SOURCE: Home Instead Senior Care of Massachusetts

Home Instead Senior Care of Massachusetts

April 29, 2009 11:35 ET

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Selects Home Instead Senior Care of Massachusetts to Participate in Its Members Savings Program

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - April 29, 2009) - Home Instead Senior Care of Massachusetts (www.homeinstead.com/ma) today announced that Harvard Pilgrim Health Care has selected Home Instead to provide elder care services as part of its Members Savings Plan. With 24 offices across the Bay State, New Hampshire and Maine, Home Instead Senior Care works with seniors, their families and facilities to provide a broad range of non-medical support services allowing elders to remain safely in their own residence as long as they desire.

Through its Members Savings Plan, Harvard Pilgrim offers special savings on many health-related products and services to its more than one million members to promote healthy lifestyles and wellness. As part of this program, Home Instead Senior Care offers subscribers and eligible family members a one-time $100 credit toward charges for services at participating offices and a free home-safety inspection ($75 value) at the start-up of services.

Carefully screened, trained and insured, Home Instead Senior Care caregivers do more than help with household duties, daily chores and activities -- they help by establishing relationships with their clients, and can add safety and peace of mind. For more than a decade, Home Instead has been a trusted name in Massachusetts.

"What makes this a compelling benefit to our members is that this program is available to eligible family members at the more than 567 Home Instead Senior Care locations nationwide," said Vincent Capozzi, Senior Vice president of Sales and Customer Service, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.

"Harvard Pilgrim is a forward-looking organization, constantly improving its offerings to its members. Working together with Harvard Pilgrim, we can help keep seniors living where they want to be, in their homes, without uprooting them," said Jack Cross, owner, Home Instead Senior Care of Lexington.

About Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care is a not-for-profit health plan that provides a variety of insurance plan options and self-funding arrangements to more than one million members in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. Harvard Pilgrim provides innovative approaches to health improvement and disease management, unique online tools that speed and simplify key transactions for employers and providers and personalized health support at www.harvardpilgrim.org.

About Home Instead Senior Care of Massachusetts

Home Instead Senior Care is a network of 24 locally owned offices in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine dedicated to providing high quality, trusted home care to help seniors remain in their homes as they grow older. For those who have chosen to age at home, HISC can be the difference between counting the years and living them. Services are also available to seniors living in facilities. To learn more about Home Instead Senior Care of Massachusetts, please visit http://www.homeinstead.com/ma.

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