Senior Helpers Central Texas -  Compassionate Senior Care throughout Central Texas

Senior Helpers Central Texas proudly serves Austin, Round Rock, Lakeway, Cedar Park, Pflugerville, Georgetown and surrounding areas with professional and compassionate in-home care for elder adults. Whether your family needs us for a few hours or around the clock, we'll always provide the kind of quality and responsive care that lets your senior loved one enjoy living independently at home. Contact us today, and let us tailor a care plan for your unique needs.

Thanks to our responsiveness, dependability, and personal care, Senior Helpers Central Texas has become one of the most trusted and distinguished providers of in home senior care services in the Region.

 

 

Senior Helpers Central Texas offers a variety of services, including Alzheimer’s and dementia care, personal and companion care, senior care management and evaluation, surgery assistance, sitter services, veterans services, and much more. Our compassionate senior services make it possible for the elderly to maintain as much of their independence as possible. Our at home care takes into account each family’s need for straightforward and reliable information about elderly care and the necessity for confidence in the quality of the caregivers working in their homes. By providing appropriate in home care and companionship, we lift the spirits not only of the elderly, but of the family caregiver as well.

 

At Senior Helpers Central Texas, we strive to provide the best in-home care, elderly care, and companion care so that seniors can live happy and healthy lives at home while maintaining their independence. Contact us today, and see how Senior Helpers can serve the needs of your family and senior loved one.

 

 

Senior Helpers Staff and Owners

 

Moire Hayes

Owner & Director of Client Care

Moire is passionate about providing the best care to her clients. Moire brings over 20 years experience in Case Management to Senior Helpers where she applies that knowledge to tailor care plans to meet each client's unique needs. Moire teaches groups and trains our Caregivers on our Senior Gems approach to helping clients and their families deal with the issues & opportunities associated with dementia and Alzheimer's. She enjoys cooking and traveling to new places. Her name is pronounced: "More-Ahh".


 

Frank Hayes

Owner & President

Frank runs the business operations of Senior Helpers. As a veteran of the United States Navy Submarine Service, Frank is dedicated to providing our Nation's aging Veterans with the care that they so richly deserve. Prior to owning Senior Helpers, Frank served in various executive positions (CEO, CMO, Product Marketing & Engineering) in the High Technology Industry. Frank is a graduate of Texas A&M University (BSEE) and New Hampshire College (MBA). Frank is an experienced Scuba Diver and also competes in triathlons to stay in shape.

 

Katie Hayes

Director of Operations

Katie has been with Senior Helpers since 2009. Katie is charged with running our office operations and making sure that all schedules are filled with the best Caregivers. Katie has developed many programs to make sure Senior Helpers has the Caregiver capacity to fill any client need at any time! She developed Senior Helpers' unique Caregiver On-Call Program to ensure we have Caregivers available around the clock. Katie loves cats, enjoys baking and A&M tailgating [Gig'Em]. She really loves the Holiday Season too and still believes in Santa Clause!

 

Victoria Bovard, RN

Victoria has more than 25 years experience in nursing and geriatrics in the Austin and Central Texas area. She reviews and performs client assessments and recommends the appropriate plan of care for Senior Helpers' clients.  Victoria's expertise is in dementia and hospice care and she facilitates Alzheimer's family support groups throughout Central Texas. Victoria routinely coordinates
community education programs for family caregivers and healthcare professionals.

 

Mimi Dorsey

Client Care Manager, LVN

Mimi has almost 20 years nursing experience, specializing in geriatric care.   Mimi is a mother of 5 with 5 grandchildren. Two children are still at home.  One daughter is a school teacher, one son is a Petroleum Engineer and Author and another son is in the Marine Corps stationed at Okinawa, Japan, HooRah!  Mimi is an active volunteer with the local Chamber of Commerce,  American Legion and Austin Area Food Bank. Mimi believes our Seniors deserve to be treated with honor, dignity and respect and that we each have a lesson to learn from them if we take the time to listen.

 

Brett Behrend

Client Care Manager

Brett has been with Senior Helpers since 2010 and is our Veterans Specialist. Brett works with veterans and their families to determine if they qualify for the VA Special Monthly Pension - often referred to as Aid & Attendance. Brett works with families to make sure our elderly clients receive the care they need, they all love Brett because he is so easy to talk to. Brett is a graduate of Texas A&M University and runs a cattle ranch with his family just East of Austin.

