Who We Are

 

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WHO WE ARE…. Best Care is an in-home quality care provider offering a  wide variety of carefully planned, “Concierge” in-home support services tailored to client needs at reasonable costs.

Your custom plan is uniquely yours, and administered by well trained, experienced professionals who love what they do.

Best Care is an established company, Incorporated in August 2013 in Cary, Illinois. Our clear vision, ideas and client focus are second to none.

Holly Kelps, President – has been a caregiver both personally and professionally. A dedicated and compassionate leader, she has earned B.A from Indiana Wesleyan University and MBA degree from Northern Illinois University, as well as a Gerontology Certificate, from Elgin Community College. In addition, she has provided volunteer services as a McHenry County Ombudsman for Long Term Nursing Care, and Family Centered Hospice.

Chuck Fox, Director of Marketing and Development – Chuck has a BA degree in Psychology and comes with 34 years of business experience in the insurance accounting field. An Air Force veteran, he has also worked professionally as an English as a Second Language teacher and program coordinator and in public relations with a local nonprofit. Over the years, Chuck has worked as a volunteer for several organizations, including Catholic Social Services as a foster parent, the Literacy Connection as a board member, program evaluator, trainer and group tutor and the Golden Diner Program. In addition, over the past 35 years, he and his wife Lois have served as caregivers for a number of senior family members in their home.

Lois Fox, Director of Client Services – In one way or another, Lois has dedicated most of the past 35 years to working with and caring for seniors. As the Senior Coordinator for the Cary Park District, she implemented several innovative programs, while managing the Kraus Senior Center in Cary. During that time she coordinated senior transportation, organized programs and presentations, took field trips, served and delivered meals to the homebound, and coordinated referrals to senior service organizations and professional services when needed.

In addition, Lois and Chuck have cared for several senior family members in their home, over the past 35 years and prior to that worked with Catholic Charities and the Department of Family Services, as foster parents, caring for newborn infants and young children. Lois understands that providing care for seniors is not just a job, it’s a commitment, a promise to be there and a promise to care.

Whatever the need, our team of proven professionals has both the people skills and the hands-on experience, to provide the best possible care for our clients. Best Care is not only about treating people with dignity and respect, we’re about treating people better than they expect to be treated. Whether recovering from an illness or just needing a little extra help, we understand that people are happier and healtWeb Photo1hier, when services can be provided in the comfort of their own homes.

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