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Home Care Benefit 

Personalized in-home care can help people age in place safely with dignity and independence. We provide our person-centered “home care” no matter where “home” is. From the family home to senior communities to rehab facilities and beyond, we are able to bring the care aging loved ones need to wherever they call home.
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Proudly Serving Aging Adults & Their Families

Our Promise

As a locally owned business, our team offers friendly, responsive service right in your neighborhood. Families love our team because we:
  • Do what we say we’re going to do – each and every time
  • Solve care problems using compassionate, person-centered solutions
  • Engage in thoughtful relationships with the families we serve
  • Give back to our community

About Us

Meet Our Home Care Team

Sharon Massafra ~ Franchise Owner

Sharon Massafra, Franchise Owner

Sharon Massafra is a Gerontologist and has worked in health care administration for more than 30 years. She worked in various sub-specialties where the population was predominately older adults including Orthopedics, oncology and hospice. In 2000 Sharon left the inpatient setting and purchased a franchise of Home Instead Senior Care, non-medical home care for seniors. She earned a Master's degree in Business Administration and did post graduate studies in public health and gerontology at New York Medical College. Her committee work includes Advisory Board of the Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging, Advisory Board of Stone Academy and current Treasurer of Connecticut Geriatrics Society. Sharon is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA), Care Manager Certified (CMC) and most recently accepted as an Advanced Professional in the Aging Life Care Association (ALCA).

Sharon is a native and resident of Fairfield, CT.

Frank Dawid ~ Business Manager

Frank Dawid, Business Manager

Frank joined Home Instead Senior Care in 2006. He helps with billing and insurance and works as needed. He also is a self-employed landscaper and works with the theatrical union.

Frank studied oceanography at OSU and received his associates degree in business management from NCC.

Frank is the single parent of two teenage girls, Dailyn and Brayanna, and spends his time being a chauffeur for his girls bringing them to various activities daily. Frank enjoys football, music and spending time with his daughters.

Rose Mannino ~ Director of Client Services

Rose Mannino, Director of Client Services

Rose joined Home Instead Senior Care in 2005. She managed a restaurant for 12 years and needed a career change. Her grandmother inspired her to go into healthcare while Rose was taking care of her. At the age of 41, she decided to go back to school. She enrolled in the multi-skilled assistant program at St. Vincent's College and became a CNA.

She started at HISC as a caregiver, providing care for seniors in their homes. She started working in the office as an administrative assistant and eventually became a staff coordinator and is now Director of Client Services. Rose is very loyal and dedicated to her work. She has a passion for seniors and goes above and beyond her duties at times and tries to fulfill all their wishes.

Rose is also very dedicated to her family. She has been married to her husband, Francesco, for 30 years and they have two boys, Nino and Francesco, who are the twinkle in her eyes. She also has an adorable old English bulldog named Chachi whom she adores.

Rose lives in Bridgeport, grew up in Monroe and lived in Italy for two years. She enjoys working out at Curves with the ladies there and doing Zumba. Rose is a people person and enjoys her job very much and especially when clients are happy. Rose just celebrated her 10th year with HISC.

Jeniferlyn O

Jeniferlyn O'Neil, Scheduling Coordinator / Web Marketer

Jeniferlyn joined Home Instead Senior Care in July 2010. Before joining Home Instead Senior Care she worked as a paralegal and went to school full time.

When Jeniferlyn joined the team she became responsible for managing the online presence and social media world of Home Instead Senior Care Trumbull, Ct. In Addition to social media she takes care of the email marketing and works in conjunction with Public Relations. She also is the editor and publisher of the monthly client, CAREGiver and Referral Provider Network newsletters. Jeniferlyn also assists with scheduling. She enjoys this because it gives her time to interact with the clients and the CAREGivers and gives her a chance to get to know them on a one-to-one basis.

Alesia Wilgan ~ Recruitment & Engagement Coordinator

Alesia Wilgan, Recruitment & Engagement Coordinator

Alesia joined our Home Instead Senior Care team in February 2019. She has been in the home care field as a case manager for 8+ years. Her parents had home care services that made their quality of life enjoyable with dignity. It's from that time forward that Alesia changed her career and is dedicated to assist seniors to age in place with respect.

Alesia has an entrepreneurial spirit and owned her own marketing company for 13 years. Newly married to the love of her life David, they are living happily ever after in Monroe. They both have a love for cycling and spend their spare time on the bike trails and enjoying the great outdoors.

MaryEllen Evanich ~ Training Coordinator

MaryEllen Evanich, Training Coordinator

MaryEllen started at HISC in March of 2019. Before joining HISC she worked for a number of years in the pharmaceutical industry in positions with a focus on quality systems, documentation and training. She holds the Training Coordinator position and conducts CAREGiver orientation training and workshops. Her educational background is in the field of nursing.

Living in Milford near the water, she loves the seashore and seeing the water every day. She enjoys reading and loves to bake treats – and share them with family and friends. She also participates in volunteer activities through church including cooking meals for an area shelter.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Trumbull, CT possesses a heartfelt desire to work with seniors in the community. It is our ultimate goal to forge extraordinary relationships between our clients and their CAREGivers.

When you or an elderly loved one is ready for help, our caring staff is on call to quickly answer your questions and accommodate your senior services needs.

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