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Help at Home Acquires Ohio-based AnswerCare

Transaction Accelerates Growth in Northeast Ohio

(CHICAGO, Illinois, April 18, 2022) Help at Home, a leading national provider of in-home, person-centered care for seniors, announced today the acquisition of Ohio-based AnswerCare, LLC. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, AnswerCare provides in-home care services throughout Northeast Ohio including the areas of Akron/Canton and Youngstown. Additional service locations include Toledo, Dayton, and Columbus.

“We’re excited to announce yet another step in our growth strategy with the acquisition of AnswerCare,” said Help at Home Chief Operating Officer Ray Smithberger. “The addition of this well-respected home care organization enables us to build on the recent Prime Home Care acquisition as we increase our scale in the Ohio market and extend our footprint of in-home care services into the Northeast Ohio area. We are looking forward to bringing our unique value proposition, delivering Great Days and Meaningful Moments, to more clients in need of in-home care.”

AnswerCare, a privately owned in-home care agency, has an established footprint in Northeast Ohio and an emerging footprint in Central Ohio. Help at Home looks forward to working with AnswerCare employees and caregivers to ensure clients continue their in-home care services without interruption.

“We want to welcome AnswerCare to our Help at Home family and are excited about our commitment to growing in Ohio, which will enable us to enhance the home care experience for seniors and under-served populations,” said Help at Home’s Ohio Market Leader Katie Gallenstein. “Our growing scale in Ohio combined with our commitment to our caregivers brings unique capabilities and service offerings to the market.”

“We were looking for the right partner and Help at Home’s experienced team was the perfect fit,” said AnswerCare founder Jordan Bucar. “They helped us navigate through the process and made us feel confident we made the right decision. We were glad to work with an industry-leading home care company with a trusted reputation as a high-quality provider focused on building their core business in Ohio.”

About Help at Home
Help at Home is a leading national provider of in-home care services, delivering high-quality, relationship-based personal care and other services to help seniors and the disabled remain in their homes, the preferred setting of care. During the fourth quarter of 2021, Help at Home with more than 170 branch locations across 11 states, provided in-home, community-based services to an average of 52,000 clients monthly with the help of more than 30,000 highly trained caregivers. For more information about Help at Home, visit