BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HouseWorks, LLC, a national leader in helping adults age at home safely and comfortably announced today that it has acquired Extended Family, LLC, one of the leading private home care companies serving the Greater New Hampshire Seacoast and Southern Maine. Led by Founder and CEO Barbara Trimble, Extended Family has been operating since 2004 and is recognized as one of the most experienced, high-quality and innovative home care companies in the region.

“Extended Family is a perfect fit for the HouseWorks family of companies because they share the same values. We share a passion to work tirelessly with seniors and their families to help them age safely in the comfort of their homes”

For more than 20 years, HouseWorks has provided Boston-area families the highest standard of private, dependable caregiving in the place that keeps older adults safer, happier and healthier – home. The acquisition of Extended Family, based in Portsmouth, NH, is part of HouseWorks’ continued strategy to expand geographically by acquiring or partnering with private home care businesses that share its values and commitment to quality. In January 2019, HouseWorks expanded its service area by acquiring Caring Friends Home Care, a trusted in-home care partner with 25 years’ experience serving older adults in Greater Philadelphia.

Licensed by the New Hampshire and Maine Departments of Health and Human Services, Extended Family is one of the premier home care agencies in the region. For more than 15 years, Extended Family has helped families preserve a high quality of life through a menu of highly customizable programs and services that support older adults as they age in place. Extended Family will benefit from HouseWorks’ scale, innovative technology, enhanced dementia care programs, and ongoing training and resources for Caregivers.

HouseWorks’ Founder and CEO Andrea Cohen said “Extended Family is a perfect fit for the HouseWorks family of companies because they share the same values. We share a passion to work tirelessly with seniors and their families to help them age safely in the comfort of their homes,” she said. “We are thrilled to welcome Barbara, the experienced Extended Family office staff and the talented team of caregivers to the HouseWorks family. We are excited about our future together and will continue to offer innovative solutions to support and engage clients and caregivers to make life easier for older adults and families who choose to invite us into their homes.”

Barbara Trimble, founder and CEO of Extended Family, said “We are delighted to have found a strategic partner in HouseWorks who is aligned with our mission and commitment to providing outstanding care to our clients and their families. My entire team and I are incredibly excited to work with the HouseWorks family to leverage their experience and capabilities so that we can continue to attract and retain the best Caregivers and deliver high-quality care to our clients and their families.”

This article originally appeared in an article in BusinessWire.