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Meet the Adrian 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 Adrian we believe getting the best care for your loved ones should not be complicated. Faye Molitor and Sheila Doeden opened the Senior Helpers Adrian office because of their passion for helping others and their interest in the growing need for in-home care services. Faye and Sheila are committed to delivering the best possible in-home care to seniors in the Adrian community.

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

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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 Adrian 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.  

Faye and Sheila were drawn to Senior Helpers because of their own experience of caring for senior members of their families.

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

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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, review 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 Adrian Team

Faye Molitor

Faye Molitor

Co-owner and Executive Director

Faye Co-Owns the business and is the Executive Director of Senior Helpers Ann Arbor and Adrian. Having cared for both of her parents thru end of life understands the importance of the services that Senior Helpers provides and is passionate about helping others. Faye manages both offices, assesses clients and works with caregivers and is our community educator. In addition Faye is involved with and volunteers her time for the Ann Arbor Meals on Wheels.

Sheila Doeden

Sheila Doeden

Co-Owner and Director of Community Relations

As a Co-Owner and Director of Community Relations for Senior Helpers, Sheila works with other community partners educating them about services for seniors. Sheila enjoys talking with families of prospective clients, helping them find resources and providing quality care. Sheila has worked with the aging population for over 25 years and in addition has cared for elderly family members as well. She has a Bachelor’s Degree from Eastern Michigan University in Health Administration.

Teresa Madyun

Teresa Madyun

Client Care Coordinator

Client Care Coordinator for Senior Helpers, Teresa monitors all client and caregiver schedules. She maintains communication with our caregivers to arrange quality services and care for our clients. She also assists with communicating with our clients families, so they can feel confident entrusting the care of their loved ones into our hands. Teresa uses her 18 years of teaching experience to help train and guide caregivers on how to best care for our clients. Teresa has had a love for working with youth, but after caring for an elderly family member found a new love for seniors. Teresa is a Teacher with the Ann Arbor Public Schools and has earned a BS from Eastern Michigan University with a major in Mathematics and a MA from the University of Michigan in Teaching.

Elisabeth Harris RN

Elisabeth Harris RN

Registered Nurse

Elisabeth is the RN on staff with Senior Helpers. As a Nurse Consultant she regularly instructs caregivers and the internal staff in areas on homecare. She also does in home assessments for long term care insurance companies and addresses any clinical needs our clients may have.

As a graduate of Henry Ford Hospital School of Nursing, Elisabeth has experience as a general duty staff Nurse, in Obstetrics and as an Operating Room Supervisor. Prior to her formal retirement at Promedica Bixby Hospital in Adrian- she was the Hospital Manager on the night shift for 16 years. She, along with many others was involved in the first computer installation at Bixby for the entire hospital. She did training in total quality management for nursing. Elisabeth was licensed as an E.M.T. during her time at Bixby and is certified in C.P.R.

  Annette A. Apple, M.A

Annette A. Apple, M.A

Client Care Coordinator

As a Client Care Coordinator for Senior Helpers Annette is excited about Learning and Growing with the Company. Annette completed her Medical Assisting course in 2006. She had always loved working in the Medical Field, especially with the elderly. Her Dad was recently Diagnosed with Dementia and this makes her even more want to learn about his condition, so she can help him and others that maybe dealing with this. She resides in Milan with her Husband of 11 years. They have 5 Children and 4 Grandchildren. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family, Baking and riding four wheelers in Northern WI.

Areas we serve

Senior Helpers Adrian 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 Adrian serves the cities and towns of:

  • Addison
  • Adrian
  • Allen
  • Blissfield
  • Camden
  • Clayton
  • Deerfield
  • Hillsdale
  • Hudson
  • Jasper
  • Lenawee
  • Litchfield
  • Manitou Beach
  • Morenci
  • North Adams
  • Onsted
  • Osseo
  • Palmyra
  • Pittsford
  • Reading
  • Sand Creek
  • Tecumseh
  • Waldron