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Homewatch CareGivers In the News

The latest news and press releases about Homewatch CareGivers, the premier home care company.

May 11, 2016
Larry Aronson, owner of Homewatch CareGivers of South Orange, NJ, has been named one of the 50 Star Franchisees by CNBC.
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Feb. 2016
Technology can back up caregivers in a pinch or consistently. Get the latest from Jennifer Tucker, Vice President of Homewatch CareGivers in this About.com article.
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March 2016
We talked with people who are receiving care. Jenifer Tucker, Vice President of Homewatch CareGivers, shares their personal stories.
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Jan. 2016
Who are today's caregivers? Get the latest demographics on men and millennials in this About.com article by Jennifer Tucker, Vice President of Homewatch CareGivers.
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Dec. 2015
We're celebrating caregivers! Jennifer Tucker, Vice President of Homewatch CareGivers, interviewed a few owners about the ways that they honor caregivers during the holidays.
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Nov. 2015
Homewatch CareGivers is quoted in this AARP Bulletin about the many faces of caregiving today.
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Oct. 8, 2015
Jennifer Tucker, Vice President of Homewatch CareGivers, wrote about caregiver training--for both professional caregivers and family caregivers.
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Sept. 17, 2015
"Caring for the Carers" looks at the impact of dementia care on caregivers. See what insight Jennifer Tucker, Vice President of Homewatch CareGivers, provides.
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Aug. 26, 2015
Homewatch CareGivers is one of the "Top Personal Services" franchises on the Entrepreneur.com list. If people are your passion, you might be interested.
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Aug. 11, 2015
Home care and home health care are very different services with similar names. Jennifer Tucker, Vice President of Homewatch CareGivers, explains how these services differ and how they work together.
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Aug. 4, 2015
Our press release, "Homewatch CareGivers' Nomination to National Quality Forum Workgroup Demonstrates Rising Importance of Home and Community Based Care" was picked up by Business Wire, Franchising.com, Yahoo! Finance and other media outlets.
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July 1, 2015
This month on About.com, Jennifer Tucker, Vice President of Homewatch CareGivers, spoke with Wendy Raney, owner of Homewatch CareGivers serving Dallas and Plano, about concierge services.
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June 1, 2015
"The Differences Between Male and Female Caregivers" on About.com
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 May 18, 2015
"10 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Professional Caregiver" on About.com.
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April 1, 2015
Jennifer Tucker, Vice President of Homewatch CareGivers, wrote about falls prevention in the home in this About.com article.
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March/April 2015
Jennifer Tucker, Vice President of Homewatch CareGivers, and Dr. Bill Thomas, MD, founder of The Eden Alternative, wrote about the "elder life crisis" for Today's Geriatric Medicine.
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March 1, 2015
Caregiver matching makes a difference in the quality of home care services. Read what Jennifer Tucker, Vice President of Homewatch CareGivers, has to say about this important topic.
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Feb. 1, 2015
Home care takes place in a variety of settings. Learn more in this article by Jennifer Tucker, Vice President of Homewatch CareGivers.
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Jan./Feb. 2015
Wendy Birkhan, RSW, Director of Operations at Homewatch CareGivers serving Ottawa, Canada, writes about the importance of person-centered care in this Social Work Today magazine article.
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Jan. 22, 2015
Jennifer Tucker, Vice President of Homewatch CareGivers, and Dr. Bill Thomas, founder of The Eden Alternative, write about solving the "elder life crisis" in this article for the National Association of Home Care & Hospice's magazine.
Read the CARING magazine article here

Jan. 14, 2015
Jennifer Tucker, Vice President of Homewatch CareGivers, writes about the importance of quality and cost when selecting home care services.
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Dec. 19, 2014
Mitch Abrams, Managing Director of Homewatch CareGivers NorthShore, provides insight into using long-term care life insurance in this article.
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December 9, 2014
Mitch Abrams, Managing Director of Homewatch CareGivers NorthShore, spoke about long-term care insurance and retiring abroad.
Read the MainSt.com article here

