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Ms. Andrea Cohen

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Co-Founder and Chief Executive Of...

Local Address: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
HouseWorks LLC
One Gateway Center Suite 902
Newton, Massachusetts 02458
United States

Company Description: Founded in 1998, HouseWorks is a local company dedicated to helping seniors live at home, no matter how challenging their circumstances. HouseWorks is now the...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • MSW
    Boston College
  • BA
    Ithaca College
  • B.A.
    Ithaca College
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carecommunitycorps.org, 9 June 2014 [cached]
Andrea Cohen, HouseWorks
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www.house-works.com, 26 Jan 2014 [cached]
Andrea Cohen
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer HouseWorks co-founder and CEO Andrea Cohen is a social entrepreneur dedicated to transforming the way that care is delivered to seniors at home. Her vision for the business crystallized over 20 years ago when she took care of both her parents and became committed to making what she went through easier for families. In Boston over the last decade, Andrea and her team built the largest single site private home care company in the country. read more
Caregiver Action Network - Board and Staff
www.caregiveraction.org, 4 Feb 2014 [cached]
ANDREA COHEN, Director Co-Founder and CEO HouseWorks
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HouseWorks CEO Andrea Cohen is a social entrepreneur dedicated to transforming the way that care is delivered to seniors at home. Andrea played an active role in the launch of Beacon Hill Village and the national Village movement. Andrea was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award by Boston College Graduate School of Social Work and the Louis Lowy Award by the Massachusetts Gerontology Association. In recognition of her achievements as an entrepreneur, Andrea was selected as a Finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2011, and was chosen as a 2009 Pinnacle Award honoree by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. Andrea is a past Chair of the Board of the National Family Caregivers Association (Caregivers Action Network), and sits on the Boards of The Commonwealth Institute, the Boston Medical Center Exceptional Care Without Exception Trust, and the Leadership Council of the Schwartz Center. Previously, Andrea served on the Boards of the Massachusetts Home Care Alliance, the National Private Duty Association, the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work Alumni, and on the project development committee for Hebrew SeniorLife's NewBridge on the Charles. Andrea is an advisor to several companies including Care.com, Confidant and Serality, all of which provide innovative, online solutions for family caregivers.
Andrea Cohen
commonwealthinstitute.org, 2 Aug 2013 [cached]
Andrea Cohen
CEO, HouseWorks
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Andrea Cohen For the past 20 years, Andrea Cohen has been a leader in eldercare business development, transforming the way private-pay services are delivered through a series of successful, widely replicated ventures. Throughout her career, her driving vision has been to create a society where seniors can age in place by developing innovative home care options and supporting family caregivers. As HouseWorks CEO, she has crafted pioneering partnerships for providing services to residents of long-term care facilities, senior housing, and naturally occurring retirement communities such as Beacon Hill Village - a neighborhood retirement community in downtown Boston.
In recognition of her elder care expertise and vision, Ms. Cohen was selected as an At-Large delegate to the 2005 White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA). As a delegate, she helped shape recommendations to the President and Congress that will influence national aging policies for the next decade and beyond. A passionate advocate for family caregivers, Ms. Cohen co-founded the Family Caregiver Coalition of New England and organized the Boston Family Caregiver Town Hall Meeting, a PBS forum that was taped during the 2004 Democratic National Convention.
Ms. Cohen is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the National Family Caregiver's Association, the National Private Duty Association, the Massachusetts Home Care Alliance, the Massachusetts Compassionate Care Coalition, and the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work. She was recently appointed to the newly formed Kenneth B. Schwartz Center Council and is a long-standing member of the NewBridge on the Charles/Dedham Project Committee of Hebrew SeniorLife. Ms. Cohen is also an active member of The Commonwealth Institute and has lectured at Harvard, MIT, and Boston College on senior health, work/family, and business development issues. Her many accomplishments have been featured in the New York Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, the Boston Business Journal, Harvard Magazine, and Women's Business. A long-time resident of the Boston area, Ms. Cohen received her MSW from Boston College and completed her undergraduate studies at Ithaca College in upstate New York.
Notable by HouseWorks
www.house-works.com, 1 May 2012 [cached]
HouseWorks Co-Founder & CEO Andrea Cohen was recently named Chairperson of the Board for the National Family Caregivers Association. NFCA's mission is to educate, support, and empower the more than 65 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness or disability, or the frailties of old age. This is Andrea's eighth year serving on NFCA's Board, and she is thrilled to continue supporting families and caregivers in her new role.
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