Helping our older adults stay put in New Canaan and providing a community resource for healthy aging.
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 safe 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:
Health and Safety
Support for members to age safely in their homes
Rides within New Canaan and to local towns
Fun and enriching gatherings and excursions – meet new friends and connect with old ones
Help at Home
Minor home repairs, changing ceiling light bulbs, moving heavy objects and more
Troubleshooting for computers, televisions, cell phones and other electronic devices
Stay in touch with members who may be facing issues of loneliness and isolation
Groceries and Errands
Assistance with grocery shopping, pharmacy pick up, post office, etc.
Provide education, advice and referrals for healthy aging
Trustworthy members-only vetted list of professionals for hire