Gary is owner and president of Assisting Hands of Wayne, and a life-long resident of northern New Jersey. Prior to opening Assisting Hands, Gary worked 30 years in accounting and financial systems management, servicing Fortune 500 companies in the pharmaceutical, publishing, entertainment, and manufacturing sectors.
Over the years, Gary has continued to be a leader in community, church and civic organizations, while coaching his children, Danielle and Christopher, in various team sports.
Wanting to “make a difference in people’s lives”, Gary has been inspired to help those needing care of their loved ones, particularly with his own family members requiring personal assistance. Combining passion to serve others, coupled with extensive business skills, has lead Gary to cherish the opportunity to provide services to clients wishing to maintain their independence, yet not be limited to moving to an assisted living facility. “To be home is to feel at home”.
As in sports, our Assisting Hands team will work together, providing the best service possible. Our clients are special, and mean everything to our organization.
Christine Spaulding, RN, Director of Nursing
Christine has been a nurse for over 20 years, and brings with her years of experience working in home care, both with skilled and non -skilled agencies. She feels that home care is so important to the client’s well- being. It is important to build relationships with not only the client, but the caregiver as well. Christine nurtures the relationship with the client’s family to help them communicate the client’s needs, and helps to facilitate accomplishing the client’s goals both physically and emotionally. She takes her role seriously as the client’s advocate. Christine has worked as Director of Nursing for over 13 years, and has working with several smaller start- up companies as well as larger agencies. Christine has also been involved in CAHC accreditation with several agencies.
Christine lives in Elmwood Park and enjoys gardening and spending time with her three Chihuahuas.