Founder and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Salter worked in a variety of fields in a number of locations before discovering a gap in the care of seniors. It led him to develop the concept for Caring Senior Service.
"I had been working at a home health company in Odessa, Texas, when I noticed how the patients really enjoyed the time they got to spend with the caregivers," Salter says. "I knew there were plenty of seniors in the community who just needed help with basic things like meal preparation, errands and bathing."
So Salter started his company in 1991. By 1994 he had moved to McAllen, Texas, and formed Caring Senior Service, expanding it to Corpus Christi, the Coastal Bend, and San Antonio.
"We're helping people maintain their quality of life in surroundings that are familiar and comfortable," Salter says. "If people have the ability to live on their own, just needing a little bit of help, why shouldn't they?"
Caring Senior Service has expanded rapidly thanks to the quality care provided by its employees and its partners around the country. Caregivers are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week to attend to the needs of their clients.
Salter and Caring Senior Service are members of the National Private Duty Association as well as the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce. Salter and his wife Catriona have two sons, Adam and Ewan.