Affiliations

StarLight CareGivers are proud and active members of many local and national industry, charity, and business organizations including:

Starlight is a member of the Home Care Association of America, the nation's first association for providers of private duty home care, which includes non-medical home care services. The HCAOA is the recognized resource for information and definition of private duty home care practice, supported by a strong national membership of providers. HCAOA leads the industry that cares for people at home through education and advocacy.

Today, the HCAOA represents more than 2,500 member organizations and over 300,000 employees throughout the United States providing private pay in-home care services for the elderly and disabled.

Goals Include: Set industry standards for private duty home care; Educate the public about the differences in private duty models; Develop best practices within the home care industry; Develop core training and education programs.

The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. They work on a global, national and local level to enhance care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and related dementias. As the largest non-profit funder of Alzheimer's research, the Association is committed to accelerating progress of new treatments, preventions and ultimately, a cure. Through our partnerships and funded projects, we have been part of every major research advancement over the past 30 years. Visit our donation page for more information.

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is a nonprofit organization that represents the nation's 33,000 home care and hospice organizations. NAHC also advocates for the more than two million nurses, therapists, aides and other caregivers employed by such organizations to provide in-home services to some 12 million Americans each year who are infirm, chronically ill, and disabled. Along with its advocacy, NAHC provides information to help its members maintain the highest quality of care and is committed to excellence in every respect. For more information visit http://www.nahc.org/.

The Private Duty Homecare Association (PDHCA) is a trade association of home care providers dedicated to helping the ill and disabled remain in their own homes. PDHCA services will focus on providing valuable information to its members, including help in understanding federal guidelines, financial management assistance, networking, business strategy meetings, certification and accreditation, and new product offerings. PDHCA is designed to answer all the questions that private duty home care providers may have regarding their businesses and practices. For more information visit http://www.pdhca.org/.

The California Association for Health Services at Home (CAHSAH) is the leading statewide home care association in the nation and the voice of home care for the western United States. CAHSAH mission is dedicated to being the preeminent source of advocacy, education and information reflecting the full diversity of the home care industry. CAHSAH represents more than 584 members and 1,031 offices that are direct providers of health and supportive services and products in the home. Members represent Medicare-certified home health agencies, licensed home health agencies, hospices, private duty organizations, home medical equipment providers, home infusion pharmacy providers and interdisciplinary professional services. For more information visit http://www.cahsah.org/.

The Caregiver Quality Assurance program is designed to identify home care companies that go above and beyond the basic requirements when selecting quality caregivers. Home care companies using Leading Home Care's Caregiver Selection System are using the latest technology to provide peace of mind that the person caring for your loved one is honest, dependable, and understands the importance of their role as a caregiver. When looking for someone to care for your loved one, identifying companies that provide only quality caregivers can be a difficult challenge. The Caregiver Quality Assurance program allows companies to look closer at the personality and behaviors of the caregivers they select. For more information visit the CQA website.

The Chamber of Commerce is committed to the economic success of our members and the community. Specifically, the Los Altos Chamber of Commerce has four core functions: Creating a strong local economy; Promoting the City of Los Altos and the Town of Los Altos Hills; Representing the interests of business with government; Provide networking and marketing opportunities for our members. Together we have a voice, the ability to improve our community and affect change. The Chamber of Commerce represents the “voice” of the business community. Visit the Chamber Website at http://losaltoschamber.org/.

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce has supported local businesses in their quest to build a strong community. Our mission is to promote and maintain the community's continued economic vitality and quality of life by creating and supporting a positive environment for business; articulating business concerns; and encouraging cooperation among Palo Alto businesses and between the business community and city government, residents and other key constituencies. The Chamber’s membership consists of approximately 550 businesses; a diverse mix of small businesses, merchants, and professionals; nationally recognized corporations, educational and health institutions; and community organizations. Visit http://www.paloaltochamber.com/.

The objective of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster: FIRST. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service; SECOND. High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society; THIRD. The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business, and community life; FOURTH. The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service. Visit http://www.losaltosrotary.org/.

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