We are thrilled to introduce Senior Helpers of Lancaster County to you. Senior Helpers is a nationally recognized professional of in-home senior assistance service. Services offered include Companion Care, Personal Care, and Dementia Specialty care from a few hours a day to 24/7 care. We have the people, resources, systems, and knowledge necessary to make sure our clients get the help they need to enjoy living independently in their homes. Our Caregivers are hired and employed by us, and are thoroughly screened per PA State Licensure guidelines.
Kent Terry, Owner and Director of Operations. Kent is a graduate of Pennsylvania College of Technology (Penn State – Williamsport) and Central Penn College where he earned degrees in Construction Management and Business Management. Kent was also an eight year member of the United States Army Reserve where he served as a Personnel Management Specialist. Throughout his career, Kent has worked in various positions of management including Director of Design and Engineering for ten manufacturing facilities, Eastern Regional Manager overseeing five manufacturing facilities in the Eastern United States, Component Division Manager, and Sales Manager. Kent grew up in the Lancaster County and currently resides in the Ephrata area. Kent enjoys outdoor recreational activities and loves spending time with his wife and 2 children.
Rebekah Terry, Owner and Veteran Coordinator, is utilizing her degree in Accounting to manage the office as well as providing assistance to clients families and caregivers. Rebekah graduated from Central Penn College with an Associates of Science Degree in Accounting. Since graduating from college her work in the healthcare field includes positions at Highmark Blue Shield, Ephrata Community Hospital, and Rothsville Family Practice. She also worked as a Para-educator with Emotional Support Children at Ephrata Area School District. Rebekah grew up in Clinton County, Pennsylvania, but has lived in Lancaster County for the past 15 years. When not working, Rebekah loves to spend time with her husband and two sons.Email Becky at firstname.lastname@example.org
Penny Gockley, Scheduling Manager, has 25 plus years in Office Management, Customer Service & Scheduling. Penny has previously worked at United Zion, Maple Farms and since a child has been involved with Senior Activities as well as taking care of her grandparents. She has lived in Lancaster County all her life. In her free time she loves to spend time with her 2 children, daughter-in-law, and four grandchildren. She loves to go Cruising on vacation. Email Penny at email@example.com
Ausialee Breisch, Client Services Coordinator utilizes her knowledge as a former Senior Helpers caregiver and her previous experience working with the public in the pharmaceutical industry as a certified pharmacy technician. She assists with and develops client services and community relations. Ausialee has lived in Lancaster County since 2009 after moving from Bloomsburg, PA where she grew up. While outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband, pet rabbit and fish.
Pat Kauffman, Office & Scheduling Assistant, has worked in the Customer Service and Scheduling field for several years. Pat has lived in Lancaster County all her life. She loves working with seniors and took care of her in-laws so they could age in place. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her son.
Carol Anne Frees, On Call Coordinator, has been with Senior Helpers as a caregiver and the on call caregiver since October 2013. Carol Ann has lived in Lancaster County all her life and enjoys volunteering in the community and spending time with family.
Stephanie Hertzog, Client Services Coordinator utilizes her knowledge as a former Senior Helpers caregiver and her previous experience working with the public in health care at Ephrata Community Hospital. This past experience will help her to provide a better quality of life for our clients and their families. Stephanie was born and raised in Ephrata. Stephanie now lives in Akron with her two children. In Stephanie’s free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends. Stephanie enjoys outdoor activities, sports, teaching youth classes and volunteering in the community.
Chris Boyer, Caregiver Coordinator, has worked as a teacher’s aid, summer camp director and in catering. Chris brings a strong passion for helping others and comes with experience in having cared for her parents during their illnesses. Chris grew up in Lancaster County and currently resides in the Ephrata Area. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Sonya Hoover, Sonya Hoover, Caregiver Recruiter/Ambassador comes to us with many years of experience in caregiving and training. Helping people and trying to make their lives better has always been a passion of hers. Her motto is: you can always learn something from every senior you talk to. She lives locally with her fiancé and two children. She loves road trips, hiking, reading, movies, board games, and most of all family time.
We are very excited to bring Senior Helpers to Lancaster County and look forward to providing our neighbors and their families with the best dependable, consistent, and affordable non-medical senior care services, so you or your loved one can get the help they need to enjoy living independently at home. Please call us at (717) 738-0588 to schedule your free in-home assessment where we can meet and learn more about you and your loved ones needs.
Senior Leadership by Ephrata Review - April 2, 2014 (click to read full article)
It is an organization and local office firmly entrenched with local roots. And, as the Ephrata Senior Helpers branch celebrates its one-year anniversary, it has not forgotten what’s important....