Home Care in Newtown, CT

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Home Care in Newtown, CT by Home Care Advantage
Home Care in Newtown, CT by Home Care Advantage

About Newtown, CT

Newtown is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. It is part of the Greater Danbury metropolitan area as well as the New York metropolitan area. Newtown was founded in 1705, and later incorporated in 1711. As of the 2020 census, its population was 27,173.

Directions from Newtown, CT to Home Care Advantage

Home Care Advantage, LLC
83 Wooster Hts Rd Suite 125, Danbury, CT 06810

Get on I-84 E/US-7 N from Wooster Hts Rd
3 min (1.8 mi)

Follow I-84 E to US-6 W/Church Hill Rd in Newtown. Take exit 10 from I-84 E
12 min (11.7 mi)

Turn left onto US-6 W/Church Hill Rd
2 min (0.7 mi)

Newtown
Connecticut

Senior Home Care Services in Newtown, CT
Senior Home Care Services in Newtown, CT

What Is Companion Care in Newtown, CT?

Companion care can be a lifeline for elderly who are unable to conduct simple household duties or activities at home. Whether it’s doing laundry, grocery shopping, cooking meals, or going for a walk outside, Home Care Advantage is always prepared to step in whenever needed so that our clients can preserve their independence for as long as possible.

Seniors can maintain their routines and live independently in their own homes with companion care at home.

If you need a care professional to assist with daily duties such as cooking, cleaning, and running errands, but do not require the added care that comes with an older loved one who may be bedridden or incontinent, companion caregiving is your best option.

It is estimated that about 18 million people in the United States require some type of assistance with their everyday tasks.

This is becoming more common as baby boomers age and subsequent generations grow up expecting and deserving a good quality of life even if they no longer work outside the home.

Companion care services provide essential assistance for those who are unable to run errands or keep up with basic household chores. Companion care provides friendship when needed – this gives family caregivers peace of mind knowing someone will be checking in on their loved one throughout the day.

Care professionals assist care recipients in making their daily lives easier and safer. Some of these tasks include doing errands for them, such as grocery shopping or picking up medications; at other times, they will plan and cook regular meals as well as minor housekeeping responsibilities. Medication reminders are frequently one of the care professional’s duties.

Caregivers are available to help people enhance their quality of life in various ways. They accompany clients on appointments and social trips, and they participate in general conversation and friendship activities.

Aging in solitude is more than a situation; it’s a disease. Companion care provides social engagement and regular companionship for lonely seniors, breaking the cycle of elderly isolation that can lead to health concerns.

Important Senior Care Information For Newtown, CT

Newtown Senior Center Events Calendar

Newtown Senior Center Handbook

MISSION STATEMENT

The Newtown Senior Center serves as a community focal point providing , programs, and services for our older

citizens with a place to gather in a friendly environment where they may participate in social, cultural and

educational activities. Enhance independence living, support mental, physical and social well being.

Staff Contacts

Natalie Jackson
Director of Human Services

(203) 270-4315

Wendy Devereaux
Senior Center Assistant

(203) 270-4310

Nicole Nicholson
Senior Center Assistant

(203) 270-4310

Information & Referral

The Senior Center is a volunteer station for the national R.S.V.P., the Retired Senior Volunteer Program. Volunteers do work in the schools, library, the Senior Center, information centers in Connecticut, and other organizations in the community. The type of work at the Center has included folding and addressing the bi-monthly newsletter, mailings for various organizations, knitting and crocheting quilts for the homeless, sewing ABC quilts for AIDS projects, lap quilts for the Praxair Center and the VA hospital, chemo caps for hospice, and other worthwhile projects for United Way, RSVP and the American Cancer Society.

FREE unbiased info on Medicare part D call WCAAA (Western CT Area Agency on Aging) 1-800-994-9422

ADVOCACY
Social Services
www.newtown-ct.gov
(203) 270-4330

 

Commission on Aging, Newtown

www.newtown-ct.gov

 

Senior Services

(203) 270-4310


AGEWELLCT.ORG
www.AgeWellCT.org

Multi-town website, up-to date resources, news, events, senior center info
(860) 845-2224

 

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE
Alzheimer’s Association, CT Chapter.

www.alz.org/ct

Newtown meetings: 2nd Tuesday of the month

 

The northeastern border of the town is a natural border that follows the Housatonic River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 59.1 sq mi (153 km2), of which 57.8 sq mi (150 km2) is land and 1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2), or 2.22%, is water. Newtown is located in northern Fairfield County, about 45 mi (72 km) southwest of Hartford and about 42 mi (68 km) northeast of New York City.

The state’s fifth largest town in area, it is bordered by Bethel, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Easton, Monroe, Oxford, Redding and Southbury.

Principal communities

  • Botsford (ZIP code 06470)
  • Dodgingtown
  • Hattertown
  • Hawleyville (ZIP code 06470)
  • Newtown Borough (ZIP code 06470)
  • Rocky Glen
  • Sandy Hook (ZIP code 06482) (including Berkshire, Riverside, Walnut Tree Hill, and Zoar communities)
  • Smaller communities include Camelot, Head of Meadow (not necessarily related to Head O’Meadow Elementary School), Hopewell, Huntingtown, Lands End, Middle Gate, Palestine, and Taunton.

