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Companion Care Services in Hartford County, CT

Griswold Home Care solely provides non-medical care

Respectful Caregivers Interested in Establishing Long-Lasting Connections with Elderly

Are you looking for companion services that can add value to your loved one's life? Griswold Home Care for Hartford County provides quality and reliable in-home companion care services. Our experienced caregivers are passionate about providing the highest level of compassionate and professional care, so that each one of our clients gets the extra support they need to live at home with as much independence as possible.

From help around the house such as meal preparation, transportation and medication reminders, to simply enjoying meaningful conversations with our clients; we strive to build trusting relationships while delivering personalized senior care services tailored specifically for each client’s needs. Furthermore, all staff members of Griswold Home Care for Hartford County go through a thorough background check process which ensures families peace of mind knowing that their loved ones are in safe hands!

Contact Griswold Home Care for Hartford County by calling us at (860) 516-0618 or filling out a form online for any questions regarding companion care services near Hartford.

Your companion care services can be adjusted to include any or all of the following:

  • Specific tasks to complete scheduling physical activity time
  • Preparing food
  • Finishing simple household projects
  • Making a medicine reminder system

This is only the tip of what we can do for your family in terms of services. We understand that each person has unique needs, and we can meet them by customizing your care plan.

When a Loved One Needs Companion Care Services, What to Look for

After agreeing to hire more support, a loved one could have anxiety regarding the future of their freedom. But we want you to know that our goal is to enhance overall quality of life, not to reduce autonomy.

There are a number of symptoms you can look for to determine whether you should give your older family member greater support.

There are various indicators you may look for that may help you decide whether to provide more assistance for your elderly family member:

  • Your loved one frequently feels disoriented or lightheaded.
  • Your loved one has trouble carrying out ordinary tasks, such as cooking meals.
  • Your loved one recently left the hospital and returned.
  • If you don't live close enough to your family member to drive there to check on them, companion care may be acceptable for you.

Our Caregivers in Hartford are ready to support your loved one today. Call (860) 516-0618 or contact us online to find compassionate companion care near you.

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  • “Jessica’s conscientiousness is unrivaled and equaled only by her professionalism and relentless desire to match caretakers with my mother’s individual needs. Of all of her admirable qualities, her empathy and genuine concern are the most outstanding and extremely rare in this world today. I am extremely grateful that Griswold Home Care was ...”
    - Julie S.

About Jean Griswold

Our founder, Jean Griswold, was a care professional who became a visionary entrepreneur when she started the first non-medical home care franchise in the United States while running her own home care business.

Jean started at her dining room table in 1982 in suburban Philadelphia. Her husband, Minister and Doctor Lincoln Griswold, informed her that an elderly woman in their parish had died through the complications associated with malnutrition and dehydration because she had no support system to care for her. Jean was deeply saddened by what she felt was an easily preventable tragedy. She was driven to act.

Jean Griswold was an extraordinary leader. She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1967 at the age of 36 but continued to work actively in her office until she was 79. She published a book, “Fears of the Elderly” in 2013.

Jean was born in New York City. She received a bachelor’s degree in economics and business from Douglass College and a master’s degree in personnel and guidance from Rutgers University. She received an honorary doctorate from Holy Family University in 2006. From 2003 to 2004 she was Entrepreneur in Residence at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She won numerous awards, including the Spirit of Philadelphia Award, the Working Woman’s 2001 Entrepreneur of the Year honor, and the 2002 MS National Achievement Award of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Jean passed away on January 28th, 2017 at the age of 86. She was an inspirational woman and entrepreneur, and despite her passing, her values live on in Griswold Home Care today.

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