Movers & Shakers: Senior Helpers Appoints New Top Marketing Officer

Senior Helpers Bolsters Leadership Team with Chief Marketing Office Hire Baltimore-based in-home care provider Senior Helpers has hired Chuck Sullivan to fill its chief marketing officer position. Senior Helpers is a provider of in-home senior services ranging from specialized care for individuals with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s, to personal and companion care to help […]

Providers Urge CMS to Enact Medicare Advantage Home Care Proposal

Private duty and home health care providers have weighed in on a recent proposal to include non-skilled in-home supports in Medicare Advantage plans in 2019, with some providers calling it a “precursor” to expanding home care services to all Medicare patients. The proposal, which was announced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) […]

Senior Helpers CEO: Private Duty Gains Health Care Cred, Influence

Senior Helpers, one of the nation’s largest home care franchise companies, has joined the Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC), a coalition of chief executives from all health care disciplines that develops policies, plans and programs to achieve a greater system for quality, affordable care. The addition marks the first private duty provider on the HLC and […]

Franchisor Homewatch CareGivers Acquired by Private Equity Firm

Homewatch International, franchisor of Homewatch CareGivers, is the latest home care company with new private equity ownership. Authority Brands, a portfolio company of PNC Riverarch Capital, has acquired Homewatch International, according to a press release issued Thursday. There are more than 200 Homewatch CareGivers locations across the United States, Canada, and Latin America, providing in-home […]

Another Hurricane Forces Home Health Providers to Snap into Action

Within a fortnight of the category four Hurricane Harvey that hit the Texas coastline, Hurricane Irma blasted home health care providers in Florida over the weekend. Health care providers began preparing for the worst several days ahead of the storm, as Florida Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency and many coastal zones evacuated. Health […]

Survey: ‘Home Improvement’ Character Tops List of Fictional Caregivers

Jill Taylor, Tim Taylor’s affable wife from the ABC sitcom “Home Improvement,” would make a great home health worker. That’s according to a new survey from Senior Helpers, one of the nation’s largest home care franchises, with 298 locations across the U.S. and over a dozen more abroad. The survey tracked responses from 1,000 adult children between the ages […]

‘On a Roll,’ Senior Helpers Opens First Company-Owned Location

Home care franchise company Senior Helpers is opening its first corporate-owned location, with plans to possibly acquire more in-house operations in the future. Senior Helpers, one of the nation’s largest home care franchises with 298 locations across the world, acquired a facility from an individual franchisee in Baltimore, near its Timonium, Maryland-based headquarters where it originally began its […]

Senior Helpers CEO ‘Bullish’ on Opportunities in 2017

With a new private equity partner on board, Senior Helpers is looking forward to a growth year in 2017. New programs and entry into new markets should give Timonium, Maryland-based Senior Helpers, one of the nation’s largest home care franchise companies, an even larger footprint and more sway across the health care continuum, co-founder and […]

Home Health Crystal Ball: Executives Predict the Future of 2017

Across the country, executives are trying to get a grip on what 2017 will bring for home health and home care. Despite great uncertainty surrounding an extensive transition of power at virtually all government levels, there are some signs and predictions executives are betting on. From the potential for a rollback in regulations to the […]

Editor’s Picks: Senior Helpers Sold for $125 Million

This week, we were over the moon that our beloved Cubbies made it to the World Series. Even with a team of Cubs superfans in our Chicago office, we were sure to bring our readers the latest home health and home care news. Readers were interested in the announcement that one of the largest home […]