Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging

The Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging is a resource and assessment center that helps seniors and their caregivers access valuable services and information. It is staffed by people who specialize in services for older adults.


  • Needs assessments and referral services based on identified needs and client's objectives
  • Helps seniors and their caregivers access medical care, social services, community resources, financial planning and elder law advisors, holistic care and wellness programs
  • Education and training for caregivers, elders and family members on various topics
  • Community speakers and Alzheimer's dementia trainers offer a variety of topics for community organizations and local businesses' employees

Fast Facts

Clients: More than 2,500 seniors and their families annually provided educational resources, consultation and related services.

Assessments: More than 200 home assessments conducted annually.


MidState Medical Center
Located in the Emergency Department
435 Lewis Avenue, Meriden, CT 06451
Emergency Department Reception Area
P: 203-694-5721
F: 203-694-5910
Toll Free: 1-877-4 AGING 1 (1-800-273-0078)

The Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging at The LaPlanche Clinic
Meriden Senior Center
22 West Main Street, Meriden
Toll Free: 1-811-4 AGING (1-800-273-0078)

Named in honor of Oscar and Peggy LaPlanche, the LaPlanche Clinic was established in 1979. Oscar and Peggy were both dedicated hospital volunteers, instrumental in the establishment of the clinic at the Meriden Senior Center. The clinic is opened 20 hours per week. Free parking is available in the Hanover Street lot across from the rear entrance to the senior center. Now through a partnership with the Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging, seniors in the community have access to our full resource center.