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Our October 2020 Exceptional Caregiver of the Month is Barbara!

Barbara has been with our Home Helpers team since March 2019 and has been a caregiver for 10 years. This is her second time receiving the Home Helpers of Bradenton’s Exceptional Caregiver of the Month award, showing both her passion and her commitment to our clients. “When the family of one of our clients met Barbara, they seemed to know right away that she was the perfect fit and asked for more of her time! It always seems to happen that way with her!”, said Jonathan, owner of Home Helpers of Bradenton.

When asked about what she has learned and her experience since the COVID-19 pandemic started, she talked about how she valued the training provided at Home Helpers, the skills of which she and her family use at home as well. When at her clients, she wears her mask, disinfects surfaces frequently, and even wears a face shield when assisting with bathing. Her faith also helps her to stress less during the pandemic and she always says a prayer for the protection of her clients and her family.

“We are constantly impressed by your work ethic and cheery attitude, day-in and day-out. You are an inspiration to us all. Keep up the great work!”- Jonathan and the Home Helpers Admin Staff


  • Integrity
  • Compassion
  • Accountability
  • Customer Commitment
  • Innovation


  • She is a Manatee County native.
  • Her hobbies included gardening (i.e. flowers, herbs, vegetables), sewing, and walking.
  • Her favorite foods are fried chicken and seafood (As we talked to her about her award, she reminisced about perch from Lake Erie).
  • Something you would probably wouldn't know about Barbara unless she told you is that she is an ordained minister! Her father was a pastor and her faith has always been an important aspect of her life.

With this award, Barbara has received a special gift from Home Helpers of Bradenton and has also been nominated for consideration for the Home Helpers of Bradenton Exceptional Caregiver of the Year, the Tampa Bay Home Helpers Exceptional Caregiver of the Year, and the national Home Helpers Home Care Exceptional Caregiver of the Year.

With great joy, the staff at Home Helpers is honored to present to you, Barbara, the award for October 2020 Exceptional Caregiver of the Month.


Home Helpers of Bradenton is one of the region’s leading home care franchises specializing in comprehensive services for seniors. Home Helpers’ sole mission is to make life easier for clients and their families. Based in Bradenton, Florida, the company serves all of Manatee County including the communities of Anna Maria, Bradenton, Bradenton Beach, Ellenton, Holmes Beach, Lakewood Ranch, Longboat Key, Palmetto and Parrish. For more information or to request a free in-home care assessment, contact our office at (941) 499-5946 or visit our website