Archive for 2011

Finding the right home care for our aging relatives or loved ones

ResCare Senior Director Shelle Womble discusses options available for helping seniors live as independently as possible and shares information about educational seminars on dementia and related illnesses. Watch the video at

ResCare HomeCare Senior Director published in CARING Magazine

(LOUISVILLE, KY) – Shelle Womble, ResCare HomeCare Senior Director, has been published in CARING Magazine. Her article, Private Duty Equals Custom Care, appears in the March 2011 issue. Read the article here. The full March 2011 publication can be found for free online at

Seniors’ rising desire to “age in place” is driving innovation

Cameras, sensors, and video chat allow caregivers of seniors to be hundreds of miles away and still help care for their loved one. The Christian Science Monitor examines how innovation is helping solve new challenges and cater to a booming elderly population.

ResCare HomeCare Employee Honored as Best in Country by National Private Duty Association

(CEDAR RAPIDS, IA) – When a devastating flood hit Cedar Rapids, IA, Tina Hartson and her family lost everything – the family home, her husband’s job and the money to replace the home and belongings her husband, children, father-in-law and pets all shared. Despite her personal turmoil, Ms. Hartson never missed a day of work…
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ResCare Announces New Board Chairman and Director Chairman Ron Geary Retires

(LOUISVILLE, KY) – ResCare, Inc. (“ResCare”) today announced the election of James H. Bloem as Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Bloem succeeds Ronald G. Geary, who served as ResCare’s Board chair since 1992. Mr. Bloem is Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Humana, Inc., a Louisville-based health and supplemental…
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TV Tokyo profiles ResCare’s Rest Assured® for Japanese audiences

Viewers of TV Tokyo in Japan learned how to help their loved ones stay at home and age in place with ResCare’s Rest Assured® telecare services. Watch the story.

Technology offers elderly many home care options for living more healthy and independent lives

Remote medical and home care services using technology to keep people healthy, safe and more independent are on the rise, including ResCare’s Rest Assured® telecare system. Read more about it on Angie’s List.

Meet ResCare’s Nominees for the 2011 Direct Service Professional of the Year Award

ANCOR, the national association for providers of services to people with developmental and other disabilities, annually honors one Direct Support Professional from each state along with a National DSP of the Year for exemplifying the high calling of the profession. This year ResCare operations nominated 48 Direct Service Professionals who provide outstanding service to the…
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