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Home Helpers Commits to 3,000 Vets and Service Dependents by Veterans Day 2018


Company CEO cites commitmentto service, sacrifice.

Cincinnati - Home Helpers, the leading brand for in-home care for seniors and others seeking an independent lifestyle, has committed to adding 3,000 veterans and military dependents to its workforce by Veterans Day 2018.

“Service members and their families have an obvious commitment to duty and service,” said Emma Dickison, CEO of Home Helpers. Armed forces families already are top performers across our network, and we want to do everything we can to attract more veterans, service members and their families to our brand.”

The families of active service members often have difficulty finding long-term employment in the communities where they are stationed. In fact, Blue Star Families, a nonprofit that advocates for armed forces families, noted that military spouses have an unemployment rate four times the national average. Their pursuit of suitable employment can be complicated by frequent relocations as well as the extra demands that fall on the home front spouse during long deployments.

“This is not only an expression of gratitude for their service, past or present, it’s a recognition of the skills and discipline they’ve demonstrated. It’s a business decision for us to attract the best talent to Home Helpers,” Dickison said.

Because Home Helpers Caregivers receive exceptional training, the company believes it can create an opportunity for employment stability for families who experience a change of station. That training includes specialized instruction in Alzheimer’s and dementia care, mobility for the disabled, and organizing households for independent living. Home Helpers operates in more than 900 communities across the United States including Concord, Framingham, Lincoln, Marlborough, Natick, Southborough, Sudbury, Wayland, Wellesley, and Weston, Massachusetts.

Among the qualities that Home Helpers finds valuable in veterans and service families are their commitment to a mission of service, understanding of sacrifice, compassion and community spirit. In addition, their personal motivation and accountability are traits that any employer would find valuable. Home Helpers cares for the most vulnerable members of its client’s families, those characteristics and values are in high demand. “They understand commitment and that’s essential in the responsibility that Caregivers take on,” Dickison said.

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  • This is a long overdue thank you for everything you do to make my mother’s life comfortable and as independent as possible. The care and kindness my mother receives daily from you and your staff is nothing short of outstanding. Living a distance ...

    - Amy
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    - David
  • Denise was incredibly responsive with very little notice. She and her team at Home Helpers of MetroWest were all kind, patient, and genuinely cared for my aunt in her last few days. We couldn’t have managed without them. I’m so grateful that Denise ...

    - Charlotte J.
  • Because of Home Helpers of MetroWest, our mother was able to enjoy living in comfort while we knew she was safe and all of her needs were being met. The aides treated her like family and worked with us to make sure our wishes were met. Denise and her ...

    - L.S.
  • How can I put into the words the gratitude and appreciation I have for the entire staff at Home Helpers of MetroWest? It is nearly impossible! Their caregivers became an important part of our family as we all worked together as a team to take care of ...

    - Claudia R.
  • Home Helpers of MetroWest has been helping me 5 days a week for nearly 3 years. My experience has been nothing but positive. I am very impressed with the experience of all the aides they have sent me. I do have my favorites. Christina, Leslie, and ...

    - Jane N.
  • Denise and her staff at Home Helpers of MetroWest were exceptional. We reached out to them in a panic, very last minute, and not only were they able to fully staff the engagement for my mother, but the quality of the staff was also outstanding. I ...

    - Diane B.
  • Home Helpers of MetroWest has been helping me care for my husband at home for over three years and I am very pleased with their service. The caregivers are so kind, gentle and skilled. The Office handles everyday business and emergency situations ...

    - Marge S.
  • I cannot recommend Home Helpers of MetroWest highly enough. My Dad needed 24-hour care, and Home Helpers provided Dad with a team of caregivers who were professional and compassionate. My Dad received top-notch care, and several of the caregivers ...

    - Paul B.
  • Home Helpers of MetroWest has made my life a lot easier in taking care of an elderly parent. The staff there is outstanding. Everyone I’ve worked with there is very kind, professional and experienced in taking care of the aged. I am very thankful ...

    - Nick J.
  • I was quite overwhelmed with caring for my disabled husband when I first called Home Helpers of MetroWest. The social worker at our local Council on Aging referred me to the company. The owner, Denise Roskamp, was so kind and gave us such helpful ...

    - Linda J.
  • Home Helpers of Metro West provided excellent and professional care for our 90-year-old aunt who wished to remain in her home. Denise and her staff of qualified caregivers gave the very best in service, advice, comfort and geriatric care. Highly reco ...

    - Sue C.
  • Denise of Home Helpers of MetroWest has been a lifesaver allowing me the freedom to leave my husband for a break knowing that he will be safe and cared for in my absence.

    - Kathleen W.
  • Home Helpers of MetroWest does a fine job for us, helping to care for my 92-year-old mother. They are very reliable. You can count on them.

    - Paul K.

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