Caregiver of the Year Award 2021

Caregiver of the Year Award
Visiting Angels provides national recognition through our Caregiver of the Year Award. This annual honor recognizes Visiting Angels caregivers who demonstrate extraordinary commitment to their clients, families, and the Visiting Angels mission.
Congratulations to our Caregiver of the Year and Finalists
Winner: Joanne Freeman-Blake
Franchise Owners: Beth Bandi, Scott McIver, David & Renee McIver

Joanne has been a caregiver for 30 years, providing love, hope, and comfort to all her clients. She says God has placed her in the lives of seniors and their families for a purpose. Early in life, while helping her mother through an illness, she knew that caregiving was something she needed to pursue. Her job is a true calling.

Beth Bandi, owner of Visiting Angels in Augusta, GA, has worked with Joanne for almost four years. She nominated Joanne, stating: “Joanne deserves this honor because she exudes warmth, kindness and loyalty. She will walk into a room and there is a beautiful aura about her. Joanne works above and beyond to help her clients thrive each day.”

Finalist: Yolanda Lee
Franchise Owners:
Jennifer & Steve Bowhey

Yolanda, a dedicated caregiver for 30 years, is always patient and filled with positive energy. She has worked as a Visiting Angels caregiver for seven years and is adored by her clients, who want her to work for them exclusively. Yolanda’s commitment to her job is unwavering.

Finalist: Cherri Murray
Franchise Owner: Judson Haims

Cherri has worked as a Visiting Angels caregiver for four years. She loves to care for seniors and considers them part of her family...her life. She has a wonderful way of making people feel valued and loved.

Are You the Next Visiting Angels Caregiver of the Year?

Visiting Angels is always searching for the best caregivers to join our nationally recognized award winning team. Our Angels go above and beyond the basic job requirements to provide empathy, compassion and dignity to our clients and their families.

Sound like you or a friend?

If you have what it takes to be a Visiting Angels caregiver, join our team and make a difference!

About the Award

The Visiting Angels Caregiver of the Year Award is the most prestigious honor for Visiting Angels to bestow on the winning caregiver and the two finalists. During the nomination process, our franchisees nominate one of their caregivers for the award. A select group of franchise owner's review all nominations and determine the finalists and winner.

Thank you to all of the Visiting Angels franchisees and caregivers that make this award so special!

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*Each Visiting Angels agency is a franchise that is independently owned and operated. The Franchisor, Living Assistance Services Inc., does not control or manage the day to day business operations of any Visiting Angels franchised agency.
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