TruBlue Total House Care Launches Franchise-Wide Senior Home Safety Assessment Certifications through Age Safe® America.

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TruBlue is a full-service house care company that provides a helping hand around the home with handyman, maid, yardwork and senior home safety services. As part of this new program, all new franchisees will be required to complete the Age Safe® America Senior Home Safety Specialist™ training and certification.

Sean Fitzgerald

We want our franchisees to be educated and certified in senior home safety so they can not only identify potential issues but be able correct those issues ... By conducting these Home Safety Assessments and completing the needed work, we can help save lives. - TruBlue President Sean Fitzgerald

One in four adults over the age of 65 falls every year and, of those falls, 20 percent cause serious injuries. While not every fall is preventable, 90 percent of falls happen in the home and many of those can be prevented with home safety modifications, according to the National Council on Aging.

That’s why TruBlue is pleased to announce that the franchise is implementing a system-wide Senior Home Safety Certification program through Age Safe® America. As part of this program, all new franchisees will be required to complete the Age Safe® America Senior Home Safety Specialist™ training and certification. As specialists, TruBlue franchisees will not only be able to perform Senior Home Safety Assessments, but also be able complete the modifications, rather than leaving homeowners to find contractors for each punch-list item.

“With this certification, we are committing to a higher standard of service. We want our franchisees to be educated and certified in senior home safety so they can not only identify potential issues but be able correct those issues. We want seniors and their families to know that TruBlue is dedicated to providing what they are longing for: Trust, Peace of Mind, and a better house service experience for the senior community,” TruBlue President Sean Fitzgerald said. “This is more of a safety issue than just a service – by conducting these Home Safety Assessments and completing the needed work, we can help save lives.”

According to Age Safe® America, the Senior Home Safety Specialist™ course empowers professionals with actionable ways to better help educate clients, older adults and their family members on the serious issues of home safety, fall prevention, fire safety, financial exploitation and personal safety. This comprehensive course offers the only certificate of its kind to individuals within the senior services industry.

TruBlue is a full-service house care company that offers both bundled and unbundled services. Clients looking for dependable, high-quality, individual services can hire TruBlue for general chores around the home, handyman repairs, cleaning services, emergency repairs, yardwork, seasonal services, senior home modifications and minor home renovations. For clients looking for total house care solutions – especially seniors who want to age in place without the worry of maintenance hassles and mobility challenges – TruBlue offers a House Care Plus monthly and quarterly service programs.

“TruBlue provides peace of mind for seniors and their families knowing that their loved ones and their homes are being cared for. Whether it is modifications, handyman services, yardwork, cleaning or just light choirs, families don’t have to worry about their loved ones doing too much or living in an unsafe environment,” Fitzgerald said.

To learn more or to find your local TruBlue Total House Care, call 833-544-9994 or visit http://www.trubluehousecare.com/.

About TruBlue

TruBlue provides one convenient and affordable solution for all your house care needs – inside and out. TruBlue’s services include house cleaning, household repairs, yard work, emergency repairs, seasonal work and preventative maintenance all handled by a personal House Care Manager. These affordable services are available year-round and customized to meet your needs and budget. TruBlue strives to provide affordable, worry-free living for seniors and hassle-free living for busy adults by providing full-service, trustworthy house care services. TruBlue even offers owners financing for the larger remodeling and property projects. Watch for TruBlue to the Rescue projects which are designed to reach out to neighbors in need of volunteer assistance.

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