December 4, 2014
Jennifer Tucker, Vice President of Homewatch CareGivers, shares tips on talking with family about long-term care insurance during the holidays in this blog post.
Read the Caregivers' Living Room blog post here

November 2014
Dan Fern, Owner of Homewatch CareGivers of Phoenix and Dr. G. Allen Power, MD, author of "Dementia Beyond Disease: Enhancing Well-Being" talk about how to enjoy the holiday with elder loved ones, including those with dementia.
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November 17, 2014
Sue Cook, Owner of Homewatch CareGivers serving Las Vegas, NV, gives readers advice on using long-term care insurance for home care needs.
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October 3, 2014
Jennifer Tucker, Vice President of Homewatch CareGivers, and Dr. Bill Thomas, founder of The Eden Alternative, explain a new approach to care for elders in this McKnight's article.
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September 16, 2014
Jennifer Tucker, Vice President of Homewatch CareGivers, and Dr. Bill Thomas, founder of The Eden Alternative, spoke with Examiner.com about the Elder Life Crisis.
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September 11, 2014
Homewatch CareGivers of Kalamazoo is co-producing a video that features local tipping their hats to hometown baseball legend, Derek Jeter. Get the tip off in this teaser about the Sept. 18, 2014 hat tipping event.
Watch the Michigan Live clip here

September 11, 2014
Jennifer Tucker, Vice President of Homewatch CareGivers, provides tips on long-term care insurance in this Fox Business News article.
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September 4, 2014
Ramona Streit, owner of a Homewatch CareGivers franchise in Northern Orange County, is profiled on owning a home care business in this Entrepreneur.com article.
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August 13, 2014
Jennifer Tucker, Vice President of Homewatch CareGivers, appeared on CNBC's Nightly Business Report.
Watch the clip here

July 25, 2014
Homewatch CareGivers franchisee Ramona Streit is featured in this Bloomberg Business article about the importance of social capital among minority women in business.
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July 11, 2014
Greg Wann, owner of Homewatch CareGivers serving Sarasota, FL, was profiled in the Florida Business Observer.
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May 2014
Scott McNabb, owner of Homewatch CareGivers serving Mississauga and Halton, wrote about "Men Who Care" in this Caregiver Solutions article.
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April 30, 2014
Greg Wann, owner of Homewatch CareGivers serving Sarasota, FL, talks about finding his niche in this Entrepreneur.com article.
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April 8, 2014
Caregiving is a two-way street, explains Jennifer Tucker in this Caring.com article about reluctant caregivees.
Read about reluctant caregivees here

March 25, 2014
Scott McNabb of the Mississauga/Halton office talks about male family caregivers in this Thornhill Liberal article.
Read about male family caregivers here

March 2014
Homewatch CareGivers' President, Leann Reynolds, was named one of the 24 Leading Women in Franchising by Franchise Update Magazine.
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March 12, 2014
Homewatch CareGivers has partnered with Wish of a Lifetime to help make senior wishes come true. Read about the granting of a Delaware woman's wish in this Dover Post article.
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March 2014
Small Business Opportunities Magazine included an article about Enterprise Franchising by Jennifer Tucker in this issue.
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February 2014
Read how the face of America's franchise owners is changing. Jennifer Tucker explains the concept of Enterprise Franchising in this article.
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January 2014
Learn about person-centered dementia care in this CARING magazine article by Jette Hogenmiller, PhD and Nicole Brackett, LPN.
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January 21, 2014
Get cold weather safety tips for seniors from Jennifer Tucker in this Retirement Weekly article.
Read the Retirement Weekly article on these cold weather safety tips

January 2014
Jennifer Tucker discusses male family caregivers as an untapped audience in which to market home care services.
Read the Canadian Business Franchise article on the male caregiver audience

