Elaine H. Reid, CDP
Director of Care at Home by JFS
“I bring to my work with older adults the personal experience of having two family members who struggled with debilitating illnesses, which instilled in me a passion for creating change in the aging experience. I firmly believe in helping families so that they may lead to engaged and vital lives.”
Elaine Reid brings over 25 years of diverse professional experience working in both the local business community and overseas. In her role at Care at Home, Elaine works with families to assess needs, outline services, and benefits to closely match appropriate care. Before joining the Care at Home team, she worked as a Senior Living Advisor supporting people with dementia looking for long-term solutions both at home and in skilled care. As a Certified Dementia Practitioner, Elaine also managed and directed a local home care agency specializing in memory support care working with older adults and their families to support their needs. In her position at Care at Home by JFS, Elaine continues to do this good work for the agency’s clients.
“I value all the knowledge and experiences our older generation have to share and enjoy being able to use my skills and knowledge to help them make their later years memorable and as dignifying as their younger years. It is an honor to now be a part of such an impactful organization such as Care at Home by JFS. ”
Nate’ Paige is a native of Massachusetts. She comes to Care at Home by JFS with over 9 years of home care experience. Her experience includes a CNA work history, Case Management, Staff Recruitment, and Scheduling just to name a few. Nate’ lived in Georgia for several years, where I gained most of my professional experience and certifications. She approaches each client and their families with the upmost respect, compassion, patience, and transparency. She has a passion for providing the necessary support to help clients stay independent in their homes. Nate’ knows the importance of communication with her clients and their loved one’s during all stages and changes in their lives. Outside of home care she has worked as a phlebotomist, and a medical assistant before transitioning into her roles in the home care industry.
Susan Constantine, CDP, CNA
Recruiter and Trainer
“My passion has always been to assist individuals in reaching and maintaining their independence in their own homes. I very much enjoy the opportunity to meet and help support Care at Home by JFS’s caregivers and our clients.”
Susan Constantine draws on her training as a Certified Nursing assistant (CNA), Geriatric Care Management Assistant and Certified Dementia Practitioner – along with her deep knowledge of home care – to support the Care at Home team. After serving as quality improvement coordinator at Catholic Charities and a CNA for Masonicare’s home care agency, Susan joined Care at Home in 2012. She now oversees recruitment, training and coaching of the agency’s care partners. Susan facilitated Care at Home’s implementation of Connecticut Community Care’s “Getting it Right” program. The “Getting It Right” program helps home care providers educate direct care workers in cultural awareness to better support LGBT clients and families.
I have worked in health care and home care for the past ten years, including working as a Certified Nursing Assistant, Home Health Aide, Hospice Aide, Home Health Aide Scheduler, and Care Coordinator.
It is my desire to see each client receive the best care possible and help them to be comfortable and content and living their best life.”
Anika Maybin, MSW
Care Coordination Specialist
IT Support Specialist
Care at Home Caregivers
Care at Home caregivers assist older adults with a variety of activities of daily living wherever they call home. Services can range from being a companion, a homemaker, engagement specialist or personal care assistant. Caregivers are available to serve clients from a few hours a day to 24-hour and live-in care within a client’s home.
Care at Home caregivers are highly experienced working with older adults. Before caregivers are hired their references are thoroughly checked. Care at Home also conducts comprehensive background checks and drug testing for all hires.