Newtown offers an urgent care center for all immediate health needs:
Physician One Urgent Care of Newtown >
266 South Main St, Newtown, CT
(203) 270-9000

Residents of Newtown have access to some of the region’s top medical facilities. The best hospitals in Connecticut and Westchester County, New York, are close by and can be reached in a matter of minutes.
Danbury Hospital >
St. Vincent’s Medical Center >
Yale-New Haven Hospital >
Sloan-Kettering >

We are committed to providing excellent care for our clients, just as we would care for members of our own family.

Home Care Advantage provides premier Companion Care at Home for seniors and families in Danbury, Bethel, Easton, Newtown, Redding, Ridgefield, Southbury, Weston, Westport, Wilton, and surrounding areas.

Companion Care vs. Personal Care

When you need home care for an aging loved one, picking on the appropriate service can be difficult. Companion care services tend to focus on social needs, whereas personal care services stress physical needs.

When deciding on elder care, understanding the difference between companion and personal care is critical because they both give different benefits based on a client’s particular needs.

Home care companions may help with laundry, cooking a delicious meal that isn’t just leftovers from the night before, and errands such as grocery shopping. They also offer emotional support to those who are bereaved or struggling in their daily lives as a result of disease or disability.

We may recommend personal care services for a variety of reasons. Personal care is offered for persons who need direct physical assistance due to a chronic health condition that impairs their capacity to bathe, dress, feed themselves, and so on.

If your loved one struggles with these tasks but does not require assistance from another person to complete them successfully on his/her own, companion care may be more appropriate. 

Home care provides companionship so the individual can enjoy life’s activities without needing constant supervision; this type of service also includes meal preparation and light housekeeping duties such as laundry if needed.

Additional Non-Medical Home Care Support Services for those who are experiencing the following:

  • Recuperating from Illnesses or Accidents
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Alzheimer’s/Dementia
  • Joint Replacements
  • Heart Disease
  • Being Bed-bound
  • Surgery Rehab
  • Stroke Rehab
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Terminal Illness

We believe in quality control and supervising in a proactive manner.  Therefore, we will be checking with both you and the caregiver to be in front of any issue or concern that could arise.

When your aging loved one needs home care in the Danbury, CT area, Home Care Advantage is there. Our home care services are available 24/7. Click now to get started.

Home Care Advantage Services

Through Home Care Advantage, you or your loved one now have the opportunity to receive the type of care and services that you deserve in a respectful and attentive manner. Home Care Advantage takes the tried and true approach to care that puts emphasis on compassion, sensitivity and open communications with you and your loved one.  

We will respect your home, privacy, feelings and the traditions that you follow.  Be assured that our caregivers are competent in providing all of the following services in a manner that brings peace of mind and healing to the soul so that you can remain safe and independent in the comfort of your home.

Through Home Care Advantage, you or your loved one now have the opportunity to receive the type of care and services that you deserve in a respectful and attentive manner. 

Frequently Asked Questions About Home Care in Newtown, CT

Typical home services include but are not limited to the following: Personal Care, housekeeping and laundry, shopping and cooking, transportation, and medication reminders. For a complete list of our services, click on our Services page for detailed descriptions of all current services offered by Home Care Advantage.

In our view, there are two reasons to consider home care. First, choose home care if the duties required to live at your residence are becoming too much to handle alone. Second, choose home care if a health condition puts you at risk of falling or self-neglect.

We Danbury CT and surrounding areas including Fairfield, Litchfield and New Haven Counties.

No. We have a 48 hour cancellation policy.

When you set up service with Home Care Advantage, we’ll decide together on a Service Plan or Plan of Care. This is turned into a duty sheet for the caregiver to follow. We monitor and supervise the work to make sure your caregiver is following this plan.

Yes. Wherever you call home, that is where we will serve you. Many of our clients live in senior living communities.

Yes. All of the caregivers are fully employed by Home Care Advantage and are paid directly through our payroll department. Our staff is our greatest resource and we pay them at competitive rates.

By design, we plan for continuity and for you to have as few different caregivers as possible. There may be times when your assigned caregivers is on vacation or is out due to illness. We will give you as much advance notice as possible before putting in a replacement caregiver.  Our goal is to ensure that your needs are met and make your experience pleasant and seamless. If the schedule calls for more than one caregiver, don’t worry. We have a system that allows one caregiver to communicate your likes and dislikes to a colleague so that we can provide excellent service without disruption.

You may contact our office directly by phone at: (203) 744-8380 and speak with a supervisor or with the Owners of Home Care Advantage.

The first thing that typically happens if you hire your own caregiver is that she won’t show up! That is the beginning of the headaches. Then there are the licenses, taxes, injury liability, training, background screening, monitoring . . . and the list goes on. You get the idea. If you want to sleep peacefully at night, leave the headaches to us!
We do same day assessments and can have the Service Plan of Care in place within 48 hours. We know that this is particularly important for seniors who are being discharged from rehabilitation centers. In less urgent circumstances, we prefer to have a two week preparation period.