Meet the Partners

Location: Hartford, CT
Partner: Lee Morgan, Respite Care Manager 
Website: https://www.ncaaact.org/

The North Central Area Agency on Aging (NCAAA) is a regional non-profit organization based in Hartford, CT, with a mission to help enhance the quality of life for older adults, individuals with disabilities, and caregivers in North Central Connecticut by ensuring that they have access to quality and cost-effective services. NCAAA provides information and assistance as well as planning, grants management, and advocacy services to older persons and their caregivers in the 38-town North Central Connecticut region.

LiveWell Dementia Specialist

Location: Plantsville, CT
Partner: Daniel Belonick, Director of Counseling Services
Website: https://livewell.org/

LiveWell Dementia Specialists, formerly the Alzheimer’s Resource Center, opened in 1992 as a nonprofit focused exclusively on caring for individuals at all stages of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia. Today they are care providers, researchers and most of all,  pioneers in dementia care, recognized as one of the most knowledgeable resources for the care of people living with Alzheimer’s disease in the nation. We understand the challenges that confront families on this difficult journey and we have developed effective models of care that are respectful, dignified and have compassion at their core.

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Location: Danbury, CT
Partner: Casey Levene, Director of Counseling Services
Website: https://www.uwwesternct.org/

United Way of Western Connecticut serves 15 towns in three distinct communities – Northern Fairfield County, Southern Litchfield County and the City of Stamford. United Way intends to impact the lives of the ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) population, increase their financial stability and ultimately reduce the number of ALICE households in Western CT.

Location: Fairfield, CT
Partner: Diana McRae, VP, Community Development
Website: http://www.sevenstarshomecare.com/

Seven Stars Home Care Services, LLC is recognized as one of the leading home care agencies in Connecticut, providing quality care in the home. Their hands on approach enables one to remain safely in their home. They provide care for older adults, adults recovering from surgical procedures and children with special needs.

 

Location: Ellington, CT
Partner: Francie Berger, Reference Librarian 
Website: http://library.ellington-ct.gov/

The Hall Memorial Library is a welcoming community resource for all residents seeking reading materials in various formats, research materials for school projects and life-long-learning, items for leisure and entertainment, access to computers and the internet, and great programming for all ages. The friendly staff provides personalized services to aid in research, assist with computer skills or find that just-right book.

Location: Newtown, CT
Partner: Ann LoBosco, Director of Social Services 
Website: https://www.newtown-ct.gov/social-services

It is the mission of Social Services to enhance the quality of life and self-sufficiency of people in need of social and financial services.  The department offers services and referrals as well as assistance applying for local, state and federal social services programs. They are dedicated to providing services with respect, compassion and accountability. The Newtown Center for Support and Wellness is the single point of entry which connects members of the community with wellness resources through a strong referral system and dedicates staff to families and individuals in need.

Location: Hebron, CT
Partner: Sharon Garrard, Senior Services Director/ Municipal Agent for the Elderly 
Website: https://www.hebronct.com/

As one of Connecticut’s fastest growing towns, it offers ample, affordable land and homes for residential and business growth. Hebron’s Central Business District has a full range of support services for the business community including legal, accounting, banking, real estate, word processing, Internet, public relations, marketing and other professional services. A full-service post office and state-of-the-art library are set in the central corridor of the town.