Celebrating 20 Years with 20 Wishes
Comfort Keepers® of Hilliard Grants the First of 20 Wishes to a local resident
Hilliard, OH July 8, 2018 — To mark twenty years of helping seniors and adults maintain their independence and quality of life, one of the world’s largest in-home senior care organizations is giving back by granting the longtime wish of a local man to attend a Big Classic Car Show here in Ohio, specifically the Goodguys 21st PPG Nationals at the Expo Center in downtown Columbus.
Comfort Keepers® chose Tom Martin as the First recipient of its 20 Wishes for 20 Years initiative. Martin had the chance to spend the day pursuing his lifelong interest in classic cars by visiting one of the region’s largest car shows, the Goodguys 21st PPG Nationals.
A leading provider of quality, in-home care for seniors and other adults, Comfort Keepers is celebrating its platinum anniversary year by granting the wishes of 20 lucky Comfort Keepers clients and caregivers. Martin was chosen after being nominated by his long time Caregiver Linda Roberts who has been working for Comfort Keepers of Hilliard for over 11 years.
“Tom has been a Comfort Keepers client for over 7 years and loves spending time with his caregiver Linda Roberts because they get to do fun things together, like going out to dinner, listening to live music and visiting local friends,” said franchise owner. “By far his favorite thing to do is look at classic cars. Our wish was for Tom and Linda to attend a Big Classic car show together.”
Comfort Keepers of Hilliard surprised Martin with his wish during a surprise party at his assisted living facility in Hilliard on July 3, 2018 attended by other residents, friends, and his caregiver Linda Roberts. Local franchise owners, Bill and Tina Mrukowski accompanied Tom and Linda at the car show on Saturday July 7, 2018. Tom was thrilled to attend the car show and kept asking "What did I do to deserve all this."
A special "Thank You" goes out to Comfort Keepers Corporate office and Goodguys for helping make this wish come true for Tom!
With more than 600 offices in the U.S. and over 700 worldwide, Comfort Keepers has over the last 20 years become a valued resource for families and seniors who depend on Comfort Keepers for loving, comforting care. Founded in 1998 from a single, Springfield, Ohio location, Comfort Keepers now comprises a vast network of franchises across the nation and around the world that provide in-home care services, respite care services, Alzheimer’s and dementia care and other services for seniors and adults.
About Comfort Keepers®
Comfort Keepers® is a leading franchise network in the in-home care market for seniors and other adults needing care. Since its founding in 1998, the network has grown to more than 600 franchised locations around the world by staying true to the founders' goal of providing quality, caring in-home care services that allow clients the opportunity to age in place. In August of 2009, the brand was strengthened when the franchisor, CK Franchising, Inc. was purchased by Sodexo, a global leader that delivers quality of life services to over 75 million consumers in 80 countries each day. In addition to providing services that focus on health care and senior markets, Sodexo’s integrated offerings encompass more than 45 years of experience in reception, safety, maintenance and cleaning, foodservices, facilities and equipment management, and concierge services. For more information, visit ComfortKeepers.com.