Extended Family Care Takes the AARP Employer Pledge

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Extended Family Care believes in Equal Opportunity for all. In so doing, we have recognized the value of the mature workforce and have recently joined the nationwide efforts of the AARP Employer Pledge Program.

Home Care Services Pittsburgh PA - Extended Family Care Takes the AARP Employer Pledge

Home Care Services Pittsburgh PA – Extended Family Care Takes the AARP Employer Pledge

The AARP Employer Pledge Program is “a nationwide group of employers (over 500 strong and growing) which stands with AARP in affirming the value of experienced workers and which are committed to developing diverse, high-performing organizations by leveraging workers of all ages. Smart employers know that the multigenerational workforce yields a strong pipeline of talent, protects business continuity and taps into new resources to address labor shortages.” Extended Family Care is a home health care branch of Star Multi Care and agrees with this philosophy.

“As an employer we consistently look for the top candidates”, stated Liz Hansen, Star Multi Care Human Resources Manager. “Being in business for over 75 years has taught us what to look for”, she continued. “Generally, we have seen the more seasoned candidates bringing higher skill levels and more empathy to the table so we tend to seek them out”, she concluded.

Extended Family Care is pleased to be a part of AARP’s employment efforts. Opportunities for employment can be found at www.extendedfamilycare.com or by calling 412-241-7292.

If you or a loved one are considering Home Care Services in Pittsburgh PA, please call and talk to the caring staff at Extended Family Care of Pittsburgh at (412) 693-6009. We will answer all of your questions.

Laura Partridge

Business Development Manager at Star Multi Care Services
Laura Partridge, the Business Development Manager for Star Multi Care Services has been with the company since 2002. Prior to her current role, she had served as the Administrator of the Pittsburgh branch for 10 years, as well as holding positions within health systems in New York and Pennsylvania as a Nursing Home Administrator and Regional Director of Operations of Independent and Assisted Living facilities.

Laura has earned her MBA in Health Care Administration from Canisius College and a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Laura has sat on three Professional Advisory Committees throughout the community, has been on the Board of Directors for a non-profit nursing home, and currently acts as an Advisory Board Member for both the Alliance for Community Respite Care and Gateway Health Plan.She is also an active committee member of the Southwestern PA Partnership on Aging, Twilight Wish Foundation and North Allegheny baseball, softball and lacrosse Boosters.Community Engagement and Education has been her passion and she enjoys teaching opportunities for the American Red Cross and a local community college as well as collaborative grant writing with various healthcare and education partners.

Raising four active children with her husband Brian, she seems to spend more free time on fields and courts than she does at home. Although they live in Pittsburgh, you will never see a Steelers logo in their home.Instead, the Bills, Sabres and some Pirates gear are more often visible. “My empathy is always for the underdog.They usually work harder than everyone else.”. –Laura Partridge

Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pele
About the author: Laura Partridge
Laura Partridge, the Business Development Manager for Star Multi Care Services has been with the company since 2002. Prior to her current role, she had served as the Administrator of the Pittsburgh branch for 10 years, as well as holding positions within health systems in New York and Pennsylvania as a Nursing Home Administrator and Regional Director of Operations of Independent and Assisted Living facilities. Laura has earned her MBA in Health Care Administration from Canisius College and a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Laura has sat on three Professional Advisory Committees throughout the community, has been on the Board of Directors for a non-profit nursing home, and currently acts as an Advisory Board Member for both the Alliance for Community Respite Care and Gateway Health Plan. She is also an active committee member of the Southwestern PA Partnership on Aging, Twilight Wish Foundation and North Allegheny baseball, softball and lacrosse Boosters. Community Engagement and Education has been her passion and she enjoys teaching opportunities for the American Red Cross and a local community college as well as collaborative grant writing with various healthcare and education partners. Raising four active children with her husband Brian, she seems to spend more free time on fields and courts than she does at home. Although they live in Pittsburgh, you will never see a Steelers logo in their home. Instead, the Bills, Sabres and some Pirates gear are more often visible. “My empathy is always for the underdog. They usually work harder than everyone else.”. –Laura Partridge Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pele