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Meet the Greater Akron-Medina 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 Greater Akron-Medina we believe getting the best care for your loved ones should not be complicated. Jen Biscan leads the Greater Akron-Medina office because of her passion for helping others and her interest in the growing need for in-home care services. Jen is committed to delivering the best possible in-home care to seniors in the 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 10 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 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. They 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 17 years, the Senior Helpers family has grown to include a network of more than 300 locally owned and operated offices across the United States.

Senior Helpers of Greater Akron-Medina was proud to join the system in 2008. 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.

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, 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 Team

Patricia Pasadyn

Patricia Pasadyn

Tonya Maag

Tonya Maag

CPD Client Services
Chelle Hammond

Chelle Hammond

CPD Client Services
Ashley Sumskis

Ashley Sumskis

Kristine Rosenfeld

Kristine Rosenfeld

RN, CPHN, CDP Director of Nursing

Areas We Serve

Senior Helpers of Greater Akron-Medina 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 Greater Akron-Medina serves the cities and towns of:

  • Akron
  • Bath
  • Fairlawn
  • Copley
  • Sharon Center
  • Medina
  • Wadsworth
  • Norton
  • Portage Lakes
  • Lakemore
  • Ellet
  • Mogadore
  • Chapel Hill
  • North Hill
  • West Akron
  • Highland Square
  • Wallhaven
  • Tallmadge
  • Stow
  • Cuyahoga Falls