GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (April 28, 2022)—Homewatch CareGivers, a provider of full-service homecare, is furthering its mission to provide tailored services to communities around the country with the announcement of its collaborations with Chefs For Seniors, healthAlign acquired by The Helper Bees, Viventium and Paradigm Senior Services. With a mission to further expand services across the platform, these alliances provide forward-thinking enhancements to benefit Homewatch CareGivers' franchisees and the communities they serve.
"Homewatch CareGivers is dedicated to offering enhanced services in our industry as it continues to evolve," said Jennifer Tucker, COO at Homewatch CareGivers. "Our alliances with Chefs For Seniors, healthAlign, Viventium and Paradigm Senior Services were created so that we can provide more well-rounded services on a company-wide level to not only clients, but also our franchisees."
The collaborations include:
- Chef's For Seniors: Founded by a father and son team in Madison, Wisconsin, Chef's For Seniors' highly skilled personal chefs prepare delicious, home-cooked meals from the comfort of their client's kitchen. This culinary-focused company was created after a family relative could no longer cook for herself and ultimately had to receive support at an assisted living facility. Since 2013, Chefs For Seniors has prepared over 590,000 meals for seniors. Each menu is customized to not only fit the client's dietary needs, but also excite their palate with fresh flavors and ingredients. This alliance further expands Homewatch CareGivers mission to provide the care and tools to franchisees that enrich seniors' lives with supportive independence.
- The Helper Bees via healthAlign: Through its acquisition of healthAlign, The Helper Bees is managing over one-third of all in-home support Medicare Advantage benefits offered including home modification, transportation, meal delivery and in-home care. The company's platform enables a network of fully credentialed in-home care service providers to be connected to beneficiaries at no cost to the client or provider and is funded by the insurers. Through this collaboration, Homewatch CareGivers offices can be offered as a solution to people seeking to utilize their in-home support benefits.
- Viventium: The company provides flexible software and expert guidance through its payroll services to home care agencies and nursing facilities. With over one third of Homewatch CareGivers franchise owners enrolled with Viventium, the company provides support with the nuances of payroll and HR in the home care arena, which varies from state to state. Having a payroll processing partner that understands the industry with features to support the needs of the workforce helps retain caregivers.
- Paradigm Senior Services: As local offices are focused on delivering the highest quality in-home care, including veteran care, Paradigm Senior Services assists providers with tapping into increased reimbursement rates and veterans with accessing more services through the Veterans Administration Community Care Network, Working closely with VA's third-party administrators (TPAs), Optum and TriWest. Paradigm Senior Services helps homecare agencies become credentialed providers, effectively bill, manage authorizations, and efficiently receive payment on new and outstanding unpaid claims, minimizing denials and delays.
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