Local Senator Visits Companions & Homemakers: Westport
On Wednesday, December 21st, Companions & Homemakers was honored to host Senator Tony Hwang in their Westport location. Senator Hwang was recently reelected this past November to represent Connecticut’s 28th Senate District, including the towns of Easton, Fairfield, Newtown, Weston and Westport.
Senator Hwang met with the various office staff of Companions & Homemakers, Inc., a privately owned Connecticut business providing in-home care to the elderly residents of Connecticut since 1990. The Senator was eager to learn more about the industry, the clients served and the many caregivers employed by Companions & Homemakers throughout the state. “My priority at the State Capitol is to make sure the companion care provided to Connecticut’s elderly residents inside their homeis a role model for the nation,” Sen. Hwang said. “That’s why I wanted to meet with and learn from these professional caregivers who work in Fairfield, Westport, and throughout Connecticut. Companions & Homemakers provides quality, affordable care to our seniors, allowing our loved ones to enjoy their independence at home. At the same time, this a growing and successful business which is creating quality jobs here in Fairfield County and across the state. I commend Companions & Homemakers on their efforts to date, and I look forward to working together to ensure their continued growth and success.”
“Any opportunity to meet with a state representative and update them on the challenges of our industry is welcome. Senator Hwang’s prompt response to our invitation was very much appreciated, as was his interest in helping us in our mission in order to best serve the elderly residents within our state, as well as advocate for the best interests of our dedicated caregiver employees ,” said Jonathan Hunt, the company’s Director of Communications. “It is encouraging for local businesses, such as Companions and Homemakers, invested within the state to have the support and advocacy of legislature.”BACK TO BLOG