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Keep Your Independence Longer with Connecticut In Home Assistance

There are approximately 40 million Americans over the age of 65, according to the U.S. Administration on Aging, and that number will grow over the next decade as more and more Baby Boomers reach retirement age. Many of these people still live in their homes. Such an arrangement allows people to keep their independence. However, keeping up with maintenance and daily chores can be a burden as one ages. Home assistance can help. What is Home Assistance? Home assistance companies...

Posted: March 11, 2014 under blog. Helpful Article. Comments: none

Winter Home Safety for the Elderly

The shorter days and dropping temperatures of winter drive people indoors partially out of comfort, but many times for safety’s sake as well. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (1) point out that spending more time inside during the winter is no guarantee for safety. Connecticut in Home Assistance recommends that you take advantage of the time you spend indoors this winter by inspecting things around your house, indoors and out, to ensure your safety and health during harsh...

Posted: February 5, 2014 under blog. Helpful Article. Comments: none

Aging in Place the Goal for Local, State Programs

TRUMBULL, Conn. – Aging in place has become increasingly popular in recent years, especially as so-called baby-boomers have begun entering their senior years. And while getting older without leaving the comfort and familiarity of your own home is certainly an appealing option, staying put often means that at least some of the burden and responsibility for care falls squarely on the shoulders of family members. In fact, according to a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), about 40...

Posted: December 5, 2013 under blog. Helpful Article. Comments: none

Does Insurance Pay for Homecare?

Someone turning 65 today has about a 70 percent chance of needing some type of long-term care in the future. About 65 percent of people receive care at home; they use this care for an average of two years. While Medicare pays for homecare for some people, others hope their insurance policies will cover the cost of in-home care so that they can recover from a serious illness or injury at home instead of in a nursing facility. What is...

Posted: September 30, 2013 under blog. Helpful Article. Comments: none

How to Prepare Seniors for Storm Evacuation in CT

When hurricane season strikes, it’s important that all members of your family, especially the elders, are prepared to be safe and secure in the event of an evacuation. Connecticut In Home Assistance is proud to have been chosen by the town of Stratford and other surrounding towns to provide assistance in the event of an emergency, and we’ve compiled some of our best practices for you to stay informed and safe. For more information on our storm procedures, please feel...

Posted: September 9, 2013 under blog. Helpful Article. Comments: none

CT Financial Aid for Elderly Care

Jamie Weiland, owner of CT In-Home Assistance, was in the studio with Jocelyn discussing the many services his company provides and to generate awareness of the various financial aid options available to the elderly for living assistance.

Posted: August 23, 2013 under blog. Helpful Article. Comments: none