October 21, 2015 // Franchising.com // St Louis, MO – Home Care Assistance of St Louis, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, welcomes Carrie Burggraf as the Director of Client Services. Carrie will play an integral role in developing key partnerships with healthcare and senior care professionals across the greater St. Louis area, fostering the growth of Home Care Assistance of St. Louis. Her role will focus on company initiatives and programs such as Hospital to Home Care and the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™, an innovative approach to in-home dementia care, in addition to the core in-home assisted living services. Carrie joins her counterpart, Sharon Greenstein-Gorman, as Director of Client Services.
Burggraf received a BS in Medical Science as a physician assistant and a BA in Technical Writing as well as an MS in Rural Primary Care from Alderson-Broaddus University in Philippi, West Virginia. In her last P.A. position with Prime M.D. in Columbia, Maryland, Carrie worked in internal and geriatric medicine at eight different rehabilitation and step down units, assisted living facilities and nursing homes; she brings that expertise to the clients Home Care Assistance serves. She is dedicated to helping aging adults live life to the fullest and remain independent in their homes as long as possible. Carrie has also made significant contributions to the local community since moving to St. Louis, MO, most recently as the Casbah auction chair and Mothers’ Club President at St. Louis University High School. She is also involved with Boys Hope Girls Hope, the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation, St. Clare of Assisi and the Women’s Society of Washington University, and is an owner in Saddleback Chocolates.
“In my experience in geriatrics, not all companies are created equal,” said Burggraf. “I’m so excited to be part of a company that is a trusted resource for families and the clients we serve with such a high level of experience, innovation, excellence and integrity.”
“Carrie brings extensive professional experience in senior care and a personal commitment to helping others in the community,” said Jeff Schweikert, owner of Home Care Assistance of St. Louis. Carrie’s background is well aligned with the Home Care Assistance mission, core beliefs and values.”
Carrie is joining Home Care Assistance in a stage of incredible growth. The company is in the midst of an aggressive international expansion campaign with plans to have 140 offices open by the end of 2015 across the US, Canada, Puerto Rico and Australia.
To learn more about Home Care Assistance of St. Louis please call 314-863-8989 or visit http://www.homecareassistancestlouis.com. The office is located at 12125 Woodcrest Executive Drive in Creve Coeur.
Home Care Assistance is the leading provider of home care for seniors across the United States and Canada. Our mission is to change the way the world ages. We provide older adults with quality care that enables them to live happier, healthier lives at home. Our services are distinguished by the caliber of our caregivers, the responsiveness of our staff and our expertise in Live-In care. We embrace a positive, balanced approach to aging centered on the evolving needs of older adults. A 2015 Inc. 5000 Company, Home Care Assistance has received numerous industry awards including Entrepreneur’s Fastest-Growing Franchises and Franchise Business Review’s Top 50. For more information about Home Care Assistance, our services and franchise opportunities, visit www.homecareassistance.com.
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