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

 
COVID-19
Information from the Town of New Canaan  Click Here
Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Click Here
 
Driving
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
 
Finances
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
Aging Life Care Association Click here
 
Staying Put in New Canaan Community Resource Guide  Click Here

Links to Healthy Aging and Caregiver Resources

Alzheimer’s Association Click here
Family Caregiver Alliance Click here
The Village to Village Network Click Here
 
Links to Helpful Apps for Caregivers
 
CaringBridge – to communicate effectively and efficiently with family Click here
Caring Village – to keep track of care Click here
Medisafe – to keep track of medications with reminders and helpful info Click here
MindMate – to keep family members mind and body engaged Click here
 
Government Resources
 
Administration on Aging Click here
Americans With Disability Act National Network Click here
Department of Veterans Affairs Click here
Federal, State and Local Benefits Finder Click here
Medicaid Click here
Medicare Click here
 

Staying Put in New Canaan
58 Pine Street
PO Box 484
New Canaan, CT 06840
203-966-7762

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