Helping older New Canaan residents live confidently at home and stay engaged in the community by providing practical services and social connections.
Get the support you need to stay right at home where you want to be.
“I encourage every senior to join Staying Put in New Canaan because it is true: there’s no place like home.”
Volunteering with Staying Put in New Canaan is a town-wide effort across all ages.
“I love helping other seniors; it’s one of the most gratifying things I do.”
Help keep our members at home and connected to the community.
“It feels great to be able to help seniors stay put.”
Staying Put in New Canaan is a non-profit organization founded in 2008 by and for the people of New Canaan, Connecticut to help senior citizens live happily, independently, and actively in the community as they age in place. We offer support, services, and social connection as follows:
Help is a Phone Call Away
Caring professionals to turn to for help, support and personalized assistance
Rides within New Canaan and to local towns
Fun and enriching gatherings, excursions and programs to be active and connect with others
Help at Home
Minor home repairs, changing ceiling light bulbs, moving heavy objects and more
One-on-one assistance in the home to troubleshoot issues for computers, televisions, cell phones and other electronic devices
Keeping in touch with those who may be facing issues of loneliness and isolation
Groceries and Errands
Grocery shopping, prescription pick up and other helpful errands
Education, advice and referrals for healthy aging
Trustworthy, vetted list of home services and repair professionals for hire