Highest Accreditation Status/Care Management from NCQA

Connecticut Community Care (CCC) has achieved the highest accreditation 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 t...

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An Inspiring Story From Our Care Managers

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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Announcing the Launch of Connecticut’s Website for Live Well and Aging Mastery Programs®

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.  Live Well is Connecticut’s suite of evidence-based self-management pro...

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Celebrate The Perfect Father’s Day

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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CT Community Care Celebrates Older Americans Month

Set to “Age Out Loud” In Communities Across The State 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 perception...

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Recognizing The Changing Role of Today’s Caregiver

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. With a population of 3.6 million, there...

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CCC Supports National Caregivers Month, 2016

Recognizes Caregivers as Unsung Heroes Offers Tips to Reduce Stress, Especially During Upcoming Season 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 in...

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Responding To Aging Demographic With New Initiatives

Of the 80,000+ who live in Danbury, more than 9,200 are 65 years of age and older Connecticut is the 7th oldest state in the country with the third longest-lived constituency. The city of Danbury is in-line with national and statewide trends which, over the next 20 years, predict an increase in t...

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Joseph G. Consorte, CFO, Named Nonprofit CFO of the Year

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 recently...

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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 CCC 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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