Online Resources–Research

Access Health Connecticut 
Addiction Services:
Asbestos in Schools:
Career Resources: : Ace your College Chemistry Classes!
http://Virtual Career Resources for Finding a Job in the Post-COVID World
Becoming a Registered Nurse Series:

How to Become an RN:

Nursing Pay Grades:

Scholarships to Become a Nurse:

Sources on becoming a nurse
Business Education:
Citizenship Resources:
Community Links
Connecticut Libraries Catalog and Databases:
Consumer Resources:
Covid 19 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.”

DNA Tests: Click here to find out which DNA test is the most accurate! (From:

Healthcare Resources:

New Mouth:

New Mouth has a team of medical writers and dentists that provide the most up-to-date dental information in every vertical, including general, pediatric, restorative, cosmetic, and orthodontics. They also connect patients with the best dentists in their area depending on individual treatment needs. Their goal is to be a one-stop-shop for all  dental and oral health needs! 

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

Medicare Plans Connecticut: This guide, created by Medicare Plans Patient Resource Center, helps guide seniors through all of the available Medicare plan options and provides a list of helpful community organizations across Connecticut that can further support seniors with choosing a plan that meets their financial and medical needs.

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. – 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.

Vision Impairment Resources from

Types of Eyeglasses:

Types of Eyeglasses

Color Blindness:
Glaucoma vs. Cataracts article:
Hotels in East Haven:
How to Protect Yourself Online:
Information for Seniors: 

Grants for Seniors in Connecticut: This resource will help seniors find health assistance programs, housing assistance, financial and more!

Coronavirus Resources for Older Adults and Caregivers from

What Can I Do If An Elderly Family Member Lives In A Nursing Home With A COVID-19 Outbreak?

Cost of Care:

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

Elder Abuse Lawyers

http://Elder Abuse Legal Guide

-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:

Resources for Seniors from 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.

Resources for Seniors from Alert Systems:

–National Council for Aging Care:

           Resources for Seniors and Caregivers on Elder Abuse:

Senior Housing:

Resources from

Below are two extremely well detailed informational websites for families and senior citizens who are looking for senior living and care options that can help maintain their independence and quality of life in Connecticut:   

This guide provides senior housing options in East Haven, and nearby cities.

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

See this step-by-step guide to making moving into a new home less stressful:

Information for Seniors Buying a House:

Information on Investing

Library Patron Account Access:
Mental Health Resources:

9 Mindfulness Exercises to Help You Manage COVID Stress

Mesothelioma Online Resources:
New Materials at Your Library:
Real Estate Resources:

Resources for Ex-Felons in Connecticut

Grants for Felons in Connecticut

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

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.