If you’re raising young children AND caring for an aging parent(s), you are in good company. Affectionately known as the sandwich generation, millions of families just like yours are working hard to keep all three generations happy and healthy. That said, taking time off is essential to keeping yourself in balance. But how can you […]
Navigating the mind-numbing bureaucracy of a long-term care insurance policy
The founder of a top-rated home care agency explains why trying to execute a policy by yourself might be a big mistake When I first started CT Help at Home about 6 years ago, it became clear that many families requesting our services did not have long-term care policies and could not afford to self-pay. […]
Live-in versus hourly home care. Which is the better option during COVID?
When it comes to choosing between live-in home care or hourly home care, I am unwavering in my opinion. Live-in home care is the better option during this unrelenting COVID pandemic.
The best way to take care of your loved one is to hire the right caregiver. Here’s how we do it.
We put trust, instinct, and compassion front and center when hiring caregivers to take exceptional care of our elderly clients. How we find our caregivers I really prefer finding new caregivers through word-of-mouth recommendations. Reading applications from strangers might make sense for corporate America, but it never made much sense to me. In my opinion, […]
How overcoming one of life’s challenges taught me to find the best caregivers on earth
COVID Update: Before I begin my story, I want you to know that at CT Help at Home, there is nothing more important than helping the people in our care live a safe and happy life. Based on what we learned during the first wave of COVID, our caregivers have the knowledge, experience, and training […]
Outside-the-box solutions are the secret to providing compassionate home care.
Reconnecting to the past can provide dignity and needed comfort to an elderly person with dementia Let’s talk about aging Getting older is inevitable but it’s not often discussed around the dinner table. Long before I started CT Help at Home, my father-in-law developed dementia. Unfortunately, at that time, my husband and I didn’t have […]