At Seniors Helping Seniors® Gwinnett County, we have a passion for meeting the needs of seniors in a way that provides both dignity and a sense of camaraderie. Our owner(s) Tina Tanco firmly believe we can do that through serving seniors in our community, which includes: Fulton and Gwinnett Counties.
Inspired by her mother’s passion for helping seniors in her community, Tina Tanco along with her husband Stephen opened Seniors Helping Seniors in-home services in Fulton and Gwinnett Counties, GA. Seniors Helping Seniors in-home services matches seniors who want to help with seniors who need help. Peer-to-peer care provides compassionate, loving help to senior Receivers, while offering the opportunity for active seniors to be involved in the community and give back.
As a volunteer for the elderly, Tina’s mother instilled in her daughter the importance of caring for others. “My mom taught me that helping seniors remain independent in their home, with dignity can really enhance their quality of life,” says Tina. With Seniors Helping Seniors in-home services Tina is able to put all the lessons her mom taught her to good use. Seniors who need help are treated with respect and are given compassionate, loving care by someone they can understand and relate to.
The Providers who work with Tina and Stephen are able to offer many services including light housekeeping, yard work, maintenance work, transportation, 24-hour care, respite care and most importantly, companionship.
Tina’s background is in consulting, with a primary focus on the financial service market. In addition to working she has cared for her mother, managed real estate properties, catered events and looked after her family. Stephen has managed companies related to the Steel Building Industry for the past 15 years. He has gained valuable experience in managing, operations, training and recruiting. Both Tina and Stephen have tons of energy and are extremely passionate about what they do. They are both dedicated to the seniors in their community and are excited about helping less active seniors receive the care they need and helping younger seniors stay active and involved.
Our Seniors Helping Seniors® Core Values
We match seniors who need a hand with mature, active women and men who have a passion for helping others. Seniors Helping Seniors® was founded in 1998 with two simple ideas:
- Seniors can help each other age more happily and gracefully.
- Seniors who give, and those who receive, benefit equally.
- An experienced, reliable resource for seniors who want to stay in their own homes.
- In-home care, companionship, and services from seniors who enjoy helping others.
- Reasonable hourly rates for seniors who want care and companionship.
- Reasonable hourly wages to seniors who want to provide these services.
About Our Founders
Seniors Helping Seniors® in-home care service was co-founded by Kiran and Philip Yocom in order to realize Kiran’s personal mission of providing care for those who can’t care for themselves. Before coming to the United States from India, Kiran worked with Mother Teresa for 14 years.
How We've Grown
From our roots in Pennsylvania, and our first match in 1998, Seniors Helping Seniors® in-home services has grown to include hundreds of locations in the US and Internationally. We continue to grow and evolve, adding new services to better assist seniors and refining our caregiver training as new industry best practices come to light.
To keep pace with a rapidly growing senior population, we’re actively seeking Seniors Helping Seniors® franchise partners in open markets.