SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Honor™ (www.JoinHonor.com), the fast-growing tech-powered home care company focused on providing high-quality home care for older adults in the San Francisco Bay Area, today announced a new collaborative agreement with the Alzheimer's Association to use information and resources from the Alzheimer's Association to educate and train its Care Pros in caring for people living with the disease. The new agreement adds to previous ones formed with the American Cancer Society and National Parkinson Foundation.
"Honor is licensing proprietary care expertise from these national organizations to help our Care Pros provide specialized care to clients in their homes," said Kelsey Mellard, Honor's Head of Health Systems Partnerships. "We are using this expert content to provide condition-specific training to our Care Pros. This unique care content will also be delivered through the Honor Care Pro app."
More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's.
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Honor shares in its mission to enhance care and offer support for all affected by the most common form of dementia. Honor Care Pros understand the importance of promoting brain health with appropriate care and activities in the home. These new resources will help guide the home care Honor provides to people living with Alzheimer's.
"Caring for people living with Alzheimer's has its unique challenges," said Beth Kallmyer, Vice President, Constituent Services, Alzheimer's Association. "Sharing our best-in-class resources with Honor provides an opportunity to share the best information available specific to caring for people living with Alzheimer's."
"Bringing this caliber of expert knowledge into the home-care setting with innovative app technology is a first. Our mission is to help loved ones grow older in their homes with joy, comfort, and grace," said Seth Sternberg, Co-founder and CEO of Honor. "For millions of people living with conditions like Alzheimer's disease, our Care Pros are now equipped to deliver on this promise - not only providing expert personalized care, but also being better equipped to provide support for clients and their families."
Honor launched service in 2015. The company operates in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles and Dallas-Fort Worth. Honor's model allows it to provide high-quality care while driving down costs for families and pulling up wages while offering W2 employment. Honor has also partnered with the best and brightest industry advisors and investors. For more information, please visit www.JoinHonor.com.
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