(Wake Forest, N.C., January 30, 2018) – Cheryl “Cherie” Hylton, R.N., has joined Seniors Helping Seniors (SHS) of North & East Raleigh as a client services specialist. SHS is an in-home care services company that matches seniors who want to provide help with seniors who are looking for help.
In her position, Hylton will ensure that client care plans are aligned with their needs and that the services provided by the senior care company meet and exceed their clients’ expectations.
“Cherie’s expertise will enable our caregivers to better serve clients’ companion care needs. Her nursing background and gerontological knowledge make her a valuable addition to our staff,” said Kathy Uveges, who co-owns SHS of North & East Raleigh with her husband Rich.
Before her position with the senior care company, Hylton worked as a registered nurse for more than 25 years in Syracuse, New York, primarily in nursing facilities.
Other gerontology leadership positions Hylton has held include president of the Area Gerontological Educators; presenter, panelist and facilitator for the Central New York Alzheimer’s Association; and advisory committee member for a certified home health agency that specialized in skilled nursing, physical therapy and occupational therapy.
Hylton is an experienced educator and master trainer in spirituality and nursing. She’s certified in non-violent crisis intervention and is an American Heart Association CPR/First Aid instructor. She also trains for the Caregivers Respite Education and Support Tools (REST) program and is a cognitive educator in the Serper Method™, which provides people challenged by memory impairment, cognitive decline and difficulty communicating with structured, language-based cognitive rehabilitation programs.
SHS of North & East Raleigh is a locally owned franchise that provides in-home companion care services to seniors living in North Raleigh and the surrounding areas, including Wake Forest and Rolesville. While SHS does not administer medical care, senior caregivers help seniors with light housekeeping, transportation, medication reminders and meal preparation, among other services.
About Seniors Helping Seniors of North & East Raleigh
SHS of North & East Raleigh matches seniors who need help with senior caregivers who want to help in the Triangle area and surrounding communities, including Wake Forest, North Raleigh, East Raleigh, North Hills, Brier Creek, Wakefield, Rolesville, Smithfield, Clayton, Rocky Mount and Wilson. Husband and wife co-owners Rich and Kathy Uveges’ interest in working with the elderly is a direct result of the care they provided to their own aging relatives. The goal of in-home companion care is to help brighten seniors’ lives and allow them to continue to live independently. Website: https://inhomecarenc.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SHSNorthandEastRaleigh
Kathy is a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) who is active in several other senior related organizations, including Alzheimer’s State Champion program, Friends of the Northern Wake Senior Center board member, Ambassador for the Rolesville Chamber of Commerce, Aging Life Care Association (ALCA), Health Affairs Round Table (HART), and Senior Information Networking Group (SING).