Online Resources

Access Health Connecticut 
Addiction Services:
  • Signs of Alcohol Abuse– a guide dedicated to helping individuals who are struggling with alcohol abuse by providing them, and their families, with useful alcohol abuse information and connecting them to proper treatment options.
Asbestos in Schools:
Career Resources:
Becoming a Registered Nurse Series:

How to Become an RN:
https://nursejournal.org/registered-nursing/guide-to-become-a-rn/

Nursing Pay Grades:
https://nursejournal.org/articles/highest-paying-nursing-jobs-in-the-world/

Scholarships to Become a Nurse: 
https://nursejournal.org/articles/nursing-scholarships-grants/

Sources on becoming a nurse
https://universityhq.org/degrees/nursing-school-programs/
Business Education:
Citizenship Resources:
Community Links
Connecticut Libraries Catalog and Databases:
Consumer Resources:
DMV Permit Practice Tests for Connecticut residents:
Genealogy Resources:
  • MyHeritage Library Edition – If you are an East Haven resident and have a Hagaman Memorial Library card, you have access to our subscription to the family history database called MyHeritage Library Edition. MyHeritage Library Edition is a cutting edge search engine to help you discover more about who your ancestors were and the lives they led. By searching billions of historical records from around the world, you can break through brick walls in your family history research. Search the complete U.S. and U.K. census collections, gravestone records, and more than a billion family tree profiles as well as birth, marriage, death, immigration and military records from around the world. To access MyHeritage Library edition from home, click here, type in your East Haven Hagaman Library card barcode number, click on login and then click on the link to the right of the orange MyHeriage Logo where it says “MyHeritage Library Edition.”
Healthcare Resources:

Low-Cost Healthcare Resources: Helping Those with limited finances-the resources below provide assistance for families on fixed budgets and seniors on Medicare looking for the healthcare they need:

Medicare Rights Center – Established in 1989, the Medicare Rights Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring people living with disabilities and older adults have access to affordable health care.

NeedyMeds.org – This national nonprofit provides a wealth of information about drug assistance programs and affordable healthcare options.

MedicareAdvantage.com – This website offers a comprehensive overview of how and when to enroll in Medicare as well as a state-specific list of Medicare information and resources.

My Medicare Matters – Created by the National Council on Aging, My Medicare Matters teaches people about the Medicare system (when to enroll, how much you’ll pay, what to expect when coverage begins, and so on).

Find a Health Center – An online tool that allows people to find federally funded health centers in their area (data can be exported to PDF or XLSX). This interactive map is also available as an iPhone application.

FreeClinics.com – A state-by-state guide to finding free clinics. Offers additional information for no-cost medical clinics, affordable clinics, low-income clinics, and clinics that offer services to those who are uninsured.

Medical Cost Advocate – A healthcare cost reductive service that helps patients renegotiate medical bills as well as check billing accuracy.

Low-Cost Dental Care (NIH) – The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research provides advice on how to find low-cost dental care.

Hill-Burton Free and Reduced Cost Health Care – Information about Hill-Burton free care, which is available to people below current HHS poverty levels.

PACER Center – Specializing in treating children with disabilities, PACER Center provides this resource for parents trying to locate medical treatment and assistance.

Hotels in East Haven:
How to Protect Yourself Online:
Information for Seniors: 

Cost of Care:

Payingforseniorcare.com

Paying for Senior Care dot com is a website/resource that helps seniors and their families fully understand the cost of long term care and the programs that can provide financial support. We have an online database of tools and resources that cover topics like available care options and free support that is available in Connecticut. Below are links to two of their guides: 

-Assisted Living Resources: 

Paying for Assisted Living

Assisted Living Options for Low Income Elders From www.assistedlivingtoday.com

-Financial Assistance Resources:

Financial Assistance in Connecticut 

Senior Housing for Low Income Residents

Resources on Senior Abuse at Nursing Homes

The Nursing Home Abuse Center’s (NHAC) goal is to ensure that all or as many cases possible are reported and brought to justice. Spreading awareness and offering legitimate solutions is the best way we can combat abuse within nursing homes! Link below:

http://nursinghomeabusecenter.com/legal/lawyers

Resources for Seniors from Caring.com:

Caring.com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones. We have been featured by AARP, The Administration for Community Living, The National Legal Resource Center, and Forbes, as well as referenced by many governmental agencies and organizations across the Internet.

https://www.caring.com/senior-living/assisted-living/connecticut

https://www.caring.com/senior-living/assisted-living

https://www.caring.com/senior-care/in-home-care/

https://www.caring.com/senior-living/memory-care-facilities/

https://www.caring.com/senior-living/nursing-homes/

https://www.caring.com/senior-living/independent-living/

Resources for Seniors from Caring.com-Medical Alert Systems:

https://www.medicalalert.org/

https://www.medicalalert.org/best-medical-alert-systems/

–National Council for Aging Care:

           Resources for Seniors and Caregivers on Elder Abuse:

           Senior Housing:

 

Grandfolk: Grandfolk is focused on improving the lives of seniors through guidance during key transitions with lifestyle, products, and services.

Information on Investing

Library Patron Account Access:
Mesothelioma Online Resources:
New Materials at Your Library:
Real Estate Resources:
Resources for Single Mothers:
Resources For Students Applying to Colleges:
  • Going Merry-a streamlined scholarship application process for students
  • CollegeDroid– a website is dedicated to helping college-bound students and their parents get all the information they need regarding colleges and universities in the U.S. so that they can plan better for college
United States County Information:
Data Haven
https://www.ctdatahaven.org/about

The mission of Data Haven is to improve quality of life by collecting, interpreting and sharing public data for effective decision-making. We have served Greater New Haven and Connecticut as a nonprofit organization since 1992, working with many partners to develop reports, tools, and technical assistance programs that make information more useful to local communities.