Monday, January 8, 2018
Regional YMCA and Danbury Library team up for Health and Fitness Series for Seniors

DANBURY, CT -- The Danbury Library has announced their collaboration with the Regional YMCA of Western CT to offer an innovative ten-week health and wellness program to individuals 55 and over. The Aging Mastery Program® (AMP) was developed by the National Council on Aging, coordinated in Connecticut by Connecticut Community Care and sponsored in part by the Connecticut Community Foundation.

Monday, November 13, 2017
Thousands of Seniors, Disabled and Low-income Residents Losing Care Coverage

HARTFORD, CT -- Roughly 68,000 seniors and disabled residents will lose access to a Medicare financial assistance program Jan. 1, when income eligibility requirements change under the newly enacted state budget. Most people likely won’t know they are losing coverage until they receive written notices next month, according to Rosana Garcia, policy associate at the Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut, an advocacy group.

Thursday, August 3, 2017
Danbury Senior Volunteers Contribute Service Valued At More Than $200,000 to City

DANBURY, Conn. (August 3, 2017) — United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) is proud to announce that volunteers in the SAVE (Seniors Add Valuable Experience) Program have completed 7,019 hours in the last year, service that is valued at $205,586 to the city of Danbury. This year, 47 seniors volunteered at 23 City of Danbury departments and nonprofit agencies located in the city.