Husband and wife join in-home care company to aid seniors in the Chicagoland area
Sunny Days In-Home Care, a Pennsylvania-based leader in the senior in-home care industry, celebrated the grand opening of its first franchise. Business owners Bob and DeAnna Spoerl officially opened their Sunny Days location in Plainfield, Illinois, on Feb. 23, expanding the brand’s presence into the Midwest region of the United States.
“We are so pleased to have Bob and DeAnna on the Sunny Days team,” said David Ellenwood, president and founder. “His experience in business and the franchise industry, combined with her sophisticated education and passion for people is the perfect combination of talents for this business. They are the perfect candidates to help us develop our franchise network, and we couldn’t be more excited for them to get the business up and running.”
Bob is no stranger to the industry, having worked in franchise marketing and public relations for the last 10 years. But, it’s DeAnna who leads the charge at Sunny Days In-Home Care Chicago West Suburbs, driven by her desire to make a difference and help those around her. That devotion and compassion to help people stems in large part from her own experience caring for her grandmother, who passed away in 2009 from complications of dementia.
“There’s always been a part of me that has never been satisfied by working just to make ends meet. I want to do something that will make a difference in someone’s life — bring a smile to someone who hasn’t smiled in a while. That’s important to me,” DeAnna said. “Now, not only do we get to provide that to our customers, we are able to do so with the support of the Sunny Days team and the Sunny Days In-Home Care brand.”
Sunny Days In-Home Care grew out of the compassion and values of husband-and-wife team David and Evelyn Ellenwood, who saw a need for better in-home care in their hometown of Pittsburgh. In 2011, the two entrepreneurs committed themselves to developing a system of high-quality, affordable home care services that would allow people to lead dignified, independent lives in the comfort and safety of their own homes.
With an experienced development team that has nurtured and grown multiple locations over the years, Sunny Days In-Home Care is committed to providing services to even more seniors and others in need – along with the help of motivated owner-operators who are looking to do good in their local areas.