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Home Is Our Happy Place

As people age, everyone hopes to remain healthy and independent in their own homes.  But frequently, there comes a time when people need a little help.  Aging Better At Home, LLC. can help to enhance the quality of life of those whose natural abilities need some reinforcement.


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Our professional caregivers act as trusted partners to your aging family member while offering a friendly ear and capable hands. Your loved one benefits from consistent human interaction and assistance with the tasks of daily living allowing you to have the peace of mind that comes from knowing your family member is safe and cared for.

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    Healthy Lifestyle

    Studies show that more than half of all seniors living at home are undernourished or malnourished. An unbalanced diet, the body’s inability to properly absorb food and depression are all possible causes.  Aging Better At Home, LLC. Companion Care Services help support a healthy lifestyle by promoting healthy nutrition and encouraging the client to pursue mentally and physically stimulating activities.

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    Medication Reminders

    Remembering to take medications on time is a big challenge, especially for the elderly.  Our professional caregivers can assist by reminding seniors to take their medications to help avoid unnecessary hospitalizations.

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    Conversation

    Conversation and discussion of current events and life experiences to help sharpen memory and keep client mentally stimulated.

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    Recreational Activities

    Crafting and playing games for mental stimulation.

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    Transportation, Errands & Outings

    Errands can turn into a never-ending list of chores that can quickly overwhelm an aging loved one.  Aging Better At Home, LLC. Homemaker Services can provide transportation to doctors, hair appointments, grocery, drug store, post office or library. Our caregivers can also take your loved one to visit with family and friends, social engagements and outings to help promote well being and prevent social isolation.

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    Outdoor Activities

    Outdoor activities like walking or gardening for fitness and to promote an active lifestyle.

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    Safety

    Our caregivers will monitor the home environment and report any safety concerns.

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We understand the difficulties that a family faces when a loved one is unable to perform personal tasks, like bathing, dressing and grooming on their own as a result of an injury, medical condition, or simply part of the aging process.  To help your loved one live an independent life, Aging Better At Home, LLC. provides in-home personal care. Our personal care assistants provide sensitive, confidential personal care services in a way that respects your loved one’s dignity and well-being. We can work with you to develop a customized home care plan that meets your loved one’s needs with one or more of the following personal care services:

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    Meal Preparation

    As part of our Personal Care Services, our caregivers can prepare complete, nutritionally balanced breakfasts, lunches and dinners with the right portion sizes to insure that basic nutritional needs and dietary guidelines are met.

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    Personal Hygiene

    Bathing and showering, a daily essential for good personal hygiene, may be difficult or unsafe for your loved one to do by themselves. Bathtubs and showers can be dangerous places, but our Aging Better At Home, LLC. caregivers can provide the help your loved one needs as part of their daily personal hygiene regimen.

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    Dressing

    If your loved one struggles with getting dressed and undressed, either in or out of bed, our personal care services include help with this task, ensuring that your family member can look and feel their best.

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    Incontinence Care

    Our Aging Better At Home, LLC. caregivers have been trained to offer minimal to full assistance with restroom use, including incontinence care, all with the utmost respect, professionalism and sensitivity to privacy.

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    Mobility Assistance

    If your loved one struggles with getting in and out of bed or a wheelchair, our Aging Better At Home, LLC. caregivers have specialized training in how to safely provide this home care assistance.

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Aging Better At Home, LLC. Homemaker Services can play a vital role in keeping seniors at home for as long as possible. It allows the senior to continue to live independently while receiving much needed help in daily or weekly housekeeping chores. When your aging or disabled loved one lives in a clean and organized home, they enjoy greater feelings of wellbeing—and even good health.  Aging Better At Home, LLC. makes it possible for your aging parent or disabled family member to enjoy the peace of mind that comes with a clean and uncluttered home.  Our Homemaker Services can help with an array of light housekeeping needs such as:

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    Kitchen Cleaning & Organization

    Our Aging Better At Home, LLC. caregivers can help ensure the safety and cleanliness of your senior’s kitchen through light housekeeping services such as consistently cleaning the countertops, running the dishwasher, sweeping floors and putting clean kitchen items back in cupboards and drawers. By eliminating extra pots, plates or other items near the cooking area, it reduces the chances of an accident. By frequently cleaning stoves, toasters, ovens and other appliances, it keeps grease, oils and crumbs from building up and becoming a fire hazard.

