Terron Jones, Assistant Director, Emergency Management and Homeland Security of Bridgeport, CT
The mission of the OEM/LEPC is to protect the lives and property of citizens in the City of Bridgeport. This is done by providing 24-hour emergency assistance by mobilizing and deploying personnel and resources, updating emergency operations plans and strategies, training emergency personnel, managing the emergency operations system, and warning and informing the public of emergencies and disasters.
Terron will discuss how instrumental his office is for implementing safety procedures and emergency protocol.
Marie- Laurette Gachelin,Southwestern Agency on Aging
The Agency administers the Statewide Respite Program and the National Family Caregiver Support Program for the region. SWCAA is also an “Access Agency”, under contract with the State of Connecticut, Department of Social Services, to provide care management to clients who receive home and community-based services through the Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders.
Discussion on what the Southwestern Agency of Aging does and explain their programs.
Mary Mackey, Special Events Coordinator,
Alzeihemer’s Association, Connecticut Chapter in Southington, CT
Primary source of information and support to thousands of Connecticut residents dealing with the effects of Alzheimers disease or related Dementia. Offices across the state in Norwalk,New Milford, Hamden and home
Office in Southington, CT.
Discussion on the mission and vision of what the CT chapter of Alzeihemer’s is trying to accomplish.
Deborah Barton, LCSW, Bridgeport Police Crisis Management
Discussion on the programs offered in Southwestern Connecticut.