45 Park Street #6, Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 707-2310

Meet Our Comfort Keepers® in Montclair and Hasbrouck Heights

Our team is uniquely qualified and ready to help seniors and others stay in their homes

Every member of our team is professional and well trained. We conduct a thorough screening and interviewing process to identify the best home care providers, and only those who pass this process go on to complete training to deliver our special brand of home care and become Comfort Keepers®. What truly sets our people apart, though, is their natural gift for caring for others.

All Comfort Keepers pass extensive background checks and complete continuing education. They are bonded, insured and covered by workers' compensation insurance to protect our clients and their families.

If you have what it takes to be a Comfort Keeper, send us your resume, today!

Pooja Chandawalla

Executive Director

As an owner of the Comfort Keepers Office in Montclair, NJ, Pooja's responsibilities include recruiting, client intake, day to day operations as well as inside sales. With over 10 years of experience in legal industry, Pooja has been instrumental in preparing client onboarding and caregiver hiring documentation and firming up company's HR policies. She is also currently serves as Operations head and works with office staff and caregivers to coordinate care in a timely and efficient manner by leveraging her excellent people skills. With educational background of Business Administration, Pooja is also handling the financials of the company, and is involved in invoicing and payroll on a weekly basis. Her passion and concern for seniors and adults in need has helped build a great reputation for this Comfort Keepers franchise as it continues to grow and serve those who need help in the Essex County and North New Jersey areas.

Jaime Dodds

Internal Care Coordinator

Jaime Dodds is the Internal Care Coordinator for Comfort Keepers since December 2016. She has a strong business and customer service background as she owned two successful businesses for approximately 10 years. In 2012 she decided to pursue a life-long dream and return to school to earn her degree. She graduated with high honors in February 2014 with a BA in Health Care Administration and began working in the said field in March 2014. She truly enjoys working in healthcare and has carried over her business and customer service skills into the current position. Jaime remarks, “I love that I learn something new every day and that I get the opportunity to provide seniors with the care that they deserve. Moreover, I couldn’t be happier with the team of people that I work with here at Comfort Keepers. They say that if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life. Blessed to be able to say that this is true for me!” 

Andria Sztojka

Human Resources Specialist

Andria Sztojka is the Human Resources Specialist for Comfort Keepers in Montclair, NJ since December 2015.  She is responsible for the HR & Recruitment functions for this office. Prior to this role she was in the field as a Certified Home Health Aide beginning in May 2015 providing companion care as well as personal care to clients. Andria enjoys working with the elderly and is furthering her education by currently attending Essex County College.  She has been part of the Comfort Keepers family since 2015 and has been working with clients as well as employees.

Joan De Guzman

Registered Nurse

Joan's career at Comfort Keepers started on December 2016 with an Associate Degree of Science in Nursing. Her genuine care and compassion for others led her to become a Registered Nurse. She recently completed her degree in Bachelor of Science in Nursing on December 2017. Joan's determination to provide safety and security to the elderly in their own homes has embodied her to supervise caregivers and treat clients with respect and dignity. She works hard to assess and determine the utmost and specific client-centered care needed and works along with Human Resources in assuring quality care through in-service trainings for the caregivers. Her commitment and dedication has brought remarkable service to our clients. 

Tithi (Tia) Patel

Business Development Lead

Tithi (Tia) Patel is the Business Development Care Coordinator for Comfort Keepers in Montclair, NJ. Before this role Tia was a customer care manager for a different home health care organization in Westfield, NJ.  Tia holds a master's degree in healthcare services/administration from Strayer University. Tia worked for Comfort Keepers in PA a few years back as a scheduler. She has been a part of the Healthcare industry since 2013. Her passion for working with the elderly population has contributed to her building a good reputation in the healthcare field which has been beneficial for Comfort Keepers. 

Marina Baijnauth

Staffing/Scheduling Coordinator

Marina Baijnauth is the Scheduling Coordinator at Comfort Keepers in Montclair NJ. She also oversees the staffing needs along with daily operations for the company. Marina came to Comfort Keepers with 5 years of healthcare experience. Starting her career in a long-term care/skilled nursing facility, Marina worked her way from dietary to an administrative role in the nursing department. Her responsibilities included staffing the nursing department, ordering medical supplies, payroll, and making sure the facility was in compliance with all Department of Health regulations at all times. Marina is currently attending Montclair State University to further her education in healthcare. Her passion for helping others has always been one of her primary reasons for pursuing a career in healthcare. Marina’s work ethic and attention to detail allows her to assign the highest quality caregivers to Comfort Keepers clients across the North New Jersey areas. Marina remarks "It gives me great satisfaction knowing that I am making a difference in the lives of others."

Comfort Keepers® provides Live-in home care services in the following areas in NJ:

Maplewood, Short Hills, Millburn, Glen Ridge, Rutherford, Roseland, Hackensack, Essex Fells, Fort Lee, South Orange, West Orange, Montclair, Verona, Hasbrouck Heights, Leonia, Union, Ridgefield Park, Palisades Park, Wood-Ridge, Bogota, East Rutherford, Carlstadt, Moonachie, Teterboro, South Hackensack, Clifton, the Caldwell, Vauxhall, and the select surrounding areas in Essex, Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Union, Morris and Middlesex counties.


AgingCare.com Caring.com HomeCarePulse SeniorAdvisor.com Care.com


Learn More

Vet Fran
Franchise 500
World Class Franchise