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FirstLight Home Care in Chicago Suburbs Assists Aging Seniors, Other Adults in Need of Home Care

Local entrepreneurs and senior care advocates aim to meet increasing demand for non-medical caregiving services in their community

ELGIN, IL – June 12, 2019 – FirstLight® Home Care, an award-winning provider of non-medical home care services, is pleased to welcome one of its newest offices to the Chicago suburbs. Glenn Garbowicz, along with his children, Katarina and Kody Garbowicz, recently opened FirstLight Home Care of Algonquin/Elgin, which provides a variety of home care services to residents in St. Charles, Huntley, Hoffman Estates and several other Illinois communities.

FirstLight Home Care of Algonquin/Elgin delivers non-medical home care to people who need companionship and help at home, including adults with disabilities, those recovering from illness, injury or surgery and anyone over the age of 18 who needs extra assistance. Highly trained FirstLight caregivers help with many needs, from errands, transportation and household tasks to individual needs like bathing and hygiene.

“It is a privilege to serve our community by helping people maintain their independence in the place they call home,” said Glenn. “We started this business after dealing with several caregiver challenges involving my mother who suffered from a variety of medical problems, including Alzheimer’s disease. We wanted to build an agency where caregivers receive the highest level of support and training so that they are able to take great care of our clients.”

Katarina and Jamie, the office’s Business Development Director, are also trained in Ageless Grace, a brain fitness program for seniors looking to enhance their quality of life. Additionally, this two-generation family team recently secured a second FirstLight location in the Barrington/Schaumburg area.

The Algonquin/Elgin office is continually recruiting compassionate, experienced caregivers. FirstLight offers competitive wages, a fun, caring environment and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals in the community. Interested candidates should visit the office’s local Careers page at

Since opening its first franchise location in 2010, FirstLight Home Care has experienced steady growth and is now serving or in the process of serving clients in nearly 180 markets in 34 states throughout the U.S.

About FirstLight Home Care

FirstLight Home Care is a leading provider of non-medical home care, helping individuals in more than 30 states achieve the quality of life they deserve. The company has set a new standard in home care by creating an unmatched Culture of Care that drives industry-leading client and employee satisfaction. FirstLight is a lifeline not only for seniors, but for people recovering from illness, injury or surgery, adults with disabilities, veterans, busy families, and anyone 18 and older who needs personal or companion care services. FirstLight Home Care’s mission is to deliver exceptional, compassionate care provided by extraordinary people so that all those who are served may age with comfort, dignity and independence in the place they call home. FirstLight is also proud to champion the family caregivers who give countless hours of care to their loved ones every day by providing the resources and support needed to help them maintain balance in their own lives. Visit Connect with FirstLight on Facebook and Twitter.

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Cresta Lewis
Public Relations & Social Media Manager
FirstLight Home Care

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