Benjamin Bloom PresidentBenjamin Bloom President
Benjamin Bloom is the President of Homewatch CareGivers of Oakland. He started the company in February 2016. Ben is a Bay Area native and third generation in his family to own and operate a business on Broadway in downtown Oakland. He has a BA in Economics and an MBA from UC Davis. Ben has been working with the elderly for over 15 years, spanning several disciplines, including financial advising, caregiving, and volunteering. He has worked in skilled nursing, memory care, assisted living, hospice and spiritual care environments. Ben is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA), Certified in Long-Term Care (CLTC), and has an RCFE Administrator’s certificate. Currently, Ben is on the Boards of Directors for the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center, the Day Break Adult Care Centers, San Francisco Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Las Aguilas de Diablo and the Piedmont Scouting Alumni Association (local Boy Scouts of America alumni groups). When he isn’t running the business or meeting with clients, Ben enjoys watching Movies, handiwork, and gardening.
Leah Bloom Director Community OutreachLeah Bloom Director Community Outreach
Leah Bloom is the Director of Marketing and Community Outreach for Homewatch CareGivers of Oakland and a registered caregiver. Leah grew up in the San Diego area where her family has been in the scrap metal business for three generations. She studied Domestic Violence and Jewish Studies at Hampshire College in Amherst, MA and is a Certified Domestic Violence Counselor. Leah moved to Oakland in 2002 in order to start a program that addresses domestic violence in the Jewish community. Leah continues to be an ardent supporter of peace and social justice and enjoys bringing those principles to her work with elders. In her free-time, Leah enjoys spending time with Ben and their dog Mugs as well as travel, hiking, and gardening.