Resources To Celebrate

Collected by:
Vi Anger
For "Social Problems" Class


Retirement Cover

"I'm not that far from retirement, and when
I get there, I'm going to celebrate it! And here
are some resources that I can use to make the most
of it."


Senior Citizen Center
69 S. Main Street
Brooklyn, CT 06234


The center offers many activities. This is a great place to socialize, participate in games, get together for noontime meals, make crafts, take trips and get directions for organization that can help you with specific problems.

New Choice for Retirement Living Magazine
P.O. Box 51484
Harlan, IA 51593-2684

This magazine publishes many interesting articles pertaining the elderly. Some articles that may interest you are: Living Alone, Health Wise, Money's Worth, Going Places, etc.

Killingly Public Library or any Library
25 Westcott Road
Danielson, CT 06239

This is a great place to visit and find materials on any subject you find interesting. The Library provides many services. You can enjoy the facility or check out books, magazines, records, and....
movie tapes.

Health Clubs

Flex Fitness
1364 Norwich Road
Plainfield, CT 06374

Health clubs motivate you to stay active. This will help you lead a healthier life. It will provide socialization, fun, and most likely new friendships. Most health clubs have classes geared to every age group including the elderly.

Society Security Office

54 North Street
Willimantic, CT 06266

This organization provides answers regarding your retirement benefits. They will detail your retirement benefits in a personalized report before you retire. This allows you to make better decisions about retiring. If you need information regarding disability benefits, family benefits, survivor benefits, and Medicare; all of this information will be provided for you in a personal report.

American Council on Science and Health

Broadway, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10023-5860
212-362-4919 (FAX)

A non-profit public education group. ACSH's goal is to provide up-to-date,
sound information on the relationship between health and chemicals, foods,
lifestyles and the environment. Booklets and special reports on a variety of
topics are available, as is a quarterly magazine.

United Services, Inc.

1007 N. Main Street
Dayville, CT 06242

This is a local organization that provides seminars for a variety of social problems.
You can have private counseling or you may participate in group counseling.


(American Association of Retired Persons)

Consumer Affairs Section
601 E Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20049
202-434-6466 (FAX)

AARP's Consumer Affairs Section advocates on behalf of mid-life and older consumers,
develops and distributes consumer information, and educates the private sector about
the specific needs of older consumers. Programs and materials on:

You can also join travel clubs, and auto clubs.

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