Wednesday 26 November 2014

Agent for the Elderly

Contact

Connie Maynard, Agent for the Elderly

Phone: (860) 928-0208 x304. Also can be reached at home at (860) 974-2685

Fax: (860) 963-7557

Other Town Contacts

Hours

  • Monday - closed
  • Tuesday - closed
  • Wednesday - 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Thursday - closed
  • Friday - closed
  • Saturday - closed
  • Sunday - closed

Mailing Address:
Town of Woodstock CT
415 Route 169, Woodstock, CT 06281-3039


Function and Services

What We Do:

The Municipal Agent for the Elderly seeks to:

  • Assist and act on the needs of elderly persons and their families
  • Support seniors while respecting their privacy
  • Act on their behalf by initiating activities, programs, and services
  • Contact local, state, and federal representatives to support and monitor appropriate legislation that promote the well being of these individuals
  • Post important information on the senior bulletin board (lower level Town Hall)

Examples

  • Dial A Ride
  • Senior activities
  • Trips, meetings, speakers
  • Referrals to TEEG for various assistance programs
  • Flu shot and free blood pressure clinic
  • Discussion on any new regulations and laws that affect seniors.

Contact us if you need help on:

Services offered at the Town Hall include:

  • Free use of equipment: wheelchair, walkers, exercise bike, etc.
  • Free lending library
  • Nursing home and shut-in visitations
  • Approximately three times a year - Haven Health Care, Westview Nursing & Rehab, Webster Manor, Matulaitis Nursing Home, Villa Maria (Plainfield), Christopher Heights, Creamery Brook, and Meals On Wheels recipients are visited. Each identified senior receives a plant from the Town of Woodstock, a card, and small gift created by the Woodstock Seniors’ Arts and Crafts Group. Family and volunteers from the Seniors’ Club visit and deliver the plants and a small gift. In the year 2006, 105 senior citizens were visited at Christmas time - 50 senior citizens were visited at Thanksgiving and 40 were visited in the Spring.

More Information

The Municipal Agent for the Elderly is available every Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, lower level Meeting Room D.

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