Municipal Agent for the Elderly

Mission

To enrich the quality of life and support independence and vitality for seniors.
 

Description

 
The Municipal Agent for the Elderly program was established in 1972 by the Connecticut State Legislature in order to assure that elderly persons in each of Connecticut's 169 towns has a Municipal Agent for the Elderly. The Municipal Agent assists elders by providing information and referrals to services and benefit programs. A Municiple Agent for the Elderly is appointed by Town officials for a two or four-year term.
 
 
 
A Municipal Agent is familiar with programs and benefits such as:
  
  • Fuel Assistance (also through T.V.C.C.A.) 
  • Protective Services
  • State Social Services
 
A Municipal Agent publicizes information on elderly resources/benefits within the Town to the elderly by way of the Sprague Senior Center Newsletter, senior meetings, and the Town web site.