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Southbury networking to help its seniors
Posted on Oct 11, 2018
Advocates for the town’s senior citizen population are establishing the Southbury Senior Network to enable agencies to work together. Attending its breakfast at the Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut in Southbury Wednesday were, standing from left, Attorney James J. Flaherty, Heritage Village President and CEO Roger J. Giordano and the Jewish Foundation’s executive director, Jade Stoltz. Seated from left, is Director of Southbury Senior Services Tamath K. Rossi, who is also the town’s municipal agent, Deborah Stein of the Connecticut Community Foundation, and Heritage Village Vice President Catherine M. Olivieri.
Southbury, has the largest senior population by percentage in Connecticut. Southbury’s population of 19,727 includes 7,207 residents over age 60, accounting for 36.5 percent.