Meet the Staff

Outreach Coordinator

Cally Patten

Hi my name is Cally and I am an outreach coordinator with A Better Life Homecare servicing Fairfield, New Haven and New London counties. I have a degree in social work and have been a geriatric social worker on the shoreline for the past 12+  years. I have passion for the elderly and the skill set to help you and your family with any questions you may have regarding homecare, medicaid and the services that are available for you. I look forward to helping you! 

Intake Director

Cassandra Cedeño

As the Intake director for A Better Life Homecare my responsibilities vary, but I make sure that the documentation process for each individual client is followed through and completed. I love my job, my team and every individual I meet. I look forward to seeing you soon. 

Program Coordinator

Clarisa Melendez

As one of the other Program Coordinators for ABL,  Angie and I share the same passions for the work we do. Little quote that I am fond of is “Work hard in silence and let your success be your noise” Ready to hear from you soon.

Outreach Coordinator

Richard Rodriguez

Hello, I am Richard an Outreach Coordinator, and I have been working in this industry for over four years and I still get up in the morning to go out and find those people in the community that are in need of the services we represent. Thank you for the opportunity to serve you.

Program Director

Esther Muiruri

My name is Esther Muiruri, I have been a nurse for over 15 years. Throughout my career, I have worked in various settings including rehab centers, private homes, and as a visiting nurse. I am committed to providing quality care to all our clients. I have a passion for helping people and find joy in seeing families improve their living environment when enrolled in the Adult Family Living program while keeping their loved ones at home.
Outreach Coordinator

Mayra Alamo

I’m an Outreach Coordinator, Helping people is something that has been a part of my life, starting with my mother when she was involved with her community in Puerto Rico. I am passionate in regards to connecting with people and helping those in need. Working with A Better Life has allowed me to accomplish those goals.

Business Director

William Mendoza

The vast majority of the people within my network of contacts know the passion I have for our senior community. With over 8 years of experience both in the Homecare and Home Health industry I bring to the table the tools necessary to educate underrepresented communities. My mission is straightforward and that is to work hard to expand our brand and identify opportunities for growth while knowing that community is key.

Intake Specialist

Ileana Torres

Hello ,my name is Ileana, a client service coordinator here at A Better Life Homecare. I have worked with the geriatric  population for over 15 years. I have a passion for helping to improve the quality of life for seniors , and what better way to do that than to keep them home receiving the love and compassion they need from their loved ones. 

Outreach Coordinator

Cassandra Paulsen

Hello! My name is Cassandra Paulsen but I go by Cassie. I am an Outreach Coordinator for the Greater Waterbury Area and surrounding towns. I have worked in the community as a case manager for 5 years, servicing; Waterbury, New Haven, and Lower Naugatuck Valley. I started my career working in Waterbury assisting people out of homelessness and teaching daily living skills. I furthered my career into working with the elderly population and have enjoyed every aspect of it. I have obtained knowledge in low income housing, local community resources, DSS benefits, and navigating the home care industry seamlessly. If you are reading this, I look forward to working with you and your families.

Client Service Coordinator

Kelly Santana

Hello, my name is Kelly. I am the Client Service Coordinator at A Better Life Homecare. I’ve always had a passion for connecting with and helping people, especially in the underrepresented population of our community. The geriatric community is exactly that. Underrepresented. I am devoted and anchored in helping the elderly spend the remainder of their lives with dignity and respect under the care of their loved ones. I believe people can thrive regardless of age or challenge if given the proper support. My goal is to keep clients in their homes while enabling wellness and dignity as the core pillars of care for aging adults. Here at ABL we conduct our business according to the highest standard of ethics, excellence, and integrity. I am proud to be a part of a dedicated team and surrounded by the leaders of our community.

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