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Connecticut In-Home Assistance in Stratford

Connecticut In-Home Assistance has moved their Trumbull office to Stratford. All phone numbers have remained the same. With additional offices in Hamden, Waterbury, and Hartford, Connecticut In-Home Assistance continues to serve the counties of Fairfield, New Haven, Hartford, and the Waterbury area.  Our New Address in Stratford is: 99 Hawley Lane, Suite 1002 Stratford, CT 06614 Toll Free: 855-412-2273 Local Phone: 203-452-9629 Email: info@cthomecare.com This move represents our commitment to providing the best quality in-home care for seniors in Connecticut. We recognize that there are a growing number of people looking for...

Posted: April 2, 2019 under blog. Helpful Article. Comments: none

10 Signs Your Loved One Might Need CT In-Home Assistance

Families often have a difficult time determining when a loved one needs to increase the amount of care they receive at home. While a person might seem to be getting through the day on their own, this is not always the case. Many people are tempted to maintain their current lifestyle to preserve independence and privacy. However, when you are not with your loved one on a daily basis, it can be easy to miss potentially unsafe situations. These common signs...

Posted: March 28, 2019 under blog. Helpful Article. Comments: none

Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Winter in Connecticut can create hazards that seniors do not have to face at other times of the year. Cold weather, snow, and ice put people at a higher risk for injuries. Follow these winter safety tips to ensure that you stay comfortable and healthy all season long. Avoid slipping on ice Ice and snow on roads and sidewalks is easy to slip on. Oftentimes, falls cause major injures such as hip and wrist fractures, head trauma, and major lacerations. If you can, stay inside...

Posted: January 15, 2019 under blog. Helpful Article. Comments: none

How to Stay Healthy During the Holiday Season

The holidays present many wonderful opportunities for outings and visits with family and friends. This time of year can also place undue obligations on seniors with limited income or health concerns. These tips can help you enjoy the season without adding extra worries. Eat and drink in moderation. If you have dietary restrictions, try to stick with them and stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water. Remember alcohol can interfere with many medications. Keep an eye on expenses. The holidays can...

Posted: December 4, 2018 under blog. Helpful Article. Comments: none

When it’s Time to Introduce In-Home Care: Taking it Slow Makes the Process Easier

When a loved one is struggling to remain independent, it may be time to address in-home care. The earlier you start talking about the benefits of a caregiver, the easier it can be to make the transition to home care in Connecticut. Many adults are defensive about needing care in the home for a variety of reasons. Feelings of loss of independence, or the thought that you are not interested in helping, can make some individuals resistant to in-home care....

Posted: August 22, 2018 under blog. Helpful Article. Comments: none

Keep Track of Habits: How a Daily Journal Boosts the Care Your Loved one Receives

If you have a loved one receiving in-home care in CT, providing a daily journal for all caregivers will help improve the care your loved one receives. With a daily journal, each caregiver can see what goes on from day to day. You will be able to review the journal and make changes to the schedule as necessary. Caregivers will be able to note any changes in behavior, mood changes, or even favorite activities that have recently been enjoyed, all in...

Posted: August 8, 2018 under blog. Helpful Article. Comments: none