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Meet the Northern Delaware Office

More than 90% of seniors want to age in their own home with dignity but getting the right type of care can seem daunting. At Senior Helpers of Northern Delaware we believe that getting the best care for your loved ones should not be complicated. In 2017 the office was relocated to Christiana where the owners remain committed to delivering the best possible in-home care to seniors in northern Delaware.

We take in-home care seriously and make it a priority to provide the highest level of client service possible. Over the past 11 years we have built an exceptional team of care professionals, each committed to remaining at the forefront of the in-home care industry through our proprietary ongoing training and education programs. 

Our History

Our History

Senior Helpers was founded in 2002 by Tony Bonacuse with the help of Peter Ross after their firsthand experience in caring for their respective family members. Tony and Peter identified a need that was not being filled properly by the other companies. They realized most seniors would prefer to age in their own home rather than move into an unfamiliar institution. Unfortunately, the options available to most seniors were very limited. Most seniors did not have access to well-trained, dependable and affordable in-home care. This was the mission-driven spark that started Senior Helpers.

The first office opened in Baltimore, and quickly developed a reputation for delivering excellent in-home senior care with their well-trained staff of professional caregivers. Based on the success of the Baltimore location, the company began to expand. Over the past 13 years, the Senior Helpers family has grown to include a network of more than 300 locally owned and operated franchises across the United States.

Senior Helpers of northern Delaware was proud to join the system in 2007. Like every other owner, we too 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 have been lucky to serve hundreds of seniors in our community over the years, and we are committed to continuing to provide uncompromising levels of care to all our families.

Our process

Our process

The first step in the process is a complimentary, initial in-home care assessment with a Senior Helpers consultant. This assessment can help you understand the true needs of your loved one, and your options. Together we can discuss their needs, our senior care services and determine what’s best for your entire family.

We will cover:

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

Meet the Northern Delaware Team

Michele Holdsworth

Michele Holdsworth

Director of Operations

Michele Holdsworth has over 30 years’ experience in healthcare management as a Director of Sales and Marketing. Her passion for serving seniors has motivated her to take on a different role other than serving at a community level. Home health is a very valuable and needed service to allow seniors to age in place. She joined Senior Helpers on November 15, 2021 as a Marketing/Office Manager. She has 2 children and 4 grandchildren. She spends most of her free time with family and enjoys cooking and entertaining.

LaNette Miles

LaNette Miles

Scheduler/Office Manager

My name is LaNette Miles and I am the scheduler for the Newark, Delaware office. I was a caregiver for 10 years before I switched to scheduling. I have one 15-year-old daughter. I enjoy line dancing, DIY projects, and thrifting.

Areas We Serve

Senior Helpers of northern Delaware 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, Live-In and 24-hour care services.

Senior Helpers of northern Delaware serves the cities and towns of:

  • Newark
  • Hockessin
  • Edgemoor
  • Bear
  • Claymont
  • Delaware City
  • New Castle
  • Rockland
  • Saint Georges
  • Yorkyln
  • Wilmington

“Lisa is the best thing that has happened to us in years. Senior Helpers is golden in our book.”