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Veterans Stand Down 2021

Posted on August 24, 2021 by wroddy


From the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA):


The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) is pleased to announce that we are holding Veterans STAND DOWN 2021 on September 22nd, 23rd, & 24th.  While the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way agencies and organizations operate, the DVA continues our commitment to serving Connecticut’s Veterans by providing this “one stop” access to a range of programs and services offered by state and federal agencies,

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Tropical Storm Henri-Related Losses and Filing an Insurance Claim

Posted on August 23, 2021 by wroddy


If you have suffered damage due to Hurricane Henri these are the steps to take immediately:

  • Take photos of the damage and remove personal property if your home cannot be secured. Do not dispose of property until an insurance adjuster has reviewed it for your claim.
  • If you can still live in the home, talk with your agent about critical repairs that need to be made. Whether you make the repairs or hire someone, save the receipts for your claim.
  • If you need to find other lodging, keep records of

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More Protections Needed for Our Elderly in Nursing Care

Posted on August 20, 2021 by wroddy


A new state audit is highlighting the need for change to protect elderly residents in Connecticut’s long-term care system from fraud and abuse.

While the number of investigations into crimes against the elderly have risen, staff at the Department of Social Services and other agencies find themselves increasingly unable to perform the follow-up visits required to thoroughly investigate complaints.

This is only where the issues begin — the report offered 47 recommendations intended to improve the communication,

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