Caregiver of the Year Awarded to Laurie McKeon at Bridges Home Care

Photo:  (left to right) Jennifer Fortin, Manager In-Home Services for Bridges Home Care,
Laurie McKeon, Bridges Home Care Personal Support Specialist, and Julie Shackley,
Board President, Home Care & Hospice Alliance of Maine.
Laurie McKeon Recognized as
2014 Caregiver of the Year at Blaine House Tea

Congratulations to Laurie McKeon, Personal Support Specialist (PSS) worker for Bridges Home Care for being selected as the 2014 Caregiver of the Year by the Home Care & Hospice Alliance of Maine.  As the recipient of this prestigious award, Laurie was recognized at the Blaine House on Tuesday, November 4th

During her 13 years as a PSS worker for Bridges Home Care, a division of Spectrum Generations, Laurie’s pleasant demeanor and tenacity in ensuring quality care has come shining through with each of her clients. Through her knowledge and compassion, Laurie has proven to families that with the help of home care services that their loved ones can stay safely and independently at home, where they want to be.

Laurie often takes her clients on outings to get their favorite sandwich or that nostalgic candy bar at places they used to go to when they were younger – listening to their old stories and precious memories of better days gone by.

According to her supervisor at Bridges Home Care, “Laurie goes above and beyond to please each and every one of her clients.  She puts her clients first, often changing her own family plans at the last minute so that her clients can receive much needed care.  Her upbeat and positive loving personality is what our clients cannot live without.   Without Laurie, there would be less smiling faces!”    

Bridges Home Care is a division of Spectrum Generations, central Maine’s Area Agency on Aging & Aging and Disability Resource Center.  Bridges’ goal is simply to assist you or your loved one to maintain their independence at home with our home care services.  For more information about Bridges Home Care call 1-800-876-9212 or visit