December 26, 2013
Fox Business interviewed Jennifer Tucker for their article, "Signs Your Parent Might Need Professional Care."
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November 8, 2013
Homewatch CareGivers is a veteran-founded company that recognizes and values the leadership skills and unique challenges of veterans.
Read about Homewatch CareGivers in Veterans in Franchising

October 31, 2013
Jennifer Tucker is quoted in this article on the expanding role of the male caregiver and offers insight on how our male caregiver community can be a resource.
Read the Caring.com article on the male caregiver

October 17, 2013
The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports on the increasing number of men as caregivers and tells the story of a male caregiver and client of Homewatch CareGivers of Edina, MN.
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October 14, 2013
A Homewatch CareGivers client is featured in the Houston Chronicle,advising others on selecting a caregiver agency and discussing how the Homewatch CareGivers office in Houston, TX provided outstanding care for her mother. VP Jennifer Tucker also provides questions to ask when hiring a caregiver.
Read the story on selecting a caregiver

October 4, 2013
Franchise Owner Scott McNabb was interviewed on the Caregiver’s Living Room Blog about the Male Caregiver Community and offering support to this growing segment of family caregivers.
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October 3, 2013
My Prime Time News, a publication for Colorado Seniors, featured Homewatch CareGivers' proactive tips for preventing falls in the home.
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October 2013
A knowledgeable home care company can benefit individuals living with chronic conditions after they have been discharged from acute care, according to Nicole Brackett, LPN.
Read the Case in Point article

September 25, 2013
Homewatch CareGivers was mentioned in this falls prevention article from Marketwatch.
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September 22, 2013
Dr. Eboni Green, co-founder of Caregiver Support Services and an educator on family caregiving, recently posted an article on examiner.com about empowering caregivers to prevent falls. Dr. Green interviewed our VP of Business Development, Jennifer Tucker, as part of her story.
Read the story on Examiner.com

September 17, 2013
Today's Geriatric Medicine published a story written by our own Home Care Training Specialist, Nicole Brackett, LPN, about how partnerships within the health care continuum can provide more support to those with chronic conditions.
Read the story in Today's Geriatric Medicine

September 13, 2013
The Houston Chronicle wrote a story about fall prevention and talked to Homewatch CareGivers Vice President of Business Development Jennifer Tucker about how to keep people safe.
Read theHouston Chronicle's article on fall prevention

September 9, 2013
The Family Caregiver.com published a story on how to prevent falls written by our director of client care in Ontario.
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August 26, 2013
ChicagoNow.com applauded the achievement of a caregiver from our Homewatch CareGivers office in Northbrook, Ill. after she was named one of 10 Caring Champions by Caring.com.
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August 22, 2013
The Paper featured our Homewatch CareGivers office in The Woodlands, Texas for a program that narrows the gap between caregivers and those who can benefit from dementia care.
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August 2, 2013
Homewatch CareGivers International President Leann Reynolds talked toFranchise Times about the opportunities for home care in the wake of health care reform.
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July 19, 2013
RetirementHomes.com talked to Homewatch CareGivers International's Home Care Training Specialist, Nicole Brackett, on ways for seniors to stay safe while at home.
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May 29, 2013
Jette R. Hogenmiller, PhD, MN, APRN, Executive Director of Quality & Outcomes for Homewatch CareGivers International, talks about how partnerships with home care agencies can limit hospital readmissions in an article in Case in Point Magazine.
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May 2, 2013
The Sun Sentinel talked to Homewatch CareGivers President Leann Reynolds about our Male Caregiver Community in our work to serve the growing number of male caregivers.
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March 5, 2013
Franchising USA magazine published an article by Homewatch CareGivers President Leann Reynolds on male family caregivers and how they are an untapped consumer base for home care.
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March 4, 2013
The Good Men Project, an online website and social community for men, published an article by Homewatch CareGivers President Leann Reynolds on the struggles more and more men face in caring for their loved ones.
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February 12, 2013
MarketWatch, run by The Wall Street Journal, published an article about the cost of providing care for parents. In it, Homewatch CareGivers President Leann Reynolds comments on the cost of home care.
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February 5, 2013
CNN Money featured one of our Franchise Partners, Barry Weber, in a series about men in female-dominated jobs. Barry talks about his history as a caregiver and how much he enjoys helping people.
Read the CNN Money profile

