Our Proactive Care team does not sit around. They are trained to keep your loved one comfortable, healthy, and happy. Following a detailed Care Plan, our trained and experienced caregivers will support activities of daily living, drive the patient to doctors’ appointments, do grocery shopping together, walk in the sunshine, play games, solve puzzles and whatever makes them feel comfortable.
No two persons are alike, even when they are affected by Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Our Individualized Care activities are planned according to the interests and history of the patient, to keep them engaged and physically active.
Home Helpers Alzheimer’s Care and Dementia Care professional caregivers are continuously trained at renowned institutions, to provide the best quality of home care to your loved one. Home Helpers owner Peter DiMaria is also an Alzheimer’s Care and Dementia Care trainer, certified by the Avila Institute of Gerontology, in New York and a guest lecturer at Asnuntuck Community College in the subjects of Alzheimer’s Care and Dementia Care. Peter counts with numerous articles published by local newspapers and is the author of the popular blog Ask Peter, about home care and caregiving.
Our caregivers’ training covers all difficulties posed by Alzheimer’s: communication, sensitivity, behavior changes, sundowning, hallucinations, personal care, etc. The training enables them to tackle these issues in a soft, gentle way, ensuring the patient’s well-being and building a relationship based on trust and respect.
To offer the highest level of satisfaction to our clients and their families, Peter and the Home Helpers team follow the cases and supervise the work of the caregivers in person.
We also team up with Home Care Pulse, a company that interviews a percentage of our clients every month. Clients are asked a number of questions about the care their loved one is receiving, from the compassion of our caregivers to the support of our office staff.
The opinion of our clients is crucial because it allows us to constantly improve the quality of our services. Home Helpers has been the only agency in our coverage area to receive the Best of Home Care – Provider of Choice Award in 2016, 2017, and 2018.
Peter’s story: why Home Helpers?
"I cannot believe what a difference the caregivers have made in my parents and my life. They have raised their quality of life 100 percent. The people are personable, have high integrity and a very strong work ethic. They have connected in a way that makes their life at home doable and homey. And a difficult situation is something that I don’t worry about anymore. I feel they are safe, secure, and happy. I feel very blessed. ♡ And thankful", Christine C., daughter of an Alzheimer’s Care patient in Suffield, CT.
Read what our clients say about our services.
Home Helper’s Care Team is composed of the caregivers, the client’s family, and all our staff. We are in this together.
We understand that Dementia and Alzheimer’s patients have a unique relationship with changes. We work to build a team that will be responsible for the care of your loved one, limiting changes and replacements to as little as possible. Having the team our clients love and feel comfortable with enables them to trust their caregivers and be more cooperative in their daily living activities.
Caregiver Supervisors are also part of this team and are on call 24/7. They are always ready to offer advice and support to their staff and to our clients.
Grace IS Patty’s Caregiver for over two years, now. Watch their story.
Our Care Plans are tailored to fulfill your needs, from a few hours a week to 24/7 Care or Live-in Caregivers. Our specialists will sit with you and evaluate the stage of the patient’s Dementia or Alzheimer’s, the number of hours needed, and activities to be performed by the caregivers.