Services for Patients, Caregivers, and Families

The following recommendations are offered for the convenience and wellbeing of patients and caregivers. CTBTA makes no official endorsements, but is grateful for the care and generosity offered.

Acquired Brain Injury Waiver Program

The Supported Living Grouphas provided quality individualized Acquired Brain Injury Waiver, community-based rehabilitation support services to Connecticut's Acquired and Traumatic Brain Injury survivor population since its inception in 2006.  The group provides vocational training opportunities, subsidized residentail opportunities, living skills training, community exploration support and individualized case management.

Cleaning Services

Cleaning for a Reason is a nonprofit organization that offers free home cleaning to cancer patients in the United States and Canada. To start, visit the link above or contact the organization at info@cleaningforareason.org

Exercise

LIVESTRONG at the YMCAis a free 12-week program "designed to help cancer survivors overcome the effects of fatigue and deconditioning from treatment and the disease. The program is for adult survivors from the point of diagnosis through the balance of life and includes a family membership during the 12-week program."

To start, visit the link above to find a participating YMCA.

Insurance Agent for Medicare

HealthCare Associatesin Marlborough, CT provides “simple solutions to the complex and confusing world of Medicare.” Services include:

  • Medicare supplements
  • Prescription drug plans
  • Medicare advantage plans

Medication Reminder

MediSafe Medication Reminder is a free app for your mobile phone to track medications or daily pills.

Pharmacies that Deliver

Beacon Prescriptionsis a "locally owned pharmacy" serving the areas around Bristol, East Haven, New Britain, Southington, Terryville, and Winsted. Services include: 

  • Fill/refill prescriptions in 10 minutes or less
  • 24/7 emergency service
  • Guaranteed check for drug interactions
  • Refills online or by telephone
  • Guidance on nutritional supplements

Connecticut Pharmacyservices all of Connecticut by providing “patient-centered care 365 days a year with an on-call pharmacist available 24 hours a day.”

Finch Pharmacyis a “privately owned and operated pharmacy conveniently located in Greenwich, Connecticut.” Services include:

  • Free delivery
  • Refill prescriptions
  • Transfer prescriptions, and
  • Special orders

Hancock's Pharmacyin Meriden, CT offers full pharmacy service including statewide delivery. In addition, Hancock’s has a surgical supply center with medical equipment.

Suburban Pharmacyin West Hartford, CT offers “automatic refill system and delivery services” from Monday through Saturday.

Westown Pharmacyin Manchester, CT offers free delivery in Manchester and neighboring towns.

Salon Services

On the second Monday of every month, the Milano Salon & Spa in Bloomfield, CT hostsa Cut Out Cancerevent. The salon offers free hair and spa services for cancer patients including hair cut/styling, facials, massage, nail services, art therapy, and vibrational therapy — all of which are intended to “Target specific symptoms or to just make you feel pampered.”

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