The Most Game-Changing Home-Based Care Blockbusters Of The Last Decade

Thanks to impactful, large-scale transactions over the last decade, the collective face of home-based care has changed forever. Traditional providers in both home health care and personal home care have merged. Payers became involved in the home-based care space like never before. Of late, retailers have too. But it’s often easy to forget how the […]

5 Things To Know About The Waud Capital-Backed Senior Helpers

One of the biggest home-based care deals of the year thus far was Waud Capital’s acquisition of Senior Helpers. The Maryland-based franchise – which was previously owned by the health system Advocate Health – will be the foundation of Waud Capital’s home care platform moving forward. Overseeing that platform will be Steve Jakubcanin, the home-based […]

How Personalized Health Care Is Changing The Role Of Home Care Providers

Personal home care providers have begun to ditch blanket approaches, instead opting for more patient-by-patient specificity. Going further to meet individual client needs enables home care to make a greater impact, while also increasing client satisfaction. “One of my favorite geriatricians once said, ‘If you’ve seen one senior patient, you’ve seen one senior patient,’” Senior […]

New Service Lines, More Growth: What’s Next For Senior Helpers Under Waud Capital

Three years after being acquired by Advocate Aurora Health, Senior Helpers has a new home. The personal care company has been sold to Waud Capital, a Chicago-based middle-market private equity firm. Senior Helpers declined to disclose the transaction purchasing price. The wheels for the acquisition began turning following Advocate Aurora’s merger with Atrium Health in […]

Deal Or No Deal: The Futures Of 3 Home-Based Care Companies

Most buyers in home health and personal care are signaling they’ll be more active in the M&A market this year. That’s according to a new Mertz Taggart report, which included responses from over 50 potential home-based care buyers. Nearly 80% said they planned to be more acquisitive in 2024 compared to 2023. But some of […]

Waud Capital Acquires Home Care Franchise Senior Helpers

The private equity firm Waud Capital has acquired the home care franchise Senior Helpers. Advocate Aurora Health acquired Senior Helpers in 2021, with the idea that the health system would “own the full continuum.” A year and a half later, however, Advocate Aurora merged with Atrium Health, forming one of the largest health systems in […]