January 2013
CARING magazine, a monthly publication from the National Association for Home Care & Hospice, published two articles authored by Homewatch International staff members. In one, VP Jennifer Tucker discusses how to provide caregiver support for those living with chronic conditions, and in the other, President Leann Reynolds talks about how men are redefining the roles of caregivers.
Read the CARING story about caregiver support for people with chronic conditions
Read the CARING story about men changing the role of caregivers

January 9, 2013
Franchise Times featured Homewatch CareGivers as the first home care company to address issues that men face as male family caregivers.
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December 19, 2012
Professional Patient Advocate Institute (PPAI) published an article about patient-centered dementia care as a way of preserving a high quality of life for people living with dementia and for their families.
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December 17, 2012
Examiner.com interviewed Leann Reynolds and talked to her about the Male Caregiver Community forum and about how men are part of the sandwich generation too.
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November 6, 2012
Provider magazine published an article about how one-size-doesn't fit all when it comes to dementia care and it is important to treat people living with dementia as people so they get customized care.
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November 6, 2012
The American Society on Aging published an article written by our own Jennifer Tucker talking about the importance of person-centered dementia care and how it can help the entire family. Our Pathways to Memory program is a good example of person-centered dementia care.
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October 18, 2012
The Deseret News talked to our Franchise Partner about caring for his mom while she had Alzheimer’s disease and discusses the financial cost dementia care can take on a family.
Read the story in the Deseret News

October 12, 2012
The Wall Street Journal addresses the issues of male caregivers in this article, and Leann Reynolds discusses the Homewatch CareGivers Male Caregiver Community as a resource.
Read the Men at Work WSJ article

September 20, 2012
This USA Today article offers several online resources and tools for family caregivers, including the Homewatch CareGivers online male caregiver community.
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July 2012
Homewatch CareGivers is mentioned in this Reuters article, "Aging Baby Boomers."
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July 11, 2012
U.S. News & World Report features a Homewatch CareGivers client who vacations with her husband, who is living with dementia.
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June 6, 2012
Leann Reynolds, President of Homewatch CareGivers International, is featured on SeniorsForLiving.com. Reynolds’ explains how simple mental stimulation exercises can improve your loved one’s self-esteem and ultimately, enhance their quality of life.
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May 2012
Leann Reynolds writes an article for Case in Point, a publication for case managers, titled “Cognitive Intervention: Giving Hope For People Living With Dementia”
Case in Point May 2012

April 19, 2012
McKnight’s guest column expands upon ways that the government, the health and home care industries, and caregivers are working together to find new ways to care for those living with dementia.
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March 14, 2012
Leann Reynolds, President of Homewatch CareGivers International, writes a guest blog for SeniorsForLiving.com, where she discusses practical tips for living with dementia.
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Press Releases

June 22, 2012
Homewatch CareGivers Expands Services for Florida Seniors Homewatch CareGivers International recently signed a multi-unit franchise agreement to provide coverage in 17 additional territories in South Florida as part of our goal to support the state’s senior population.
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February 15, 2012
Homewatch CareGivers Ranks #10 in Mid-Sized Segment on Franchise Business Review's Top Franchises for 2012 Franchise Business Review (FBR) recently announced the recipients of its 2012 Franchisee Satisfaction Awards, part of a national project that looks at franchisee satisfaction of some of the country’s most popular franchise brands. Homewatch CareGivers was ranked #10 in the Top 50 Mid-Sized Systems, the top slot for senior care services in its size segment.
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