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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

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

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!

Meet the York, PA Team

Bobbi Emanuel

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.

Billie Hawkes

Billie Hawkes

Care Manager

Billie Hawkes was raised in Brogue, PA, currently resides 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

Nicole Wilson

Scheduling Coordinator

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.

Amanda Viands

Amanda Viands

Community Liaison

Amanda joined Senior Helpers in February of 2020 as Community Liason. Her passion for working with seniors started in high school when she worked a summer job at a personal care community. After studying Neuroscience Research at Temple University she became even more dedicated to the senior population – especially those with neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s Parkinson’s and stroke. After serving in continuing care communities for 7 years, she’s decided to expand her experience and knowledge by working in Home Care. Her position allows her to serve many more families on their journey to find the right care for them as well as connect with businesses and individuals with her same passion for ethical and quality senior care. In addition to her position with Senior Helpers, Amanda volunteers with the Alzheimer’s Association and community theaters, takes boxing classes, and loves to spend time with her fiancé and family anywhere outdoors.

Sherri Crones

Sherri Crones

HR Recruiter/Trainer

Sherri has worked in health care since 1998. She has experience in many areas of health care from being a home care aide, scheduler and a hiring manager.  She has worked for both nonprofits and for profits companies. Sherri has an associate’s degree in Business and a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources.  She enjoys helping people and making a difference.  When Sherri is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her three children and her Fiancé.

Daniel Hawkes

Field Operations Coordinator

Daniel has worked in Elder Care Services for 20+ years. Originally as a Certified Nursing Assistant. He then transferred into a management role in 2006 with a local non-profit. Daniel has taken numerous trainings to broaden his knowledge about the care we provide, he is always on top of industry changes, industry standards, and State and Federal Regulations.Outside of the office Daniel enjoys time with his significant other, Christian, his cat Prance and traveling as time permits. Daniel is also fluent in American Sign Language and has a passion for Diversity and Inclusion.


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

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