Archive for 2013

One last mission

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (October 30, 2013) — It may have taken over six decades, but Army Scout veteran Herbert Walker can finally say his WWII mission is complete. This August the ResCare HomeCare client and over 30 other WWII veterans flew to Washington, D.C., free of charge, on what has been dubbed the Honor Flight….
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Homestead graduates help students succeed

HOMESTEAD, FL (October 24, 2013) —ResCare Job Corps centers are creating leaders every day and the impact Job Corps students make within their community rarely goes unnoticed. Homestead Job Corps Center graduate Benjamin Borges recently returned to his Alma Mater to visit his mother, Kathia Lounsbury, who is the testing specialist for the center and…
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HomeCare’s Healthy Aging Month attracts South Carolina’s Office of Aging Lieutenant Governor

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (October 17, 2013) — Many ResCare operations strive to make ResCare’s mission known to local and state legislators. It is essential that lawmakers understand the importance of ResCare’s services to individuals in their community. During this year’s Healthy Aging Month, ResCare HomeCare in Charleston invited Lieutenant Governor Glenn McConell, from the Office…
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ResCare caregiver named National Caregiver of the Year

ResCare HomeCare Services caregiver Keli Peebles was recently named national Caregiver of the Year for The Home Care Association of America (HCAOA). Ms. Peeples was selected for the prestigious honor out of a vast pool of candidates from more than 1,300 private duty agencies. Nominees were evaluated based on their demonstration of exemplary commitment, compassion,…
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Veteran’s dreams come true

CHATTANOOGA, TN (October 14, 2013) —This summer, ResCare HomeCare employees and local volunteers teamed with Steps2Hope to make one special veteran’s dream come true. ResCare HomeCare staff first became aware of Mr. Smith’s story through a local news story. They learned that during his first deployment to Afghanistan in 2012, Mr. Smith lost both of…
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Resource Center pulls in money for Special Olympics Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, KY (October 8, 2013) — The ResCare Resource Center came out on top again as the nine-time top fundraising team for this year’s Special Olympics Kentucky (SOKY) Plane Pull. ResCare’s Chief Financial Officer Ross Davison also took top honors as Highest Fundraising Individual. During the event, Team ResCare put their money where their mouth…
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Conference Highlights Future of Long-Term Aging Care in the United States

Summit to showcase revolutionary products that will forever change the aging experience LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 7, 2013) /PRNewswire/ — This November, five of the nation’s biggest aging care providers are collaborating to host an unparalleled assembly of CEOs and other industry leaders committed to transforming thought leadership and innovation in long-term aging care. Called the…
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ResCare celebrates Direct Support Professional appreciation week

NATIONWIDE (October 4, 2013) – ResCare direct support professionals (DSPs) provide assistance every day to the people we serve to ensure they achieve the independence they want and accomplish their dreams. Each year we recognize and celebrate these hardworking individuals for the care they provide and their dedication to the field during DSP Recognition Week….
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ResCare Senior Vice President participates in live radio interview

NATIONWIDE (October 2, 2013) — The National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB) President Ron Painter conducted a radio interview with ResCare Senior Vice President of Workforce Services Diane Rath, an expert on the emerging trend of consolidating workforce agencies nationwide. Before joining ResCare in 2008, Ms. Rath served as the commissioner of the Texas Workforce…
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ResCare HomeCare regional director joins association board

NATIONWIDE (September 23, 2013) — ResCare’s Regional Director of Quality Assurance Jennifer Lopez was elected as Vice President for the Texas Association of Home Care and Hospice (TAHCH) board of directors at their Annual Meeting and Convention in Dallas, Texas. Ms. Lopez has dedicated her home care expertise to ResCare since 2003 and has been…
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