Providers We Love

We are privileged to have received referrals from and be able to coordinate care with many Assisted Living facilities, rehab facilities, and Medicare Home Care and Hospice agencies. Our growth is in large part due to the trust the staff in these organizations have put in our caregivers. We are likewise impressed with them and we are committed to referring to them on a regular basis

Kindred Care at Home / Formerly Gentiva Home Health Care Services Stratford,
Old Saybrook, Hamden, Farmington.

Their services include: Skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational and speech language therapy Neurorehabilitation, wound care, disease and pain management, medication management and education. They maintain a special expertise in dementia care.

Most of these services can be found in any certified agency. And there are several hundred such agencies in CT.

But Kindred / Gentiva distinguishes itself in countless ways:


Continuity of care.



Customer Service.

We strongly suggest Kindred Care at Home to our clients in need of Medicare home health. They have long been a referral source of ours. But they now enjoy an endorsement from our company owner, perhaps the most challenging patient they have ever served. Bravo!


Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care, Middlebury CT

Founded in 1997, Seasons is the fifth largest Hospice provider in the nation. Providing high quality clinical and compassionate care to patients and families in 15 states through 20 Medicare-certified home care clinical operations and 10 Hospice Inpatient Centers. In 2012, Seasons caregivers served more than 16,000 patients of all ages totaling more than 1 million patient days.

The Seasons Hospice team believes we should all be born into and leaves the world in comfort, warmth and love. The caregivers at Seasons Hospice hold steadfast to placing patients and their loved ones at the center of hospice care. A team of physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, music therapists and volunteers provide compassionate clinical Seasons Hospice is a community-based organization with a mission to find creative solutions that add quality to end-of-life care. It has special programs that go above and beyond traditional hospice care.

The Seasons Hospice care team is available 24 hours a day by phone to answer questions or assist with a referral.

1579 Straits Turnpike Unit 1-E
Middlebury, CT 06762
203-490-1000 (P) 203-490-1000.


Athena Home Health Care, offices throughout Connecticut

Athena has a well-coordinated system of care, which benefits both consumers of this care as well as referral sources who can easily have confidence that their patients receive the very best in physical, occupational and speech therapy. Since so many consumers are concerned about their financial ability to access the service they require, Athena also has skilled social worker to assist them in exploring all options for care. Athena is committed to a very effective team approach to care, insuring that all the client and family needs are met with effective coordination and communication among team members. Athena’s professional staff is truly patient advocates. It is indeed a pleasure to work with them and refer our clients to their services.

Athena routinely goes above and beyond to help consumers often confused by the intricacies of the heath care system. Their pre op program helps to lessen patient anxiety prior to surgery.

Contact them to inquire about services in your area:


The Summit at Plantsville

The leadership and staff of the Summit are wise enough to understand the important role that family members and friends serve in the recovery and discharge plans of their residents. The rehab organization that welcomes involvement of those closest to the resident are more likely to see that person achieve the best possible outcome.

In addition to a full range of therapy services and support for families and involved friends of the residents, they also offer a wide variety of other services:

• Medically complex care
• Pain and wound management
• Special Dementia care program
• IV Therapy

Their attentive and friendly staff are definite plus as well.

The Summit can be reached at:


McLean Hospice Palliative Care and Hospice, Simsbury

McLean Hospice is dedicated to improving patients’ comfort and supporting their families. Their team in helps patients you live as fully and comfortably as possible so your last days may be spent with dignity and quality. Our goal is to provide satisfying days, fear-free nights and the richness of time with your loved ones, surrounded by a supportive team. Hospice nurses are available to you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Their hospice team includes highly experienced, board-certified nurses, medical social workers, spiritual counselors and dedicated volunteers all committed to improving the end-of-life journey through comfort-focused patient care and support for grieving families. Bereavement services and support are available for up to 13 months.

We have been very impressed with the care and support our clients have received from McLean hospice and are proud to recommend them 860-658-3700 ■


We are happy to report that several folks have told us they use this column when seeking a provider for themselves or their family members. We take our recommendations of providers very seriously. Please consider our favorites in deciding care for yourself or your family members. We would choose any of them for our loved ones. ■