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InnovAge Acquires Home Care Provider

InnovAge Home Care, an InnovAge affiliate, is proud to announce its recent acquisition of Caring Hands, Inc., a skilled home care agency that has provided services for clients in Estes Park and surrounding areas since 2002. Headquartered in Denver, InnovAge is a family of organizations that serves as the comprehensive resource for Colorado’s aging population. Under a newly announced name, InnovAge (formerly Total Community Options, Inc.) provides a full spectrum of services to enable older adults to live independently in their homes and communities.

As of January 26, 2012, Caring Hands became InnovAge Home Care North. The acquisition of Caring Hands adds skilled home care to the portfolio of InnovAge services. Under this new ownership, the current office in Estes Park will remain open and the staff will continue to provide the highest quality of care to clients.

InnovAge Home Care currently serves more than 450 clients, providing in-home services, information and support to help people live safely in the comfort of their own homes as they age. The InnovAge Home Care team of 372 staff in Colorado offers an extensive range of home services including 24 hour care, skilled care, personal care assistance such as help dressing, bathing, grooming and with incontinence needs; meal preparation; light housekeeping and chores; medication reminders; transportation to medical appointments, shopping and other errands; assistance at appointments; post-hospital care; and private pay transportation for individuals who can transfer into a car with minimal help.

“This is a proud and exciting time of expansion for InnovAge Home Care. We are honored to continue the important work Caring Hands has done in the Estes Park community and beyond,” said Maureen Hewitt, president and CEO of InnovAge. 

“We are committed to increasing access to the best care options available for seniors in Colorado and nationwide. The acquisition of Caring Hands strengthens our organization’s ability to serve a wide and growing aging population through the addition of skilled home care.”

About InnovAge Home Care
InnovAge Home Care (formerly Seniors! Inc.) has been serving Colorado since 1969 and has offices in Denver, Thornton, Pueblo, and Canon City. Now, through the acquisition of Caring Hands, InnovAge Home Care will also serve Estes Park and surrounding areas. InnovAge Home Care is accredited by The Joint Commission, a national organization that sets and monitors high standards of treatment and care.

About InnovAge
InnovAge is a Denver-based non-profit organization dedicated to empowering aging adults who wish to live as independently as possible. Founded in 1969 with a mission to sustain and enhance the independence and quality of life for those they sreve, on their terms. In 2011, InnovAge served more than 24,000 adults in Colorado and New Mexico. 

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