Services and Support
Information and Referral Center
Located across the hall from the Main Office, our Information and Referral Center is a one stop shop for information about all kinds of programs and services that can help older adults and their families. The Center is open Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. Our trained volunteer Community Information Specialists are available to assist you. Call the office and leave your name and number and they will contact you.
Medicare Savings Program
If your income is below $2,472.30 per month for a single or $3,328.38 per month for a couple then you may qualify for the Mediare Savings Program. If you qualify you may receive help to pay for your Medicare premiums and in some cases, for your Medicare coinsurance and deductibles.
AARP Driver Safety Program
Check the calendar for the next Driver Safety Program. Save at least 5% on your Auto Insurance. This AARP-sponsored Safe Driving Program encompasses the latest techniques in driving with special emphasis on defensive driving. This is a classroom training only; there is no in-the-car training. Upon completion of this class, you will receive a certificate of completion .Registration for this class will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Choosing health insurance can be confusing. Health insurance counseling is available on an individual basis for anyone with questions about existing coverage or for new plans. Call the center at 860-665-8778 to schedule an appointment with a trained CHOICES counselor.
Newington Senior Community Cafe
The Community Cafe at the Senior and Disabled Center provides a nutritious and well-balanced meal and an opportunity to socialize in a congenial setting. Monthly menus are available. Make sure to call the Lunch Line at 860-667-5837 between 10:00am and 11 :45am, the day before to reserve your meal. You must be registered with the Community Cafe to participate. This program is for people 60 years of age and older. There is a suggested donation of $2.50 for your meal.
EconomicCheckUp is a service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), a nonprofit service and advocacy organization. For a limited time, the Newington Senior and Disabled Center will offer free screenings to adults over 55. Answer a few simple questions and learn how you can better manage your budget, save money, and set financial goals. It's free, confidential, and from a trusted source--the nonprofit National Council on Aging. Call (860) 665-8778 today to make an appointment. Are you making the most of your money? It's free and easy to find out.