June 11, 2014 // Franchising.com // GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. - Homewatch CareGivers International, a provider of personalized home care services for people of all ages, has signed a 2014 partnership agreement with Wish of a Lifetime™ to fulfill Wishes for seniors in communities across the United States.
"It is clear that Homewatch CareGivers embraces the Wish of a Lifetime mission to foster respect and appreciation for seniors by granting life enriching Wishes," said CEO of Wish of a Lifetime, Jillaina Wachendorf. "We are excited that Homewatch CareGivers locations will be able to further expand our mission by granting even more Wishes to deserving seniors."
Jeremy Bloom, founder of Wish of a Lifetime, was a featured speaker at the Homewatch CareGivers 11th Annual Franchise Owner Conference in May 2014. Bloom founded Wish a Lifetime in 2008 in living honor of his grandmother. He is also known for his success as an Olympic skier, World Cup gold medalist, NFL player and entrepreneur.
"Our franchise owners are already aware of the 10.5 million seniors living alone who are often dealing with loneliness, boredom and helplessness." said Leann Reynolds, president of Homewatch CareGivers International. "So it makes sense for us to partner with an organization dedicated to elevating our elders and improving their quality of life. We are committed to discovering and granting even more seniors' Wishes in communities where our franchisees operate."
The partnership combines synergistic organizational missions and will continue through 2014, with the expectation of a renewed agreement in 2015 and beyond.
Wish of a Lifetime™ fosters respect and appreciation for deserving seniors by fulfilling their life-enriching Wishes. Founded by two-time Olympic skier, World Cup gold medalist, entrepreneur, and former NFL football player Jeremy Bloom in 2008 in living honor of his grandmother, Wish of a Lifetime encourages the public to take an active role in granting Wishes through its Wish Connect program. Wish of a Lifetime has made more than 830 Wishes come true for seniors in 50 states and the District of Columbia. 93 percent of wish recipients stated they felt their quality of life improved after having their wish granted and 76 percent said they felt their overall health improved after experiencing a Wish. Learn more about #WishConnect, our volunteer program to help fulfill a senior's Wish or visit www.seniorwish.org.
Homewatch CareGivers International's franchise locations provide home care and personal assistance to individuals who are aging, disabled and rehabilitating, allowing them to remain at home. Since its founding in 1980, the company's expansion now includes more than 210 franchised locations in six countries — while remaining steadfast to its heritage of home care. Each location provides specialty care to those living with chronic illnesses, which helps clients to age in place. In addition, the company offers the Pathways to Memory™ program, which provides specialized care for those living with Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Through training and ongoing support, each Homewatch CareGivers franchisee is equipped to deliver the exceptional care and proprietary programs that provide peace of mind to clients and their loved ones. For more information, please visit www.homewatchcaregivers.com.
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