San Antonio, TX -- 07/01/2019 – San Antonio-based Caring Companions and By Design HomeCare, two premier providers of home care services, have closed on a transaction to join with and operate under the brand Family Tree In-Home Care. Earlier this year, Family Tree acquired the assets of Professional Caretakers of San Antonio. These latest series of transactions firmly establish Family Tree, a Genova Health company, as the premier provider of home care services in San Antonio as well as the largest employer of professional caregivers in that community. By Design’s founder, Ellen McClellan, will head Family Tree’s operations in San Antonio.

"We have long been committed to establishing ourselves as the premier home care provider in San Antonio, and our patience paid off with the opportunity to bring together top-tier home care professionals under one roof,” stated Daniel Gottschalk, President of Family Tree and Genova Health. “Throughout the past few years of studying the San Antonio market, we’ve held Caring Companions and By Design in the highest esteem due to their reputation, caliber, and market share.”

“We are proud to carry on the legacies of Caring Companions and By Design, two companies that have set the bar for quality home care services in the San Antonio community for over a decade," stated Alex Bonetti, CEO of Family Tree and Genova Health. "Investing in these combined teams aligns with our strategy of adding talent and experience in targeted communities where we believe our team can successfully provide Better Care. Better Health. Every Day."

San Antonio is the newest Texas community to be served by Family Tree. San Antonio is the seventh-most populous city in the United States and the second-most in Texas after Houston, where Family Tree is headquartered. The “Alamo City” enjoyed the largest population gain of any U.S. city in 2017, and was also the fastest-growing of the top ten largest cities in the United States from 2000 to 2010.

About Genova Health
Founded in 2016, Genova manages a portfolio of integrated solutions with a mission to provide better care and better quality of life to older adults. The company manages both home care and care management divisions. Genova Health's family of companies operate in Texas in Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, The Woodlands, and Clear Lake, and also in Colorado in Denver.

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About Family Tree In-Home Care
Founded in 2011 by Alex Bonetti, Family Tree is a growing home care agency with Texas offices in Houston, San Antonio, Austin, The Woodlands, and Clear Lake, and a Colorado office in Denver. The company provides private duty home care and private duty nursing services, including caregiving, transportation, and disease management services.

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About By Design HomeCare
By Design HomeCare was founded in 2006 by Ellen McClellan. Based in San Antonio, By Design has established itself as a top-tier provider of home care services in its community. The company offers concierge level care under both its caregiving division and its private nursing division.

About Caring Companions
Caring Companions was founded in 2003 by Patrick O’Hare. The company is headquartered in San Antonio, having previously expanded to multiple locations in Texas, New York, and Maryland. Caring Companions is a premier provider of professional caregiving services.

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