Serving Clovis, Fresno and surrounding areas
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Our History

Senior Helpers of Clovis was proud to join the exceptional team of over 300 other Senior Helpers owners in 2007.  Tiffany was originally drawn to Senior Helpers because of her own experience watching her family all pitch in to care for her grandfather when he was diagnosed with a neurodegenerative disorder.  

During their journey, her family came across a couple of wonderful caregivers who were able to take a lot of the care burden off her family and give them the opportunity to enjoy her grandfather during his final years.  Tiffany knew after that experience she wanted to do for other families what had so generously been done for hers.

Tiffany’s husband, Shaun Phelan was similarly inspired to start providing quality care to the senior population after he witnessed the challenges his family experienced while trying to care for his grandfather. He realized the importance of providing personalized care to the senior population, so that your loved one feels like they are being cared for by someone they can connect with and never a stranger. 

These experiences fueled their combined passion to provide high quality, skilled care in the Fresno area.

In 2009, Shaun and Tiffany hired Irina Parsons as their Director of Operations. Irina has been at the helm of the Clovis office since that time. Shaun, Tiffany and Irina are committed to delivering the best possible in-home care to seniors in the Central Valley community. 

Like every other owner in the Senior Helpers family, we are fully-committed to the original goal of providing dependable and affordable in-home care with well-trained caregivers. Nothing is more important to us than being the best available resource for seniors and families in our community. We believe that our most important calling is to ensure seniors are safe in that we can preserve their dignity and improve their quality of life through our work. 

Due to our on-going dedication to compassionate senior care we have been lucky to serve hundreds of seniors in the Clovis area over the years. At Senior Helpers we are committed to continuing to provide uncompromising levels of care to all our families.

In 2019 Senior Helpers was named a Fortune Magazine Great Place to Work and Best Place to Work in Aging Care Services based on surveys of current employees.

Our process

The first step in the process is a complimentary, initial in-home care assessment with the guidance of our Senior Helpers LIFE ProfileTM and a highly trained Senior Helpers consultant.  This assessment can help you understand the true needs of your loved one using a 5-point data-driven assessment tool, and all your options for determining the best plan of care for your entire family.

In the initial assessment we will cover:

  • Your family's specific goals
  • Personal preferences and individualized needs of your loved one
  • Your loved one's daily plan design and schedule
  • Pricing and payment methods
  • Implementation process
  • Ongoing communication and follow-up plan

Our goal is to serve your family member by providing the highest quality compassionate personalized dependable care. 

Meet the Clovis Team

Tiffany Phelan

Owner

In partnership with her husband Shaun, Tiffany strives to provide compassionate care to seniors and families in the California Central Valley. She has spent 16 years in the home care industry and has a passion for supporting families during the last years of their loved one’s lives. Helping others find the best in-home care possible is the most rewarding thing she has ever done, other than raising her three daughters. When she is not working, you can find her with her daughters at a swim meet, riding their bikes, or having a family dinner with Tiffany’s mother Rachel, who is also a client of Senior Helpers. 

Shaun Phelan

Owner and CFO

Shaun is Owner and CFO of Senior Helpers Clovis. Shaun was drawn to the idea of opening a senior care business after helping his mother care for his ailing grandfather.  He watched as his mother lovingly provided care through the last days of his grandfather’s life and saw the burden that was placed on her. When he learned about in-home care services, he immediately knew that this was his opportunity to make a difference and give back to his community.

Irina Parsons

Director of Operations

Irina has been the Director of Operations at Senior Helpers for 11 years. In that time she has worked with hundreds of seniors, their families, and with professionals in the community to improve safety and quality of life.  For Irina, one of the things she loves the most about what she does is how much she has learned from the Senior Helpers families. They have taught her about patience, empathy and understanding but more importantly, they are a constant reminder of the value of family.  Irina is the proud mother of a 16 year old daughter and spends her time away from the office at the basketball court, watching her daughter play.

Bethany Callison

Director of Client Services

Bethany was drawn to Senior Helpers because of her love of the senior population.  Bethany has spent many years in the medical field where she has learned to be a strong advocate for those who need help and she is proud to be part of an organization that cares so much for the community they serve.  Bethany also oversees all care for all of the Fresno area Veterans and uses our proprietary LIFE Profile tool to drive better outcomes in the post acute setting.  On top of all of this, Bethany is the proud mother of 5 boys—so she can handle just about anything!

Alice Fabel

Care Services Manager

Alice has a strong background in social work, having worked helping at risk populations in the Central Valley for the last five years. She is dedicated to working with the Senior Helpers client’s and their families. Her goal is to assist seniors in the Clovis community to live comfortably and with dignity in their homes for as long as possible. She works in the Clovis office alongside her service dog Sterling. 

Grace Duran

Scheduling Coordinator

Grace brings something special to her scheduling position as she was previously a Senior Helpers caregiver herself. As a caregiver, Grace took great pride in her exceptional skills and service. Due to her dedication she has been able to move into a position of mentorship for our entire care staff.  She has a wonderful ability to connect with our caregivers because she has been in their position, working through many of the same challenges that they may face.  

Avninder (Avni) Khaira

Human Resources Representative

Avni completed her bachelor’s degree at UC Davis in psychology and began working as a mental health worker in a residential facility where she provided compassionate care for vulnerable clients. Working with clients directly and taking care of her own grandparents made her recognize the importance of having a qualified & professional staff. Now, as a Human Resources Representative for Senior Helpers she is able to provide the best care for our clients through our caregivers. Knowing that our senior clients are receiving quality care from a well-trained qualified staff is the most fulfilling and rewarding aspect of this career for Avni. ​

Myrna Tilstra

Weekend Scheduling Coordinator

Myrna has been with Senior Helpers for almost two years as our Weekend Scheduling Coordinator.  Senior Helpers Clovis management team provides supportive care to our clients 24/7.  Part of our commitment to 24/7 care is to have a dedicated member of the team to handle our weekend scheduling needs.  Myrna is there every single weekend to meet the needs of our clients and care staff, no matter what happens.  During the week, when not working, Myrna loves to golf and you can find her on a golf course every Tuesday, enjoying some time outside with her friends. 

Sterling Fabel

Director of Happiness

Sterling Reginald Fabel is a 7 year old Australian Shepherd and service dog to Alice Fabel. He trained extensively for two years to become a service animal and passed the AKC Good Canine Citizenship test in 2015. On his off time Sterling loves playing with stuffed animals, getting belly rubs, and staring longingly at squirrels. His positive attitude makes a wonderful addition to the office and our staff and clients adore him​.  

Areas we serve

Senior Helpers of Clovis provides a full range of senior home care services for you or your loved one—from companionship and housework help, to more complex care services, including disease management, Alzheimer’s and dementia care, Live-In and 24-hour care services.

Our Fresno-area Senior Helpers serves the cities and towns of:

  • Clovis
  • Hanford
  • Tulare
  • Visalia
  • and surrounding towns
  • Fresno