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Senior Helpers opens local facility serving Cape, Fort Myers area

May 26, 2017
Officials: local in-home senior care company likely to create 70 new jobs - Special to The Breeze ( , Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Senior Helpers, providers of personalized in-home senior care, recently announced the official opening of its Fort Myers and Cape Coral location, to be managed and operated by Manuel Chavez and Wendy Del Salto.

The new franchise will serve senior citizens and their families throughout the cities of Fort Myers and Cape Coral area, which includes North Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel, Punta Gorda, Captiva, Clewiston and Moore Haven. It hopes to bring more than 70 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 Chavez. "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."

Founded in 2002, Senior Helpers operates with a vision to be the leading home care company in each community it serves. Its caregivers in Fort Myers and Cape Coral are fully trained and certified to offer the highest level of care possible based on the company's Senior Gems Alzhei-mer'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 and is endorsed by the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.

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 Manuel and Wendy to our team as the newest Senior Helpers franchise owners," said Chris Buitron, chief marketing officer of Senior Helpers. "They both bring 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 also will be rewarding for seniors and families living in Fort Myers, Cape Coral and the surrounding areas."

Senior Helpers newest franchise office is located at 2726 Oak Ridge Court, Ste 502. For more information, please visit For inquiries, call Wendy Del Salto at 239-931-0262 or email Senior Helpers of Fort Myers and Cape Coral is also hiring caregivers. For more information on available jobs call 239-931-0158 or

About Senior Helpers

Senior Helpers is an in-home senior care company in with over 270 franchised businesses operating across the U.S. 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. Visit:



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