A Message from At Home In Darien Regarding the Coronavirus
We have continued to provide important services and transportation to Darien seniors and the disabled during the pandemic, all while taking great care and extra precautions to prevent the transmission of the virus.
Please be aware we cannot transport anyone who may have been exposed to COVID-19 or anyone experiencing upper respiratory issues, fever, or flu-like symptoms. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, call your physician immediately.
Please note we are currently operating Monday through Thursday, closed on Friday, in accordance with Darien Town Hall’s schedule, where our office is located.
Contact Town of Darien Human Services to be added to the Emergency Call list if you are a vulnerable senior in need of support. To add your name, please call 203-656-7328.
All residents should register their contact information in the Town’s CodeRED notification database. Notifications can go out by direct phone call, emails, or text messages, depending on the information one chooses to register with the system. Following is the direct link to CodeRED: https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/en-US/6AB0EACFCCDD
We encourage you to stay informed of the facts related to COVID-19 (coronavirus), its treatment and prevention, by visiting the following official websites:
Town of Darien: http://www.darienct.gov/news/?FeedID=624
Connecticut State Department of Health website: https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Public-Health-Preparedness/Main-Page/2019-Novel-Coronavirus
Center for Disease Control website: https://www.cdc.gov/nCoV
World Health Organization: https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus
We will continue to serve and support Darien seniors throughout these unprecedented times.
Helping Darien seniors live independently, comfortably and with dignity in their own homes and the community as long as possible.
America is growing older at an unprecedented rate. Today, there are more than 35 million Americans age 65 and older, and that number is expected to rise to nearly 55 million by the year 2020—a 65% increase. Most importantly however, is the fact that older adults are overwhelmingly choosing to stay in their own homes and communities as they age.
At Home In Darien is a non-profit organization founded by and for the people of Darien, Connecticut who want to preserve and enhance the town’s vibrant, multi-generational community. We provide free services and education – transportation, referral to vetted service providers, communications on events and services, and much more! We are proud to be at the forefront of the aging in place movement, having recently celebrated our 10th anniversary as a nonprofit organization that provides services to seniors.
Susan M. Bhirud
President of the Board of Directors of At Home In Darien
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