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Nicole Viers of Richmond Named MidAtlantic Region “Caregiver of the Year” by Always Best Care® Senior Services


Roseville, CA (Sep 22, 2014)

Always Best Care® Senior Services announced that Nicole Viers of its Richmond, Virginia franchise is the company’s MidAtlantic Caregiver of the Year for 2014. The award recognizes a caregiver from each of six regions who demonstrates an extraordinary commitment to the delivery of care to clients and their families.

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Based in Roseville, CA just outside the state capitol in Sacramento, Always Best Care is one of the nation’s leading providers of non-medical in-home care, assisted living finder and referral services, and skilled home health care. The company delivers its services through an international network of more than 180 independently owned and operated franchise territories.
The award was presented to Ms. Viers at a local ceremony by franchise owner Joan Shifflett.
“This is my greatest professional honor,” said Ms. Viers. “While I love my work each and every day, it is always encouraging to be recognized by others for the work that you do. This award is very special to be and I am very grateful to Always Best Care for this recognition.”
Ms. Viers works with franchisee owner Joan Shifflett at Always Best Care of Richmond South in Midlothian, VA. “Nicole is invaluable to our organization,” said Ms. Shifflett. “She is selfless and extremely dedicated to providing compassionate care. She also is consistently recognized for this by both her clients and her peers which is a testament to her outstanding work and professionalism. I am both thrilled and proud to see her win this award.”
The regional Caregiver of the Year award is based on a series of criteria, including …


  • The caregiver exemplifies extraordinary commitment to clients and their families
  • The caregiver shows compassion, empathy and respect in the delivery of care to clients and families
  • The caregiver acknowledges and meets the unique physical, emotional and practical needs of clients and their families
  • The caregiver has improved the quality of life of clients and their families
  • The caregiver has been available and enthusiastically steps in when needed due to absence of other caregivers or unanticipated demand

“I’d like to thank our panel of judges for their time and effort in selecting our regional Caregivers of the Year,” said Michael Newman, founder and CEO of Always Best Care. Mr. Newman noted the panel consisted of seven persons, including five franchisees and area representatives from around the USA:


  • Piya Paulus, Always Best Care, Western Monmouth, NJ
  • Eric Alcorn, Always Best Care, Area Representative, Southern California
  • Marlynn Bruno, Always Best Care, Jacksonville, FL
  • Paula Chapman, Always Best Care, Morristown, NJ
  • Scott Maguire, Always Best Care, Herndon, VA
  • David Caesar, Always Best Care, Vice President Franchise Operations
  • Carly Hamilton, Always Best Care, Director of Franchise Support


Always Best Care of Richmond South is located at 10810 Hasty Lane, Midlothian, VA 23112, and may be reached at 804-912-5688, or via email at [email protected]. Visit them online at


For information on Always Best Care franchise opportunities, call toll-free 1-855-430-CARE (2273), send an email to [email protected], or visit


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About Always Best Care

Founded in 1996, Always Best Care Senior Services is based on the belief that having the right people for the right level of care means peace of mind for the client and family. Always Best Care has assisted over 25,000 seniors, representing a wide range of illnesses and personal needs. Franchise opportunities are available to individuals interested in leveraging the company’s clear strategy and proven track record for delivering affordable, dependable service to seniors in their local areas.


By working with case managers, social workers, discharge planners, doctors, and families, Always Best Care franchise owners provide affordable, comprehensive solutions that can be specifically matched to meet a client’s particular physical or social needs. The hallmark services of the Always Best Care business portfolio include non-medical in-home care and assisted living finder and referral services, with skilled home health care now being phased in throughout the country. For more information, visit Always Best Care. For information on franchise opportunities, visit


Always Best Care also offers Free ABC Rx cards, which provide discounts of up to 65 percent off the cost of prescription drugs at more than 56,000 pharmacies across the USA, and have saved consumers nearly $400,000 since its inception. This service is offered at no cost to the users, there are no deductibles, no waiting periods, no pre-existing exclusions, and no eligibility requirements — everyone can use the card (even family members and pets!). The Free ABC Rx card covers many medications that Medicare Part D and regular insurance often do not. To download a free card, visit


Another exclusive program offered by Always Best Care is Always in Touch, a telephone reassurance program that provides a daily phone call to seniors and disabled adults who are living alone and have limited contact with the outside world. Always in Touch is the only absolutely free national telephone reassurance program of its kind anywhere in the USA and Canada. For more information on Always in Touch, or to request an application, visit


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Barry J. Parrish

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