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    Bathroom Cleaning & Organization

    The bathroom, everyone’s private and personal sanctuary, can turn into one of the most dangerous rooms in the home for the elderly. A slippery floor or misplaced rug can cause a hazardous fall. The bathroom medicine cabinet, where many people keep their prescriptions, should be neat and organized to avoid mix-ups. Our Aging Better At Home, LLC. Homemaker Services can ensure that your aging parent or disabled family member’s bathroom is neat, clean and sanitized, creating the safest and healthiest environment possible.

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    Laundry & Ironing

    For your senior parent or loved one, a clean and neat personal appearance is still as important as ever—even if they are having trouble keeping up with chores like laundry and ironing. Our Homermaker Services can help your loved one relax and look their best with light housekeeping services such as washing, folding and ironing clothes.

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    Change Linens

    There’s something irresistible about climbing into a bed at night with crisp, clean sheets. And yet changing bed linens can be challenging for seniors and the disabled. As part of our light housekeeping services, our Aging Better At Home, LLC. caregivers will make sure your family member gets into a comfortable, clean bed every night.

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    Light Housekeeping

    The services included in light housekeeping are those that maintain an orderly living space that allows the person being cared for to exist in a clean environment with peace of mind that daily tasks are completed for them.

    Light housekeeping includes things like watering the plants, dusting of surfaces and knickknacks, as well as picking up newspapers, magazines and other clutter. It also includes emptying the trash, vacuuming and sweeping of main walk areas. In summary, light housekeeping can be defined as completing the specific tasks required to tidy up areas that a client uses on a daily basis.

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Aging Better At Home, LLC. understands that taking care of a loved one with physical limitations or memory loss can be both a rewarding and demanding job.  Respite care offers family caregivers temporary relief from caring for individuals with various needs.  An essential part of an overall home care support strategy, respite care helps reduce family stress — helping preserve the family unit, support family stability and prevent lengthy and costly out-of-home care.  Aging Better At Home, LLC. respite care service can be provided on an as needed basis, as a regularly scheduled respite or on an emergency basis.

Benefits of Respite Care include:

  • Social Engagement

    Taking time to do something for yourself that you enjoy, shopping/dinner with friends. Being a caregiver is a very difficult job and this can sometimes cause social isolation. Relaxing and talking with friends can improve your overall mood.

  • Time Away

    Whether going on a quick weekend trip or planning a family vacation you will have peace of mind that your loved ones are in their own home and their needs are taken care of.

  • Relaxation

    Giving yourself some time to just relax and getting away from your caregiving situation for a few hours can improve your overall mood. You as a caregiver have the right to enjoy life without feeling guilty, it is so important to take care of yourself. This time you take to relax can make you a better caregiver.

  • Family Time

    Being responsible for caring for your own family and your parents can sometimes cause issues for your spouse and small children. It is hard to focus on what is going on with your immediate family if you are pulled in too many directions with trying to care for everyone’s needs. Respite care can give you a chance to focus on what you are doing at the moment, without being distracted and thinking about what you should or could be doing for senior family members.

  • Aging Better At Home, LLC. is a Home Care Agency headquartered in Wolcott, Connecticut and serving Connecticut's Central Naugatuck Valley including the communities of: Waterbury, Middlebury, Cheshire, Prospect, Naugatuck, Beacon Falls, Oxford, Thomaston, Plymouth, Bristol, Bethlehem, Watertown, Woodbury and Wolcott.  Aging Better At Home, LLC. is a provider of non-medical services caring for seniors in the comfort of their homes.

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Patty you're an amazing women with a huge heart! You truly care about each and every client, as if they were one of your own family members. It has been a true pleasure getting to know you!

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Founder and Owner
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713 Wolcott Rd
Wolcott, CT 06719
  Phone: (203) 441-4422
  Office Hours: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Daily