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860.449.2903  Groton

860.395.7030  Old Saybrook

I'm here to help you on your caregiving journey

Robin Ely

Robin Ely, RN, DNP

Hello Everyone! I'm Robin.

"I help caregivers like you live better lives while caring for your loved one with dementia. I provide care to your loved one at Mind Matters during the day allowing you time for yourself. My 'Caregiver Education' offers additional resources that provide you knowledge to improve your caregiving experience including my Montessori Dementia Care Class, Dr. Robin's Blog, and a private Caregiver Support Group on Facebook. These resources are designed to fit into your schedule, to provide you access to me so you can ask questions, and are available when you need them. I am here to help you and your loved one with dementia live a better life."

Mind Matters in Old Saybrook

Hours of Operation:

Monday- Friday

10:30am - 3:30pm

Mind Matters in Groton

Hours of Operation:

Monday- Friday

10:30am - 3:30pm

Please let us know if you are planning to use our services. Call 860-449-2903 or Email

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Monthly Dementia Caregiver Support Group


Caregivers can come and discuss their thoughts in a safe space on caregiving and receive invaluable support and knowledge from others with similar circumstances.

The 2nd Tuesday of every month from 6:30pm-7:30pm

801 Poquonnock Road, Groton, CT


The 3rd Tuesday of every month from 6:30pm-7:30pm

220 Old Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT

Call 860-449-2903 for more information

Talk Dementia Care with Owner Robin Ely


Host Dr. Robin Ely at Your Organization

Robin Ely, RN, DNP is the owner of Mind Matters LLC, a daycare for adults with dementia. Robin will discuss dementia, dementia care and how to help improve the quality of life for the dementia patient and their family.


Call 860-449-2903 or email if your organization would like to host a speaker from Mind Matters.

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There is a $35.00 one time registration fee. The hourly rate for all new clients as of June 1, 2024 is $20.00 an hour.

Payment Policy:

Payments may be made via cash or check. You may make your payments weekly or monthly.

Questions, Concerns, Compliments, or Suggestions:

Our staff is committed to providing you with the best possible experience. Together we can ensure a safe and healthy environment for seniors. Please keep your contact information up-to-date.

Communication is critical and we need to know of problems or concerns that may arise so that they can be promptly addressed. Please keep the staff informed and don’t hesitate to bring issues to us. You can e-mail us or, use the contact form on the bottom of the contact page.


Inclement Weather Policy:

We will make every effort to remain open during business hours. In the event that travel is unsafe you will be notified by our staff via phone, text, and/or email. An update will also be posted on our Facebook page and on channel 3 NEWS.


In the event of an emergency, the Mind Matters staff will call 9-1-1 and then immediately attempt to notify an emergency contact.

Mind Matters, LLC Disclaimer:

Mind Matters programs are not a substitute for professional medical care, advice, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your medical provider with any questions about your personal health care status and prior to making changes to your prescribed plan of care.


Groton residents may qualify for free Mind Matters programs:

  • The Reducing Isolation through Social Engagement (RISE) program is funded through an ARPA grant for residents of Groton who have a dementing illness.

  • Caregivers can apply for their loved one to come for socialization and recreation free of charge.

  • Call Robin 860-449-2903 for more information 

  • Email Robin: for more information

Contact Us



220 Old Boston Post Road

Suite 2

Old Saybrook, CT 06475                 



801 Poquonnock Road

Suite 6/7

Groton, CT 06340                 

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