Jeanne O’Neale grew up in Eureka and worked in sales and merchandise brokerage for twenty-five years before she recognized an unmet need in Humboldt County and opened a local branch of Visiting Angels in 2006. Continuous growth prompted O’Neale to open a second office in Fortuna in 2010.
Visiting Angels is a franchised non-medical care agency offering private duty, in-home quality care for seniors and those with special needs. Services include hygiene care, dressing and grooming, diet monitoring, laundry, light housekeeping and more. Companions are scheduled on an as-needed basis – which can be part-time, temporary or around the clock depending on the circumstances. Clients are active participants in choosing their care provider to ensure the best match.
O’Neale currently manages over 100 employees, providing over 1,800 hours of client care each week to local families. Demand for services continues to grow.