Staying Put in New Canaan acts as a resource by providing information for healthy aging.

Staying Put in New Canaan is an important resource for the community providing guidance and support on elder issues. We value collaborative relationships with other organizations in order to provide education and assistance to help seniors and those who care for them. 
Caring, knowledgeable, and personal counseling is a highly valued and essential service our members depend on to support healthy aging. We hope you find the following resources and information helpful and illustrative of the assistance we provide.


General Resources

Information from the Town of New Canaan  Click Here
Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Click Here
Driving Evaluation and Assessment  Click Here
Elderly Drivers. Is your loved one driving safely? Information from New Canaan Police Department Click Here
End-of-Life Choices and Decisions
Advance Directives, Living Wills, Choosing a Healthcare Proxy: Information and Forms from the State of Connecticut Click Here
Do Not Resusciate Order Click Here
End-of-Life Preparation Click Here
Preparing an end-of-life file Click Here
Should you consider hospice?
  Click Here
Values checklist for end-of-life living Click Here
When it comes to end-of-life care, talking matters: The Conversation Project Click Here
Writing an Obituary  Click Here
Preventing Elder Fraud  Click Here
What are the responsibilities of an executor?
Click Here
Health and Safety
Hearing Test Evaluation   Click Here
Home Safety Tips: Fall Prevention  Click Here
Signs a Senior Needs Help at Home Click Here
Staying Safe in the Heat
  Click Here
What to bring to the Emergency Room Click Here
Living Options
Senior Living Community Options  Click Here
Staying Put in New Canaan Community Resource Guide  Click Here

Links to Healthy Aging and Caregiver Resources

National Institute on Aging, United States Department of Health and Human Services leads the federal government in conducting and supporting research on aging and the health and well-being of older people. The Institute seeks to understand the nature of aging and the aging process, and diseases and conditions associated with growing older, in order to extend the healthy, active years of life. Click Here
National Council of Aging partners with nonprofit organizations, government, and business to provide innovative community programs and services, online help, and advocacy. Click Here
The National Caregivers Library is one of the largest single sources of information and tools for caregivers and seniors in the country.  It makes it resources available to caregivers for free through alliances with professionals, businesses and other organizations who serve seniors and their caregivers with a variety of products and services.  The library consists of hundreds of useful articles, forms, checklists and links to topic-specific external resources. It is organized into logical categories that address the key needs of caregivers and their loved ones. Click Here
Staying Put In New Canaan is a member of the national organization The Village to Village Network who provides expert guidance, resources and support to help communities establish and maintain Villages. It is committed to helping their members age in a place of their choosing, closely connected to their communities and with the supports and tools they need to create successful aging of their own design. Click Here

Staying Put in New Canaan
58 Pine Street
PO Box 484
New Canaan, CT 06840

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