At Seniors Helping Seniors® Greensboro & High Point, NC, 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) Michael Greth, Debbie Frisbee firmly believe we can do that through serving seniors in our community, which includes: Greensboro, High point, Jamestown, and surrounding areas.
Seniors Helping Seniors® in-home services are available throughout the county of Guilford, which include the Greensboro, High Point, Jamestown, Oak Ridge and Summerfield areas.
Seniors Helping Seniors® in-home-care service fosters relationships between seniors seeking employment and seniors who need help with daily non-medical personal needs, household tasks and chores to continue living independently in their own homes.
Michael Greth of Jamestown, NC recently retired from a 30 plus year career in the corporate food management industry. During his career, Michael completed many leadership courses with The Culinary Institute of America and the University of Florida. Michael served as a Corporate Trainer for Management Development and as an Operational District Manager with a national food service company. Michael still wanted to work and launched a second career, but he wanted his work to be of benefit to the community. After the passing of her mother Iona, Debbie spends a portion of her time assisting her father “96 years of age” who still lives in Hot Springs, NC. Additionally, Debbie gained experience helping a friend care for her mother after a stroke, Michael and Debbie realized the seniors in their community could benefit from Seniors Helping Seniors in-home care services.
I have worked in the service industry most all my life, “Michael said.” As I have grown older, I have gained a clearer understanding of the challenges and needs of our seniors”.
Opening a Seniors Helping Seniors in-home care franchise offered exactly what Michael and Debbie were seeking.
“Seniors Helping Seniors is unique in that creates service opportunities for senior citizens”.
“Active seniors can still contribute to their communities and supplement their retirement income. Seniors who need help to continue living in their homes can feel comfortable receiving help and support from those who also are experiencing the aging process.
Debbie graduated from the University of North Carolina at Asheville in 1985 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Education in 1991 afterward she became employed as a school teacher. Michael and Debbie grew up in North Carolina. They have lived in Jamestown for the past 31 years. They share their home with an Australian Shepherd “JASPER”.
Their daughter and son-in-law, Nicole and James of Greensboro have three sons and one daughter. Andrew, Alex, Aaron and Jamie Rose. They live two houses up the street from us.
Debbie is an active member of Covenant Methodist Church in High Point and volunteers with the North Carolina Master Gardeners Program and currently chairs its social committee. Debbie also volunteers at the Triad Stage Theater in downtown Greensboro. Additionally, she is involved with fundraising and research for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Michael serves as a Board Member for the Jamestown Rotary. He is an active member with his wife in the Triad Retirement Living Association “A Senior Community Resource Organization” and for a few of his passions he is a member of the Central Carolina British Auto Society and The New England MG Car Club.
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® 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.