Comfort keepers® In Home caregivers assisted the Philadelphia Phillies

Comfort Keepers of Montgomery County, the Main Line and Delaware County.

Serving Montgomery County, the Main Line and Delaware County.

At Sunday’s win over the Cubs, two Comfort Keepers In-home caregivers assisted in the first pitch ceremony. 250 other Comfort Keepers were on hand.

I have been in a situation where we needed in-home care for a loved one. I understand the stress and concern which is why I will always be a Keeper.”
— Sallie Bongaardt

PHILADELPHIA, PA, UNITED STATES, September 5, 2017 / -- August 29, 2017. Comfort Keepers® is an award-winning in-home care agency that helps to preserve the quality of life for an aging population and for others who need to live independently. Each office is owned by members of the local community. Offices in Springfield, King of Prussia and Fort Washington, PA are part of the Southeastern Pennsylvania team, where qualified caregivers from Comfort Keepers provide in home care services for as little as a few hours daily up to 24 hours seven days a week.

As America’s population ages and people live increasingly longer, caregivers who provide in-home care play an important role to preserve the quality of life for this aging population and others who need help to live independently. For over 15 years, Comfort Keepers® has provided in-home care to thousands of seniors and other adults across Southeast Pennsylvania.

On August 27th, local Comfort Keepers business owners Clark Bongaardt, Sallie Bongaardt and Ian Bongaardt said thank you to their caregivers by hosting the inaugural annual special Caregiver Appreciation Day at the Philadelphia Phillies game. The Phillies played host to the Chicago Cubs. Over 250 Comfort Keepers caregivers attended the event. A tailgate party was held with excellent local food trucks and chefs providing exotic and not so exotic baseball foods, and other baseball game staples, which were all presented as all you can eat specialties for the “Keepers.”

The festivities at the start of the game scored big. Special caregivers, Timika Evans, of Springfield, and Maddy Waddy, of Jenkintown, enjoyed a once in a lifetime opportunity participating in the “first pitch” ceremony. Both Timika and Maddy are longtime Phillies fans were living a dream to be a part of the “first pitch.”

“These caregivers are truly unique people. Most do this work because they like to help people,” said Sallie Bongardt. “We wanted to show our appreciation for their hard work and honor them" she further stated. Enjoying a day where we all Come together while at a fabulous facility like “The Park” is spectacular.” She said. The Phillies came from behind and rallied with the help of the Keepers 250 voices cheering them along. The Phillies beat the Cubs by a score of 6-3.

Comfort Keepers in Springfield and King of Prussia have provided in home caregiving services Delaware and Montgomery Counties in PA since 2000.

The local owners and management team plan to make the Comfort Keepers Caregiver Appreciation Day an annual event.

For more information about Comfort Keepers services in Delaware or Montgomery Counties. Visit or Sevices are available for clients 24 hours a day, seven days-a-week.

Janeene Bannan
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