At Seniors Helping Seniors® Shenango Valley, we have a passion for meeting the needs of seniors in a way that provides both dignity and a sense of camaraderie. Our owner(s) Rob and Elizabeth McGoff firmly believe we can do that through serving seniors in our community, which includes: the counties of Mercer, Lawrence, Crawford, and surrounding communities.
Robert and Elizabeth McGoff are owners among the Seniors Helping Seniors® franchise, providing care throughout Mercer, Lawrence, and Crawford Counties. Seniors Helping Seniors® in-home services matches like-minded caregivers, who intimately understand the aging process, with individuals in need of assistance in order to continue living independently. Care receivers get the benefit of a companion that is qualified to care for them and carefully chosen based on their compatibility. Caregivers not only have a reason to stay active, but also get paid while building friendships.
“Not everyone is fortunate enough to have a large family that lives down the street. The population in our area is decreasing, but the senior population is increasing. Younger families are moving away for jobs, which creates a real need for this kind of compassionate care, allowing those that need a little extra help to receive it in the comfort of their own homes as long as possible,” said Robert, Seniors Helping Seniors® Shenango Valley Owner.
Robert and Elizabeth, currently living in the house that Elizabeth’s grandparents lived in, were searching for a fulfilling career path. Elizabeth’s own experience caring for her grandfather after her grandmother’s passing, as well as Robert’s close relationship to his grandparents, including a Nazi Concentration Camp survivor and 20 year Alzheimer patient, showed them both the value in the services provided by caregivers.
“We wanted a business where we would be able to make a livelihood while doing something fulfilling, something that our children could look up to, something that would make a difference in our lives and the lives of others,” said Elizabeth, Seniors Helping Seniors® Shenango Valley Owner. Elizabeth and Robert have 3 daughters, Isabella, Gabriella, and Mirabella.
Robert and Elizabeth believe in giving back to the community. Robert serves on the Meals on Wheels board of directors and is also a volunteer driver. He is also on the Mercer County Human services council. Elizabeth serves on the Glamorous Gutless Girls board of directors which is a local non-profit for girls with Inflammatory bowel disease.
Our Seniors Helping Seniors® Core Values
We match seniors who need a hand with mature, active women and men who have a passion for helping others. Seniors Helping Seniors® in-home care services was founded in 1998 with two simple ideas:
- Seniors can help each other age more happily and gracefully.
- Seniors who give, and those who receive, benefit equally.
- An experienced, reliable resource for seniors who want to stay in their own homes.
- In-home care, companionship, and services from seniors who enjoy helping others.
- Reasonable hourly rates for seniors who want care and companionship.
- Reasonable hourly wages to seniors who want to provide these services.
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About Our Founders
Seniors Helping Seniors® in-home care service was co-founded by Kiran and Philip Yocom in order to realize Kiran’s personal mission of providing care for those who can’t care for themselves. Before coming to the United States from India, Kiran worked with Mother Teresa for 14 years.
How We've Grown
From our roots in Pennsylvania, and our first match in 1998, Seniors Helping Seniors® in-home services has grown to include hundreds of locations in the US and Internationally. We continue to grow and evolve, adding new services to better assist seniors and refining our caregiver training as new industry best practices come to light.
To keep pace with a rapidly growing senior population, we’re actively seeking Seniors Helping Seniors® franchise partners in open markets.