Community Choices, the regional Aging and Disability Resource Center, strives to support you or your loved one through a coordinated system of information and access. Using our extensive knowledge and resources, we work to connect you to the services and support you deserve, from benefits screening, information and assistance to decision support and follow-up. It’s all in an effort to offer choices that connect you to a better way of life.
Our dedicated staff can connect you to everything from a name and phone number to more detailed information regarding community services, long term care planning, options counseling and care transitions.
Finding affordable, safe housing is a challenge. There are a number of types of housing including private homes, subsidized public housing, congregate housing complexes, and assisted living facilities.
For more information about the type of housing you are interested in, please follow one of the links below.
The Connecticut Housing Search website is a FREE resource for finding and listing housing anywhere in Connecticut. Property providers across the state can post apartments and houses for rent at any time. This service is updated daily so be sure to check back often for new listing. http://www.CTHousingSearch.org
The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) maintains a listing of subsidized housing information as well as other helpful hints for seniors. https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/topics/information_for_senior_citizens
Assisted living often provides apartment type living along with services and options to meet your specific needs. A guide with tips for determining if assisted living is right for you can be found here: http://www.helpguide.org/elder/assisted_living_facilities.htm
For a listing of some of the assisted living facilities in Connecticut follow this link: http://www.ctassistedliving.com/providers
Skilled Nursing Care
When independent housing is no longer an option, please click here to get a listing of skilled nursing facilities, residential care homes and rest homes with nursing supervision. Research may be needed to determine the most appropriate level of care for your needs.