Winner will receive free meals for a month from PeachDish, a nutritious meal delivery service
MARCH 2, 2017 – BOSTON – Seniorlink, Inc, a scalable care management solutions company, announced that Georgia resident Teri Defilippo has been selected as the first winner of the “Thank You Caregiver Nation” contest. Teri, a caregiver for over 15 years, cares for her sister with developmental disabilities and her mother with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was nominated for the contest by her friend Cheri, who is inspired by Teri’s commitment to her family.
As a company committed to supporting and honoring caregivers, Seniorlink launched the “Thank You Caregiver Nation” contest to recognize the tireless efforts of caregivers nationwide. Having received over 1,200 inspirational contest submissions from 47 states, Seniorlink will randomly select one caregiver each month through November 2017. Each winner will receive free meals for a month from PeachDish, a nutritious meal delivery service, in an effort to help alleviate the stress and burden of meal-planning and allow them to spend more time taking care of themselves and their loved ones at home.
“At Seniorlink, we are constantly inspired by the remarkable work caregivers do and are committed to providing them with the support they deserve,” said Tom Riley, CEO of Seniorlink, Inc. “This contest was born from the idea that caregivers deserve to be recognized for their commitment; we are moved by Teri’s story and by the 44 million caregivers in our nation like her.”
The “Thank You Caregiver Nation” contest launched in November 2016 in celebration of National Family Caregivers Month. To kick off the campaign, Seniorlink partnered with celebrity chef Tiffani Faison of Top Chef fame to surprise Vera Siciliano, a caregiver to her mother Evelyn, with a home-cooked barbeque meal.
“The love and kindness I witnessed in Vera’s family inspired me and lit my heart in a unique and lasting way,” said Tiffani. “I am so honored to have been able to get to know them a little and spend some time with them; Vera showed me that caregivers are truly everyday heroes.”
For future contest updates, please visit www.tycaregivers.com.
Seniorlink builds scalable care management solutions that combine care collaboration technology with the most reliable and trusted resource for care delivery: activated caregivers. Our goal in supporting caregivers is to drive high-quality care and better outcomes at a lower cost across the health care system. Seniorlink's unique in-home care management solution, Caregiver Homes, dedicates experienced care teams to work alongside caregivers and their families, offering coaching and support at every step. This model, known as Structured Family Caregiving, was the first home and community-based service in the nation to receive the National Committee for Quality Assurance's (NCQA) highest level of Accreditation for Case Management and is the only NCQA approved provider for case management in all six states where it operates today.
To address care management needs across the care management spectrum, Seniorlink launched Vela, a HIPAA-secure care collaboration platform designed to allow all members of a patient's care team to communicate seamlessly. In combining this novel technology with a proven model for care management, Seniorlink offers a broad range of solutions to plan, deliver, and coordinate care efficiently for any patient population. To learn more, go to www.seniorlink.com and follow us on Twitter @SeniorlinkInc.
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