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Senior Helpers® Opens Doors in Alameda County

Local In-home Senior Care Company to Bring 60 New Jobs to the Area

September 17, 2019 // // San Leandro, CA - Senior Helpers®, one of the nation’s premier providers of personalized in-home senior care, today announced the official opening of its Alameda County location, to be managed and operated by Lawrence E. Tonti. The new franchise will serve senior citizens and their families throughout the Alameda County area, which includes San Leandro, Castro Valley, Oakland and Alameda. Senior Helpers at large is certified as a Great Place to Work® and hopes to bring more than 60 new jobs to the Alameda County 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.

“I was 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 Parkinson’s disease care,” said Tonti. “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.”

Senior Helpers operates with a vision to be the leading home care company in each community it serves. Its caregivers in Alameda Country are trained 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, Positive Approach, LLC. Local residents will also benefit from the company’s Parkinson’s Care Program, a specialized training program for their caregivers created in conjunction with leading experts from the Parkinson’s Foundation’s Centers of Excellence network.

“We’re pleased to welcome Lawrence to our team as the newest Senior Helpers franchise owner,” said Peter Ross, chief executive officer, Senior Helpers. “Lawrence brings a passion for his community and an understanding of the importance of in-home senior care to his new role. This will serve him well and be rewarding for seniors and families living in Alameda County and the surrounding area.”

Senior Helpers newest franchise office is located at 15200 Hesperian Blvd. Suite 200 San Leandro, CA. For more information, please visit For inquiries, please call Margot Nijsure at 510-398-8218 or email Senior Helpers of Alameda County is also hiring caregivers. For more information on available jobs call 510-398-8218 or email

About Senior Helpers®

Senior Helpers is the nation’s premier provider of in-home senior services ranging from specialized care for those with diseases, such as dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, to personal and companion care to help individuals looking for a little assistance with daily activities. Founded in 2001 with a vision to help seniors age with dignity despite age-related illnesses and mobility challenges, Senior Helpers has hundreds of franchised and owned businesses that have cared for tens of thousands of seniors.

Senior Helpers is certified as a Great Place to Work®, ranked second among at-home care providers on FORTUNE’s 2019 Best Workplaces for Aging Services List, included in Entrepreneur’s Top 500 Franchise Ranking, is an approved partner in the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, and active in the Healthcare Leadership Council - an exclusive alliance of leading healthcare companies from all health sectors committed to advancing the American healthcare system. Learn more by visiting

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SOURCE Senior Helpers®



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