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Seniors Quarterly

Free Hour of In-Home Assistance for Senior Citizens


Elyria, OH -Seniors Helping Seniors® In-Home Services is celebrating their one-year anniversary in Lorain County with two new opportunities to help seniors. 'Because it is our one-year anniversary this month we are offering one free hour of service,' states Janet McGarvey, who, along with her friend Alice Iseminger, launched the Seniors Helping Seniors Center one year ago because of their desire to provide assistance to seniors and their families in the community.

'If you have been hesitant to try our in-home services, now it the time to call,' adds McGarvey.

'When you call for services during the month of September you will receive one free hour when a minimum of two hours consecutive hours are scheduled. We will carefully match you with a senior Provider who will you help you with cleaning, running errands, personal care and so much more.' Working closely with senior citizens in the community has inspired McGarvey and Iseminger to begin Extended Family Tree, a special call-in service that provides contact, comfort and security for families. Extended Family Tree provides a simple phone call to the home of a loved one to make sure they are alright. 'We are privileged to be the ones to come along side a family in need and be their rock,' states McGarvey. 'Each day I feel blessed to work with seniors and their families.' Seniors Helping Seniors inhome services (www.SeniorsHelpingSeniors. com) offer loving, caring, compassionate non-medical services for seniors by seniors to help them live with dignity and respect and remain independent.

Seniors Helping Seniors Providers are matched with senior Receivers. Our services include transportation, meal preparation, companionship, yard work, and handyman projects. We also support families with personal care needs, overnight stays, and even 24-hour care as well as Alzheimer's and dementia care, and respite assistance.

'Seniors Helping Seniors believes that seniors help each other age better,' explains Iseminger. A special bond develops between the seniors that need help and those that are able to help. 'The goal of Seniors Helping Seniors is to be the resource that our community can depend on for honesty, dependability, superior service, fair pricing and a real friend,' Iseminger adds.

Philip Yocom and his wife Kiran co-founded Seniors Helping Seniors In-home Services, which began as a non-profit organization serving Berks County, Pennsylvania over twelve years ago. The original Seniors Helping Seniors center continues that tradition, providing over 1,000 hours of service every month. 'We want Seniors Helping Seniors to be the first place that seniors call; for those who are in need of non-medical services and for those seeking extra income, explains Yocom.' For free information, contact Janet McGarvey at (440) 935-3848, or email her at

Visit the website at www.seniorshelpingseniors. com/NELorainNWCuyahogaCounties.

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