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Ms. Andrea Cohen

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Co-Founder and Chief Executive Of...

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HouseWorks LLC
One Gateway Ctr. Ste. 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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Board of Directors | The Commonwealth Institute
commonwealthinstitute.org, 24 Nov 2015 [cached]
Andrea Cohen HouseWorks
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.
Andrea Cohen | The Commonwealth Institute
commonwealthinstitute.org, 24 Nov 2015 [cached]
Andrea Cohen
CEO, HouseWorks
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Andrea Cohen
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.
Committed to a fundamental reimagining of what it means to age, HouseWorks has created a service experience that aging boomers want for their parents and for themselves. Andrea engages staff in every aspect of innovation, including support of the launch of Beacon Hill Village, participation in the Boston College Social Innovation Collaborative, and the creation of the first-in-the country Schwartz Center Rounds for the home care industry.
Andrea serves as an adjunct professor at Boston College Graduate School of Social Work teaching Leadership and Social Transformation. She 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 and was named a 2009 Pinnacle Award honoree by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. Her business accomplishments have been highlighted in The New York Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, and the Boston Business Journal. She has been a featured presenter at professional and academic symposia speaking about business growth, leadership and understanding the needs and buying habits of aging baby boomers.
Andrea is the immediate past chair of the Board of the Caregiver Action Network, and sits on the Boards of The Commonwealth Institute, the Boston Medical Center Exceptional Care Without Exception Trust, the Leadership Council of the Schwartz Center, and the Alzheimer's Disease Advisory Board for Genentech USA. Andrea previously served on the Boards of the Massachusetts Home Care Alliance, the National Private Duty Association, and the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work Alumni. She also served on the 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.
A tireless advocate, Andrea was selected as an at-large delegate to the 2005 White House Conference on Aging where she helped influence national policies that will impact all seniors and family caregivers in the years ahead. She also organized the Boston Family Caregiver Town Hall Meeting (a PBS forum broadcast in 2004), and was a significant contributor to the Family Caregiver Handbook produced by the MIT Workplace Center in 2007. Andrea received her MSW from Boston College and completed her BA 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.
National Family Caregivers Association
www.thefamilycaregiver.org, 7 Mar 2005 [cached]
NFCA APPOINTS ELDERCARE EXECUTIVE TO ORGANIZATION'S BOARD HouseWorks CEO and Co-Founder Andrea Cohen NamedNational Family Caregivers Association
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HouseWorks CEO and Co-Founder Andrea Cohen Named
March 7, 2005 , Kensington, MD -- The National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA), the nation's pre-eminent non-profit organization dedicated to supporting, educating and advocating for the nation's 50 million caregivers, announces the appointment of Ms. Andrea Cohen to NFCA's Board of Directors.
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Andrea Cohen is the co-founder and CEO of Massachusetts-based HouseWorks-- an organization that creates ways to help seniors live independently, no matter how challenging the circumstances.
Ms. Cohen has been at the forefront of eldercare business development for over 20 years, transforming the way private-pay services are marketed and delivered to seniors and their adult children.The HouseWorks mission is to exceed patient and family expectations by providing the most responsive and reliable home care services available.
According to Ms. Mintz, "We are thrilled to have Andrea assist us with strategic planning for NFCA.
Leadership | HouseWorks Boston
www.house-works.com, 13 Aug 2015 [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
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