Why Companion Services?
INDEPENDENCE. DIGNITY. WELL-BEING.
That’s our commitment to you. We’re the premiere senior in-home care specialist in the Chicagoland area.
Companion Services of America offers seniors in-home care as well as a wide variety of services in various settings including the home, hospital, assisted and skilled nursing facilities. Depending upon each individual’s needs, we can arrange for service 24 hours a day, live-in, or on an hourly basis. Short or long-term care can be provided. In addition, we are a licensed home nursing agency offering additional nursing services to our clients.
QUICK FACTS ABOUT US
- Family owned and operated
- Social worker, R.N., and long term care specialist on staff
- Outstanding customer service
- Available 24/7
- Free assessment and caregiver meeting prior to start of service
- No night differential
- Licensed, bonded, and insured
Our mission is to ease the burden and give peace of mind to our families by providing quality personal home care services for your loved ones as well as respite care for family members. We are committed to enhancing our client’s quality of life, maximizing their independence, preserving their dignity, safety, and well-being. Our dedicated caregivers work as an extension of any family to promote a strong sense of security, compassion, and companionship.
Hundreds of families have trusted us with their loved ones and they all are a testament to our commitment. Our concierge approach to our families enables your loved ones to have professional staff available to meet your needs at all times.
Meet Our Staff
Jamie received her Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Chicago. Jamie is a Certified Dementia Practitioner. She started her career in psychiatric social work at Northwestern University Institute of Psychiatry. She later went on to become Director of Social Services at Belmont Community Hospital, where she developed discharge planning procedures to assist staff in identifying potential patients requiring intervention. Jamie has a strong compassion to help others, and enjoys working with her clients and their families, making a difference in improving the quality of their lives.
Steven joined Companion Services of America as the Business Manager after a long career in the financial markets. He is a Registered Certified Public Accountant. He also holds an Insurance producer’s license for long-term care, life, accident and health insurance in Illinois and California. He also specializes in providing retirement income solutions and estate planning.
Steven is a board member of Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago, volunteering his time to help children and their families with autism. He has served as a board member since 2011. He serves on the finance and personnel committees.
GAIL WEINSTEIN, R.N.
Gail joined the team of Companion Services of America in 2015. She is a registered nurse and also has a BS degree in Psychology. Gail is a Certified Dementia Practitioner. She has experience in community health, medical/surgical nursing, oncology, and has worked in a long-term care facility. Gail has additional geriatric training in Alzheimer’s and dementia care. Prior to her work as a nurse, she spent many years with The American Cancer Society in Chicago working with volunteers in the fight against cancer. Gail is passionate about nursing, and enjoys working one on one with her clients.
Manager of Operations/HR Director
Mary joined Companion Services of America in 2008 as a certified nursing assistant. Mary was recently promoted to Manager of Operations, taking on additional managerial responsibilities. Her 18 years experience in the homecare industry has become invaluable in recruiting top notch caregivers and implementing excellent employee-client relations. She is also responsible for scheduling, hiring, and financial management.
Marlene recently joined Companion Services of America as an administrative assistant in our financial department. She holds a BS in Mathematics, and an MA in Mathematics Education. She is responsible for payroll, accounts payable, and accounts receivable. Marlene developed strong interpersonal and communication skills over her years of teaching, and along with her accounting skills, she adds depth to our team.
Licensed Practical Nurse
Evelyn joined Companion Services of America in 2013 as a certified nursing assistant. Evelyn became a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and joined our team in June of 2018. Her responsibilities include providing our clients with nursing services as well as completing all supervisory visits, and supervising caregivers in the field. Evelyn enjoys working with our clients and is passionate about helping those in need.
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5 out of 5 - by Ron P. on Sept 15, 2022
5 out of 5 - by by Susan R. on Apr 1, 2022
5 out of 5 - by R. B. on Apr 1, 2022
"Before we contacted Companion Services of America we were concerned about the safety and welbeing of our loved ones. Now we are able to live our own lives more normally and we are considerably less stressed. My mother had a wonderful companion in Tess, and Arnor. Rodel developered a solid relationship with my stepfather, which was not easy! We are thankful to have had the help and support of Companion Serivces of America for 8 years."
5 out of 5 - by L. N. on Apr 1, 2022
"We have used other agencies in the past and none compare to Companion Care. Jamie the owner is always responsive and manages to pull rabbits out of a hat to solving problems. The caregiver team has been extraordinary in being proactive and thinking ahead of my mother, which is not easy to do. The team respects her and knows the rhythm of engaging and giving her space. The team is also qualified and vigilant to watch for medical signs that could be harmful. I recommend Jamie, Mary and our caregiver team with high marks!"