At Home In Darien is a non-profit agency that helps Darien seniors live independently, comfortably and with dignity in their homes and the community as long as possible.  The organization helps Darien residents, age 60-plus, and those who care about them. They provide free services including transportation; information, advice and agency referrals; referral to trustworthy and reliable vetted service providers such as handymen and caregiver agencies; volunteer services including grocery shopping, home visits, driving, and small chores; social, cultural and wellness programs and activities; and communication via the Out and About newsletter and monthly e-mails that highlight senior programs and services, health tips, and ideas for living at home safely.  For more information, call 203-655-2227 or visit www.athomeindarien.org.

Family & Children’s Aid Homemaker/Companion program is available to assist the elderly in everyday tasks so they can remain independent in their own homes. Mature workers help with chores such as meal preparation, housework, grocery shopping, companionship, laundry, etc. For information, call 203-748-5689.

Family & Children’s Agency Home Care Plus (203-855-8765) offers a variety of services for a fee.

Jewish Family Services (203-921-4161/ctjfs.org) offers home companions and other services that enable seniors to remain safe, healthy, and independent in their own homes as long as possible.