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Meet the Greater San Antonio 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 Greater San Antonio we believe that getting the best care for your loved ones should not be complicated.  Terri Hooper opened the Senior Helpers San Antonio office in 2016 because of her passion for helping others and her interest in the growing need for in-home care services. Terri is committed to delivering the best possible in-home care to seniors in the San Antonio and surrounding community.

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

Meet Our Team (L to R): Edwina L. King- RN Certified Senior Gems Instructor; Roni Bucey- Dir. Operations South TX and Corpus Christi; Rose Garza- Caregiver Manager; Karen Sites- Office Administrator/Scheduler; Pamela Factor- Dir. Operations Marketing and Sales; Center Front: Terri Hooper- Owner Administrator

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 San Antonio was proud to join the system in 2016.  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.  

Terri Hooper was drawn to Senior Helpers because of the quality services it offers, and the potential to be a part of a company that is known as the first in the industry to provide specialized caregiver training in Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Parkinson’s disease care.

Our team has grown to include 3 team members, and 40 caregivers. 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

Meet the San Antonio Team

Terri Hooper - Owner/Administrator

Terri Hooper - Owner/Administrator

Terri comes from a family of natural caregivers. Her commitment to serving the senior community is inspired by the love and dedication she offered and observed by the selfless individuals who cared for her loved ones throughout her life.

Together with her sister, Rose, and her husband Bill, Terri has expanded the Senior Helpers mission of ensuring a better quality of life for the senior community and their families by providing dependable and affordable in-home care. Terri believes at some point in our lives we all experience what it is like to be a caregiver.

Terri worked at USAA in San Antonio for 17 years in multiple information technology management roles, then as a stay-at-home-mom for 10 years. Excited about returning to the workforce, Terri wanted to make a difference in her community by offering all families solutions to obtain quality senior home care like her loved ones experienced.

Bill D. Hooper - Owner

As an Independent Claims Adjuster, Bill has served thousands of families over the past decade recovering from catastrophic situations. From Hurricane Ike to Superstorm Sandy, the earthquakes in New Zealand and floods of Australia, families have relied on Bill to help them rebuild their homes and lives. Bill’s personal experience as a caregiver for his father when battling cancer enlightened him to the importance of reaching out to the available resources within his community for support.

Bill’s passion for serving the community coupled with his personal caregiving experience is reflected in his role as Director of Business Operations at Senior Helpers. Bill graduated from University of San Antonio with a Bachelors in Business Administration.

In addition to serving in his role at Senior Helpers, Bill owns and manages multiple rental properties, ensuring families have access to quality and affordable homes.

Rose Marie Garza - Caregiver Manager/Office Manager

Rose has 30 extraordinary years of experience as a caregiver. Her devotion to comfort and care touched the lives of hundreds of families throughout her career. Rose truly became an extended family member to many of her clients, and they entrusted her with their loved one’s needs. Rose has “The True Heart of a Caregiver”. In her role as Caregiver Manager at Senior Helpers, Rose ensures each caregiver hired possess the same true heart of caregiving.

Edwina L. King - RN

I have been a registered nurse in San Antonio for over 35 years. My career started as an ICU nurse at Santa Rosa Hospital. I have been employed at various hospitals in San Antonio. It only took a short time to realize I had a love and an affection for the elderly. I opened the first Alzheimer’s wing for Four Seasons Nursing Home in San Antonio.

I worked in home health for quite some time, but I still knew that there was something missing.

In 1986 I was introduced to private care and then it all started to click. I was getting closer to finding the missing piece. It was not just enough to provide the skilled care that the Diabetic client needed, insulin injection, and learning signs and symptoms of low blood sugar. Someone needed to prepare them a nutritious meal, help them with light housekeeping, and so much more that did not require an RN.

In 2011 I felt that it was time to retire…or at least work only a few hours each week. All was going well until I was given a DVD from Senior Helpers. After the first few minutes I knew I wanted to be a part of such a dynamic company. When given the opportunity I accepted the position of Community Liaison and Training Coordinator.

Areas we serve

Senior Helpers Greater San Antonio and surrounding areas 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 Greater San Antonio serves the cities and towns of:

  • San Antonio
  • Helotes
  • Alamo Heights
  • Kerrville
  • Castroville
  • Converse
  • Floresville
  • La Vernia
  • Von Ormy
  • Poteet