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Meet the York, PA 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 York, PA we believe that getting the best care for your loved ones should not be complicated. Our staff has a passion for helping others and our interest in the growing need for in-home care services.  We are committed to delivering the best possible in-home care to seniors in our community.

We take in-home care 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

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 York, PA was proud to join the system in 2008.  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

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

You can count on the workers to be there....they are helpful and do what they say they will do and their attitudes are always pleasant ... very happy with this service and your workers. Thank you!

Client | York, PA

Meet the York, Pa Team

Bobbi Emanuel

Owner/President

Bobbi Emanuel joined Senior Helpers in 2007 as Director of HR for a previous franchise owner and purchased their 2 territories in 2010.  She is now the owner of 3 Senior Helpers territories in Central and South Central Pennsylvania. Bobbi holds a Master’s Certificate in Human Resources from Villanova University and has more than 40 years in the HR field.

Bobbi is passionate about educating her staff, and the community at large, in order to form a stronger and more knowledgeable advocacy for Seniors.

John Emanuel

Vice President

John purchased Senior Helpers in 2010 along with Bobbi. Previously, John worked for Anderson Logistics for 30 years. Though his role in the home care industry was uncertain in the beginning, John has found his niche diving into the financial reporting side of the business. He also enjoys chatting with our clients during occasional transportation assignments.

John enjoys history, sports-especially Notre Dame football, and spending time at the beach.

Billie Hawkes

Care Manager

Billie Hawkes- raised in Brogue, Pa , currently residing in Yorkana. Billie found her love of helping others when she started as a PCA after graduating from Red Lion High School. She later broadened her experience in health care as a Rehab aide where she worked along a team of Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapists. She joined our Senior Helpers team as a caregiver in the winter of  2009. In 2017, she transitioned into the office and is currently the Care Manager in the York office.

Outside of work Billie enjoys spending time outdoors with her Husband Michael and two sons Zachary and Kaleb. 

Nicole Wilson

Scheduling Coordinator

Nicole Wilson – Scheduling Coordinator – photo attached

Nicole Wilson first joined Senior Helpers as a caregiver in 2012.  She is now the Scheduling Coordinator of the York Office.  Nicole has been a caregiver for all ages since she started her first job at the age of 12 when she worked weekends and summers at a camp for Inner City Children.  She attended classes through HACC of Lancaster for Early Childhood Development but has since changed her focus to helping Seniors.

Nicole grew up in Southern York County and continues to reside there with her fiancé and their blended family of 5 children.  Nicole enjoys sketching, painting and has passed down a passion for music to her children that has her happily spending her free time going to the various practices, competitions and events they are performing in.


Communication is wonderful. Staff are pleasant and easy to work with. Caregivers are knowledgeable and caring.

Dorothy S. | York, PA

Areas we serve

Senior Helpers York, PA 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 York, PA serves the cities and towns of:

  • York
  • Manchester
  • Dallastown
  • Red Lion