September 20, 2017 // Franchising.com // Chicago, IL - Senior Helpers®, one of the nation’s premier providers of personalized in-home senior care, today announced the official opening of its new Suburban Chicago location, to be owned and operated by husband and wife team Hal and Lenore Baker. The new franchise will serve senior citizens and their families throughout the North West Suburban Chicago area, which includes McHenry County, as well as parts of Cook, Lake and Kane. It hopes to bring more than 50 new jobs to the region over the next year. Senior Helpers’ professionally trained caregivers will help local seniors continue to enjoy the comfort of their own home despite age-related illnesses and mobility challenges.
“We were drawn to Senior Helpers by the quality services it offers, and the potential to be a part of a company that is known as the first in the industry to provide specialized caregiver training in Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and now, Parkinson’s disease care,” said Hal Baker. “Through firsthand experience of caring for our parents, Lenore and I truly understand how important Senior Helpers is for the personal independence and well-being of the seniors and their families in our area. Our team is proud to provide a valuable resource to our community by helping to alleviate the stress associated with caregiving and ensure a better quality of life for families through personalized in-home senior care.”
Both Hal and Lenore have extensive backgrounds in the healthcare industry, as well as personal experience with caring for their own aging loved ones.
Founded in 2001, Senior Helpers operates with a vision to be the leading home care company in each community it serves. Its caregivers in North West Suburban Chicago are fully trained and certified to offer the highest level of care possible based on the company’s Senior Gems® Alzheimer’s and Dementia care program. As the gold standard for excellence in personalized in-home senior care, the program was developed in conjunction with nationally recognized dementia care expert Teepa Snow. Local residents will also benefit from the company’s new Parkinson’s Care Program, a specialized training and certification program created in conjunction with leading experts from the National Parkinson Foundation’s Center of Excellence.
“We’re pleased to welcome Hal and Lenore to our team as the newest Senior Helpers franchise owners,” said Chris Buitron, chief marketing officer, Senior Helpers. “The pair brings a passion for their community and an understanding of the importance of in-home senior care to their new roles. This will serve them well and be rewarding for seniors and families living in McHenry County and the surrounding area.”
Senior Helpers newest franchise office is located on the campus of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital at 27790 West IL Highway 22, Medical Office Center 1, Suite 18, Barrington, Illinois 60010. For more information, please visit www.seniorhelpers.com/nwchicagosuburbs-il. For inquiries, please call Hal Baker at (847) 852-4488 or email Hbaker@seniorhelpers.com. Senior Helpers of Suburban Chicago is also hiring caregivers. For more information on available jobs call Kris Gorski at (224) 385-3362 or email Kgorski@seniorhelpers.com
Senior Helpers is a premier in-home senior care provider in the U.S. with 311 franchised businesses operating across the globe. Founded in 2001 with a vision to help seniors who wish to remain in their homes despite age-related illnesses and mobility challenges, Senior Helpers has now cared for tens of thousands of seniors with a pledge to provide “care and comfort at a moment’s notice.” Senior Helpers offers a wide range of personal care and companion services, including trained Alzheimer’s, dementia and Parkinson’s care, to assist seniors who wish to live independently. Learn more by visiting http://www.seniorhelpers.com.
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