About Us

Professional home care services in the comfort of YOUR HOME

Caregivers Plus has been operating as a locally owned family-operated home care agency in Mercer County since 1994.

Caregivers Plus Home Health Care Hermitage PA

Caregivers Plus Home Health Care Hermitage PA

We are a Medicare certified and licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health to provide both skilled (medical) and non-medical (caregiver) services in Mercer County:

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Care Givers

We care for persons with all medical conditions from skilled service level to the “custodial level” which assists with activities of daily living such as personal care and homemaker services. We can assist with the following medical conditions:

Alzheimer’s,  Dementia, Parkinson’s,  Wound Care,  Post-Op Care,  COPD,  Diabetes,  Stroke, and  Heart Disease

Fill out our form or CALL 724-347-2124 to talk about your situation with a caring professional. We look forward to answering all of your questions. 

Meet Our Office Staff……

 Robert Devine, RN, Owner

Robert Devine received his license as a Registered Nurse in 1976 after graduating from Youngstown State University. Robert DevineHe received his certification as a cardiovascular perfusionist from Loyola University of Chicago in 1980 and his Bachelor of Science degree from Youngstown State University in 1987.

As a registered nurse, Robert has worked in a variety of hospital settings including the Intensive Care Unit, Operating room as well as medical surgical units. While working within the many arenas of the health system Robert observed the increasing need for better home health care services for clients being discharged from hospitals and nursing homes and also for our community elders who wish to remain in their homes as long as possible.

Recognizing the need for the provision of reliable, professional in home services, Robert founded CareGivers Plus Home Health Care in 1995. The agency became licensed by the State of Pennsylvania and Medicare certified in 1996.

Mr. Devine’s  philosophy  is  to operate a health care  organization which  strives to treat our clients with compassion and dignity and to provide a broad spectrum of in-home care that is designed  to keep our clients living safely and comfortably in their homes for as long as possible.

Alena L. Vollmer B.S.W., Office Manager

Alena VollmerAlena is a Youngstown State University School of Social Work graduate. After graduating she obtained her License as a Social Worker in Ohio, the state where she resides. Shortly after obtaining her Bachelors of Social Work she began working for CareGivers Plus as an office assistant in 2005 and is now she is the office manager.

Alena is able to assist our clients with all aspects of service set up, scheduling and service management. She also handles human resources and can assist current and potential employees with any aspect of hiring and ongoing employment. Her background in Social Work allows her to better match our caregivers to our clients and orchestrate services to meet all of our client’s needs. Please feel free to contact her for any questions you may have or help you need to set up services or obtain employment.

April Chrastina, Schedule Coordinator April Chrastina

Our Schedule Coordinator April has been a resident of Sharpsville, Pa since 1996. Since 1997 she has been the Office Manager for her family’s businesses. She came to work at CareGivers Plus in 2010 as the Office Assistant. She brings her extensive office management skills to us and utilizes them in a friendly compassionate manner. This experience allows her to meet the extraordinary challenges of scheduling client and caregivers 365 days of the year.

Erin Baker, Office Assistant

Our office assistant Erin is a two-time graduate of Penn State University, with her degrees in BA: Business, Management Information Systems, and Human Relations; and an AS in Computer Networking. She started at CareGivers Plus in the fall of 2018. Erin is currently working on updating our internet presence and website along with assisting in all daily office activities. Erin’s work experience includes working with seniors as she previously taught her own senior computer class. She also interacts with clients and employees in a professional, friendly manner.

Margie Dog, Office Care Giver

margie dog As part of our 25th year celebration Margie Dog is joining us in the office part time as an emotional support dog. She is a young Labradoodle who loves hugs and is super friendly. She loves greeting employees and clients here in the office. She offers a soft touch and comfort to our employees and visitors when they need it during the day, as being a caregiver can be emotionally challenging. She is very therapeutic for those tough days. She is up to date on all vaccines too. For those of you who are native to the Valley, you may recognize her name. Marge Burgeson is Marilynn Devine’s mother. She is well known in the area for her creation “The Margie Dog” at Basilones. As a family company, we are continuing the tradition of “keeping it in the family” with the addition of our very own Margie Dog. Though the original Marge left us too soon in 1999, Margie Dog will try to live up to her legacy of love.