“I do want to put into writing how impressed I was with the services of Familiar Surroundings Home Care. The two ladies that helped my 98 year old mother with her needs could not have been more attentive or considerate. Bernice and Sophie were able to interact well with my mother, who has dementia, and were able to provide for her needs in a kind manner.

Latvia was also helpful with the scheduling and putting my mind at ease that we would have care when we needed it. The ability to get someone in ASAP was comforting not only to my mother, but also to my father who had been trying to care for her on his own.

I will not hesitate in recommending your company to other people I know who have similar needs. If the time comes for my father to receive special care you will be the people I call.

Thanks again and please let Bernice and Sophie know how much I appreciate all they did for my mother.”

Dear Laura,

I would like to take a few minutes to thank you and the Familiar Surroundings team for the wonderful support and care of my father, David H., over the last 2+ years.

I want to commend Alma and Zenia for their fabulous care and heart felt compassion given to my Dad as his illness progressed while being home bound. Alma and Zenia brought happiness to my Dad during a trying time when he was losing his independence. They treated him with dignity and respect at all times as if he were their own father.

My siblings and I believe that because of Alma and Zenia’s friendship and care, we were blessed to have our Dad with us much longer than we originally thought possible. Because of them, Dad was able to remain in his “Familiar Surroundings” until the day he died. They are blessings in our lives and now considered part of our family.

Our deepest gratitude for Familiar Surrounding’s services.


Hi: I just wanted to give you a special thanks for visiting my parents, Harold and Mary, today with an apple pie, a card, and a warm personal visit on Veteran’s Day. I’m actually not sure who came by, I’m guessing it was Cindy, but I may be wrong. It meant a lot to them… and to me, as their daughter living in another town, who can’t be there on all the memorable days. Our WWII veterans are few and far between these days and it was such a delight to be recognized. I really feel it was above and beyond my expectations and so continue to do the great work that you’re doing which allows our elderly to stay at home with a little extra support. Beverly has done a great job working with my dad and helping my mom feel at ease with her care and helpfulness. I’m so appreciative of you all there at Familiar Surroundings.

Janice, you were a “life saver” when you arrived so promptly at the nursing facility. In a very short time you were able to provide just the right information I needed to hear. I was able to leave my husband at 9pm each night knowing he would be safe in caring hands. The gentlemen were great with my husband, meeting all his physical needs and providing the emotional support he required. I am comfortable knowing if I need to resume services you will still be available to me.

My family and I are so very happy to have found Familiar Surroundings to care for our parents. With four daughters in our family, the two closest to our parents live an hour away. We have had to have full time care for the past year— the caregivers and staff of Familiar Surroundings have all become part of our family. It is not an easy task to care for the elderly, but they have always done so with great care, consideration and love. Not only do they provide the day-to-day needs, but make additional calls/visits to “cheer them up” or tend to the occasional house emergency. We are all so very grateful to have found this service and are very happy to consider them an extension of our family.

When my husband’s sudden illness required the immediate need of a professional caregiver, a friend recommended Familiar Surroundings to me. I called Laura at 11am and by 1:30pm she was at my home to assess our needs. At 9:30am the next morning a highly qualified, experienced caregiver was helping me bathe and dress my husband! In addition, Laura’s mom sent along a beautiful hand-made afghan to comfort me! I cannot recommend Familiar Surroundings highly enough to anyone needing care for an aging parent or spouse. Their service is top-notch in every aspect.

We’re so glad we discovered Familiar Surroundings Home Care for our loved one.  From the moment Holly & I met Janice at the rehab facility, we knew this was the agency we wanted to care for her. The agency itself is made up of exceptionally good people who hire exceptional caregivers.  Holly is able to conserve her energy, and is well cared for.  She greatly enjoys the creative culinary delights which her caregiver lovingly prepares; and she enjoys being able to attend the cooking classes for caregivers and clients.  We feel so blessed to have Familiar Surroundings Home Care.  I will continue to share with others the special care and attention that is provided for our dear Holly.  [Note from Fred: My sister is well cared for, and I am deeply grateful for that.]