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Meet the Fort Myers 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 Fort Myers - Cape Coral we believe that getting the best care for your loved ones should not be complicated. Manuel Chavez opened the Senior Helpers Fort Myers - Cape Coral office because of his passion for helping others and his interest in the growing need for in-home care services. Manuel is committed to delivering the best possible in-home care to seniors in the Fort Myers - Cape Coral community.

We take in-home care very seriously and make it a priority to provide the highest level of client service possible. Over the past 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

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 that 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 Fort Myers - Cape Coral was proud to join the system. 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 Fort Myers - Cape Coral Team

Manuel Chavez

Manuel Chavez




Wendy Del Salto

Wendy Del Salto

Owner/Director of Operations
Caregiver of the Month | July 2024

Caregiver of the Month | July 2024

🌟 Caregiver of the Month: Lina Davenport! 🌟

We are thrilled to honor Lina Davenport as our Caregiver of the Month! Lina went above and beyond while taking care of one of our veterans. When a snake approached them by the pool, Lina didn't hesitate. She quickly grabbed a broom and courageously protected our client, even ending up in the pool herself! Soaking wet but relieved, Lina ensured our client’s safety, and his family couldn’t be prouder of her—neither could we.

To commemorate this brave and selfless act, our team created a special drawing, awarded her the Caregiver of the Month, and gifted her a new pair of Senior Helpers flip flops for her next poolside adventure!

Thank you, Lina, for your incredible dedication and heroic efforts. You truly embody the spirit of Senior Helpers!

Areas We Serve

Senior Helpers Fort Myers - Cape Coral 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 Fort Myers - Cape Coral serves the cities and towns of:

  • Fort Myers
  • Cape Coral
  • Fort Myers Beach
  • North Fort Myers
  • Lehigh Acres
  • Punta Gorda
  • Sanibel
  • Captiva