Resources for Seniors
Southington Calendar House
The Senior Center transportation program (Dial-A-Ride) may be used by Southington residents aged 55 and older; or disabled Southington residents, 18 or over, as defined by Social Security standards, who do not drive their own vehicles or who do not have alternative transportation. All riders must register as Calendar House members. For more information on eligibility, destinations, and program guidelines, visit the Calendar House's website, available here.
United Way of Southington
The United Way of Southington and The Main Street Community Foundation have partnered to offer a rideshare program for Southington seniors through Senior Transportation Services, Inc. Southington senior residents can utilize this transportation service to attend local area medical appointments. Senior residents can also use this service to visit pharmacies, care facilities to meet with “loved ones”, banks, and hairdressers/barbers. For more information, visit the United Way's Rideshare page on their website, available here, or call (860) 628-4565.
Senior Transportation Services, Inc.
The mission of Senior Transportation Services [STS] is to assist older residents of Berlin, Meriden, New Britain, Plainville, Southington and Wallingford, ages 55 and over, to live independently in their own homes. STS Volunteer Drivers provide curb to curb, safe, reliable and economical medical transportation to out of town appointments, pharmacy and care facilities to visit loved ones. STS is a non-profit organization, but there are small fees associated with the use of their services. For information on pricing call 860-224-7117 or click here.
The Calendar House serves as a multipurpose municipal facility, providing a valuable community resource in facilitating the dissemination of information, offering referrals and providing quality programs and social services in response to the diverse social, physical and intellectual issues confronting older adults. For more information visit their page on the town website, available here, or call 860-621-3014.
Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging
The Center for Healthy Aging is a resource and assessment center designed to make it easier for seniors, their loved ones and caregivers to access essential information and services to attain the optimal quality of life. For information on locations, resources and programs, click here.