 

David Hayes

Client Care Liaison & Partner Development

David has been with Senior Helpers since 2010 and develops relationships with partner health care organizations throughout the Austin Texas metro area. Most seniors and their family members are not aware that coordination of care between Rehabs, Home Health, Hospice and private Home Care is an important function that directly impacts the overall health of the senior. David makes sure that all parts come together to deliver the best outcome for our clients. David is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire. He is an Ironman - having completed the Ironman Triathlons in Houston and Louisville. His biggest challenge is keeping Frank in Triathlon shape!

 

Jessica Bekka, PHR

Human Resource Manager

Jessica is dedicated to finding only the best Caregivers for our Clients! Jessica is a Certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR). The certification, awarded by the Human Resource Certification Institute,  signifies that individuals possess the theoretical knowledge and practical experience in human resource management necessary to pass a rigorous examination demonstrating a mastery of the body of knowledge in the field. Jessica is the proud mother of two school-aged boys. She enjoys hanging with her boys and exploring Austin.

 

 Barbara Williams

Client Intake & Community Resources

Barbara explains our services to those Seniors or family members who call to inquire about care. Barbara enjoys working with clients and elder residents in communities because it is close to her heart after taking care of her parents during many years of their failing health.  Prior to joining the Senior Helpers' team, Barbara spent 15 years at American Medical Response (AMR) as their governmental relations director. Barbara has 2 children and 4 grandchildren. She loves to travel, especially cruises to warm places (like the Caymans). 

 

Barbara Spencer

Office Administrator

Barbara has over 20 years experience in Office Administration. She is usually the first person you talk to on the phone or see in person when you contact Senior Helpers. Barbara has impeccable customer service skills and it is her main priority to make you feel like one of our family. Barbara loves to garden and has a special place in her heart for animals. Barbara also makes Mosaic Stained Glass art.

 

Christy Cocker

Scheduling Coordinator

Christy has one of the busiest jobs at Senior Helpers - making sure more than 5,000 hours per week of schedules are filled with the best caregivers. Quite a daunting task indeed! Christy is the proud mom of a United States Navy Sailor! She also has a daughter in Pharmacy School. Christy enjoys scrapbooking and paper crafting when not filling shifts with Senior Helpers.

 

Katie Millsap

Operations Assistant

Katie keeps all Senior Helpers' information organized. Everything from Time Sheets to Insurance Claims! Katie is currently obtaining a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science and applying those skills towards our office organization and information flow. Katie enjoys playing soccer with the adult women's league and volunteering her time at church.

 

Sara Sheward

HR Assistant

Sara interviews Senior Helpers' prospective Caregivers to make sure that they are a good fit for our clients. Sara has worked with Senior Helpers for a number of years in this capacity as well as being one of our best Caregivers. Because she is a Certified Nurse Aide [CNA] and has the knowledge of what Senior Helpers is looking for when hiring caregivers, you can be confident that our Caregivers are the Best! Sara is a proud mother of 2 boys. She enjoys spending time with her family and doing outdoor activities. Sara's goal is to complete her education in nursing! 

 

Senior Helpers has taken a bold step by telling the world that age does not erase hopes and dreams. And by implementing the Virtual Dementia Tour companywide, Senior Helpers has further demonstrated its commitment to those it serves. Senior Helpers is proud to support Second Wind Dreams® on this mission by encouraging donations, raising awareness, and sensitizing the world to dementia as a corporate partner.

What is the Virtual Dementia Tour?

Learning to create a positive environment for those with dementia can only come from attempting to walk in their shoes. Created by P.K. Beville, a specialist in geriatrics, this valuable, easy to follow experiential tour is designed to instill hope in professional and family caregivers, providing them with a tool to move from sympathy to empathy and better understand the behaviors and needs of their loved ones and patients.

Interested in learning how you can bring the Virtual Dementia Tour to you?

Contact us today to help us and you learn more about changing the perspective on aging!

"Until There’s a Cure, Take The Tour!"