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About Us

Our motto “Commitment To Serve” applies to all the services offered through Charter Oak Home Care. From companions, to homemakers and personal care attendants, we strive to deliver to our family of clients the same quality of service we would wish for ourselves. Most of our care givers have served our state’s elders for many years, and were chosen because of their heart felt desire to make a positive difference in the lives of those we serve.

History of Charter Oak Home Care

“My family has a long history of taking care of our older family members. At age twenty, I helped my cancer ridden, deaf grandmother ambulate from her bedroom to the bathroom at night through a buzzer device in my adjoining room. Twenty years later, I left my marketing position to assist my father in the final months of caring for my mother who was battling bone cancer. At the wish of both of these much loved women, they were cared for at home by those who loved them dearly.

With this family background, I started Charter Oak Home Care dedicated to serving the needs of elders who choose to remain in their own homes, cared for by our compassionate family of caregivers. Our motto ‘Commitment To Serve’ remains as true today as it was so many years ago.”

— Newt Schoenly


“Joanne was there for my mother’s 85th birthday and wedding of our granddaughter. What a difference it made for us all. She was part of the family who enabled us each to relax and enjoy knowing that mom was in good hands. And, mom had the best time ever!”

Mrs. T., Litchfield, CT

“Over a period of many years, we have found Charter Oak Home Care to be dependable, reliable and thorough. Charter Oak has never let us down. They take the worry off of our shoulders.”

Mrs. B.Z. , Torrington, CT

“From meal preparation, to shopping and cleaning, to being a listening ear, Darlene was just great with my parents. She just seemed to know what to do because she really cared.”

Mrs. D. S. Winsted

“Nancy is #1, very good at everything that she touches. She seems to know just what to do.”

Mrs. B. Z. , Torrington, CT

“Charter Oak Home Care is excellent, on time, pleasant and does a wonderful job.”

Mrs. V. , West Hartford, CT

“I was grateful that you came every day to help me with my elastic socks and breakfast. Emery not only did his job well, but became a trusted friend over the years.”

Mr. B. , Salisbury, CT

“You transformed my mother’s apartment making her home a pleasant place to be. Mom looked forward to your twice weekly visits. You made her day and her home!”

Mrs. K's daughter, Canton, CT

“Words cannot express our deep gratitude for the outstanding care you have provided for my father over the years. Your service allowed him to remain at home as he wished until his death last spring. He looked forward to Kathy’s visits and my sister and I had peace of mind knowing that Dad was well cared for. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.”

Mrs. S. H. , Goshen, CT

“I don’t know what I’d do without you.”

Mrs. D. , Windsor Locks, CT

Meet the Team

Newt Schoenly

President and CEO

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Conant Schoenly

Vice President

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Michelle Jacobs


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Demy McGrane

Assistant Office Manager

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Thea Ross

Finance Manager

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