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Get regular updates about our services, as well as the latest current events here on our blog.

Heat Related Health Risks

May 8, 2019
Summer is coming soon and we’re all excited to get outside more. The nicer weather brings heat, leaving many with additional health risks.
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Why Hire a Home Care Company

January 14, 2019
Most people as they age prefer to live out their lives in their home instead of a nursing home or assisted living facility. For an elderly person to live out their years at home this requires additional assistance for daily care and tasks.
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What is Respite Care?

November 8, 2018
You might have heard of ‘Respite Care’ before but wondered what that even means. Being a caregiver is a 24-7 job. Every now and then a break is helpful, which is where respite care comes in.
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Signs a Home Caregiver is Needed

October 9, 2018
Watch for these signs which indicate that a home caregiver could help your aging parents stay safely in their home.
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Fraud Against Seniors

September 5, 2018
There is an increase in financial scams which target seniors. Seniors are targeted by thieves for many reasons.
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What to Discuss with your Aging Parents Before Becoming Their Caregiver

July 31, 2018
It can be overwhelming transitioning as a caregiver for your parent. Seeing your parent in poor health or watching them age is hard. While not easy to do, talking to your parents while they are healthy and younger about their health care decisions will help you honor their wishes when the time comes.
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Symptoms of Dementia

June 29, 2018
Dementia is a collection of symptoms which can occur due to a variety of diseases. Dementia symptoms can include thought, communication and memory impairments but doesn’t automatically mean that it is dementia.
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Communicating with a Person with Dementia

May 30, 2018
Dementia commonly affects a person’s ability to speak and communicate their needs. This can be a big challenge for the person and their loved ones, often causing frustration on both sides.
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The Hearth at Gardenside: A Remarkable Retirement Community

Jan 11, 2017
The Hearth at Gardenside, located in Branford, Connecticut, provides residents with impeccable care and charming living situations. Positioned along the picturesque Long Island Sound and just minutes from bustling downtown Branford, the Hearth at Gardenside has it all.
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Federal Fair Labor Standards Act: Is It Doing More Harm Than Good?

Jan 11, 2017
The new Connecticut overtime mandate may hurt caregivers and seniors. The Obama administration has been pushing for a change in labor regulations- the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act would make home care
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It’s All In the Name: Compassionate Care at Home

Jan 11, 2017
It’s all in the name: Compassionate Care at Home. Compassionate Care at Home was created on the foundation of compassion. Our mission is to make a difference in the lives of seniors; we accomplish this
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The Gables at Guilford: Elegant Retirement Living

Jan 11, 2017
TSurrounded by 41-acres of wooded nature, The Gables at Guilford is a rural escape for residents and visitors alike. Located on 201 Granite Road in Guilford, Connecticut, The Gables offers independent senior living and
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White House Conference on Aging: Looking Towards the Future

Jan 11, 2017
The White House held its sixth Conference on Aging this July. The event, which is held once a decade, focuses on the challenges and opportunities facing America’s aging population. On July 13, professionals from across the
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The Village at Mariner’s Point: A Breathtaking Independent Living Community

Jan 11, 2017
The Village at Mariner’s Point is situated on a seaside hilltop with impressive views of the Long Island Sound. Located in East Haven, Connecticut, The Village at Mariner’s Point offers residents unbeatable care and hospitality.
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The Impact of Technology on Seniors

Jan 11, 2017
Technology has transformed all aspects of life- from smart phones to tablets, almost everyone seems to be “plugged in” one way or another. While younger generations have evolved alongside technology, baby boomers have had
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Understanding Medicaid Spend Down

Jan 11, 2017
In the process of spending down? Need home care services? Look no further than Compassionate Care at Home. Compassionate Care at Home is a non-medical home care agency that
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Meet Compassionate Care at Home’s Therapy Dog

Jan 11, 2017
“A dog is the only thing on Earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” John Billing
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Still Alice Helps Defeat Alzheimer’s Stigma

Jan 11, 2017
In the movie Still Alice , Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore portrays a linguistics professor who, at just 50 years old, is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Still Alice is more than a novel and film adaption; it is a
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Compassionate Care at Home is now offering LifeFone!

Jan 11, 2017
Compassionate Care at Home is excited to announce a partnership with LifeFone ! This emergency alert system is equipped to provide help at the push of a button. LifeFone allows individuals to remain safe and independent
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Aging: A Process of Mind over Matter

Jan 11, 2017
In a society obsessed with youth, the idea of celebrating age and growing older has become increasingly unfavorable. We stereotype age and claim decline and dissatisfaction as inevitable byproducts of growing older. The
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Our Best Year Yet: Finding the Right Resolution

Jan 11, 2017
January offers us the opportunity to make necessary changes in our life. In a way, it’s our chance to start over. Each New Year, one in three Americans resolve to better their lives one way or another. Many of the resolutions are
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