Senior Helpers(R) of San Gabriel Valley Announces Globally Renowned Dementia Trainer as New Franchise Owner

ARCADIA, Calif., March 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- "We are proud to announce Ms. Erskine is the new owner of Senior Helpers of San Gabriel Valley," said Chris Buitron, Vice President of Marketing. "Kathryn's background, along with her commitment to providing the highest quality education and training to her caregivers and the families they serve, makes her a strong addition to the Senior Helpers family. We welcome her and her experience to the team."

Erskine joins Senior Helpers with over 25 years of university-level experience as an education specialist, where she trained teachers to recognize and understand the unique learning attributes and needs of each student. She plans to apply these skills to her caregiver training programs in order to ensure the best quality training experience available at Senior Helpers. "The difference between a good caregiver and an exceptional caregiver comes down to the type of training and education they've received," said Erskine. "Senior Helpers trains and certifies their caregivers to provide personalized Alzheimer's and dementia care as well as Parkinson's disease care. Being able to provide this type of exceptional training to my caregivers based on their individual learning preferences will ensure our clients receive the best care available."

As the new owner of Senior Helpers of San Gabriel Valley, Kathryn Erskine relocated to Southern California from England. She brings with her a passion to improve the quality of life and care for seniors in the community. "As the global awareness of Alzheimer's and other dementias increase year after year, I firmly believe that well trained, well prepared, and caring and compassionate caregivers are a necessity to assist families in keeping their aging loved ones at home." Erskine continues, "I'm proud to bring my experience and expertise to San Gabriel Valley and look forward to serving the seniors and their families in this community."

Those interested in learning more about Senior Helpers of San Gabriel Valley can call (626) 241-1348 or visit online at

About Senior Helpers: Senior Helpers is one of the largest in-home senior care companies in the U.S. with over 240 franchised businesses operating across the country. Founded in 2001 with a vision to help seniors who wish to remain in their homes despite age-related illnesses and mobility challenges, Senior Helpers has now cared for tens of thousands of seniors with a pledge to provide "care and comfort at a moment's notice." Senior Helpers offers a wide range of personal care and companion services, including trained Alzheimer's, dementia and Parkinson's care, to assist seniors who wish to live independently.

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Source: Senior Helpers