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

Companionship is an ofter overlooked essential part of high quality at home care for seniors.

January 20, 2023
Learn more about how important companionship is as a part of high quality at home senior care.
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Madison Connecticut Home Care Services Provider For Seniors

March 24, 2022
Compassionate Care at Home has been providing high quality in-home care services for seniors in the Madison Connecticut area for almost a decade. Click below to learn more about the superior in-home care provided by Compassionate Care at Home in our local community.
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Live-in & Visiting Senior Home Care Services Provider For Essex Connecticut Residents

February 24, 2022
Learn more about the diverse home care services for seniors the live-in and visting home care professionals at Compassionate Care at Home provide for residents in Essex CT as well as the surrounding Connecticut shoreline area.
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What is the difference between Home Care for Seniors and At Home Medical Care for Seniors?

February 14, 2022
Despite sounding similar, home care and at home medical care are two very different types of in-home care services. It’s very common to get home care and at home medical care mixed up however the two provide very different at home care services. This article is written to help differentiate between at home care and at home medical care and by the time you finish reading it, you will have a firm understanding about the two at home care services.
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Live-in Home Care & Live-in Caregivers Frequently Asked Questions

January 31, 2022
What is the Connecticut Home Care Program for Seniors (CHCPE)? The state of Connecticut has a program designed specifically to help seniors and elderly CT residents that require the home care services provided by Compassionate Care. The CHCPE program helps families with the finacial burden associated with home care services thus enabling seniors 65 year of age or older to continue living in their own home as opposed to being forced into a nursing home or assisted living facility.
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Live-in Home Care & Live-in Caregivers Frequently Asked Questions

January 20, 2022
Here is a comprehensive list of questions about live-in home care for seniors and live-in senior caregivers that we get often. If you have any additional questions about live-in home care that we did not cover, then please give us a call today at 203-433-4325.
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Home Care And Covid-19; What You Need To Know

January 11, 2022
The internet is full of dis-information in regards to the Covid-19 pandemic. After 2 years of dealing with the virus and its constantly evolving variants, The home care experts at Compassionate Care have learned a lot and here is what you need to know.
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Keep your Loved Ones Safe at home

March 16, 2020
The COVID-19 Coronavirus has additional risks for the elderly population. Compassionate Care at Home’s team of trained professionals are here to help during this pandemic.
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Safeguarding Against the Coronavirus COVID-19

March 16, 2020
Compassionate Care at Home is committed to ensuring the safety and health of our employees and patients.
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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 North Haven, Connecticut, provides residents with impeccable care and charming living situations. Positioned along the picturesque Long Island Sound and just minutes from bustling downtown North Haven, 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
Surrounded 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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Mission Statement

Our mission is to make a difference in the lives of seniors who wish to retain their independence in the comfort of their home. We strive to bring peace of mind to our seniors, as well as their families. We are committed to providing affordable, trustworthy, and personalized care.

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