CT Commission on Aging

News Releases


May 20, 2014
New "Connecticut for Living Communities" website highlights ideas and innovations for creating great places to grow up and grow older

May 8, 2014 Gains for Connecticut's Older Adults in the 2014 Legislative Session
January 30, 2014 Task Force Details Strategies for Enhancing Care for Growing Numbers of Connecticut Residents with Alzheimer’s Disease

January 8, 2014 Connecticut's Legislative Commission on Aging Names New Board Leadership, Project and Communications Staff

December 20, 2012 Operation Fuel Affordability Gap

December 12, 2012

Livable Communities’ Forum Slated at Capitol Jan. 14

November 8, 2012

State Commission on Aging Board Elects Executive Committee Members

October 22, 2012

State’s Municipal Leaders Explore ‘Livable Communities’ at Nov. 1 Capitol Forum

August 30, 2012

Middletown’s Christianne Kovel Reappointed to State Commission on Aging Board

October 7, 2011 Norwich Resident Appointed to State Commission on Aging Board
September 9, 2011
Commission on Aging Praises Grandparents' Role as Caregivers; National Grandparents Day Provides Opportunity to Thank Them
June 13, 2011 Fairfield Resident Appointed to State Commission on Aging Board
March 29, 2011 Commission on Aging and PCSW Head to Washington for Budget Summit
May 1, 2010
Commission on Aging Applauds Older Adults' Historic Contributions As 'Age Strong! Live Long!' Defines Older Americans Month Tribute
March 23, 2010 Middletown’s Christianne Kovel Named to State Commission on Aging Board
January 29, 2010 Long-Term Care Forum Slated Feb. 5 at State Capitol Explores Critical Need to Retool Multi-Billion $ System
November 2, 2009 West Hartford's Carolyn Thornberry Reappointed to the CT Commission on Aging by Senate President Donald Williams
October 31, 2009 Dr. Kerins Reappointed to CT Commission on Aging by Speaker Donovan
September 24, 2009 Commission on Aging Elects Officers' Slate
September 22, 2009 Commission on Aging News Conference Presents Evidenced-based Data Detailing
Connecticut’s Commitment to Preventing Falls: “A Critical Strategic Investment”
September 15, 2009 Hartford Resident, State NASW Board President Named To Connecticut Commission on Aging by Senator Looney
August 19, 2009 West Haven's Memmott Reappointed to CT Aging Commission by House of Representatives Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero
June 11, 2009 Update:  Program Closures Affecting Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities
May 12, 2009 Aging and Economic Distress Closely Linked in Rapidly Aging Connecticut; Two Commissions Report on Economic Security for Older Adults
May 11, 2009 Department of Social Services Closes Intake for the Connecticut Statewide Respite Care Program.
April 7, 2009 Commission on Aging’s Workplace Flexibility Proposal Advances; Agency Estimates Potential Annual State Savings of $22 Million
February 5, 2009 Connecticut Commission on Aging Responds to Governor's Budget Proposal Regarding Elimination of the Legislative Commissions
December 24, 2008 Legislators, Advocates for Persons with Disabilities Earn Connecticut Commission on Aging Honors
October 15, 2008 Commission on Aging, AARP Sponsor Election Results Forum Nov. 6; Keynote, Analysts, Assess National, State Impact on Aging Public Policy
October 15, 2008 Property Tax Forum at Capitol to Assess Municipal Relief Programs for Older Adults
September 4, 2008 Governor Rell:   Thousands Begin Reaching Out for Help with Energy Assistance
June 12, 2008 New Haven Earth's Elders Program Earns Mayor's, Superintendent's Praise
April 18, 2008 Earth's Elders Founder Earns 'Agewise Advocate Award' from the Connecticut Commission on Aging
March 24, 2008 Connecticut’s Earth’s Elders Foundation and Commission on Aging Present ‘Super Centenarian’ Exhibit in Washington March 31-April 4
January 16, 2008 Thousands respond to UConn Health Center study: Long-Term Care Research Reveals Residents, State are Unprepared
December 14, 2007 Deb Polun Joins Commission on Aging Staff
October 18, 2007 Penelope Young Appointed to Connecticut Commission on Aging
September 20, 2007 Connecticut Commission on Aging Elects Officers' Slate
August 14, 2007 Raymond Guenter Appointed to Connecticut Commission on Aging
July 17, 2007 Governor Rell Announces Launch of Long-Term Care Website.  A collaboration between the CT Commission on Aging, OPM, LTCAC & Infoline.
June 29, 2007 Connecticut Commission on Aging and Earth's Elders Foundation collaborate to offer schools the  opportunity to introduce a unique curriculum promoting intergenerational respect.
June 4 - 29, 2007 Commission on Aging, Earth's Elders Foundation Sponsor "Super Centenarians" Event at the State Capitol
May 3, 2007 Senator Harris, Representative Geragosian and Judith Stein Earn 'Agewise Advocate Awards
May 3, 2007 "Exploring Civic Engagement" A Statewide Educational and Networking Forum
November 7, 2006 The Commission's Hartford Courant 11/7/06 op-ed article on the Long-Term Care Needs Assessment
November 15, 2006 State Residents Invited to Participate in Sweeping Long-Term Care Survey
November 13, 2006 'Town Hall' Meeting for Seniors at Gateway Community College
October 2, 2006 Commission on Aging Re-elects Officers' Slate