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Alzheimer’s Association Offering Virtual Education Programs

Posted on April 13, 2021


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I just wanted you to know that the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter is offering several Virtual Education Programs during the month of April. Each program is available via phone or webinar, and times listed are in Eastern Standard Time. Please click on the link/description below to register.

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Connecticut Education Programs

April 14 at 1:00 PM Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

April 15 at 10:00 AM Dementia Conversations

April 19 at 10:30 AM 10 Warning Signs 

April 20 at 1:00 PM Legal

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Letter to the Rivereast: Important Bills Moving Forward

Posted on April 6, 2021


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On March 12th, I shared with you several bill proposals introduced by Connecticut House Republicans to assist victims of domestic violence and opioid abuse in our state. I’m writing today with an encouraging update on two of those proposals now making their way towards a vote on the House floor.

On March 18th, the Human Services Committee voted unanimously in favor of a bill to provide temporary state assistance to victims of domestic violence regardless of their household income. This bill would

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Vaccination Appointments Now Available for Ages 16+

Posted on April 1, 2021


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Starting today, all residents ages 16 and up will become eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Priority will be given to those aged 16 to 44 with certain high-risk conditions, including:

  • Sickle cell disease
  • End-stage renal disease on dialysis
  • Active cancer treatment
  • Solid organ transplant
  • Down syndrome
  • All patients of Connecticut Children’s and Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital

Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities are expected to have access to dedicated clinics organized

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