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Home Care Resources in North Houston

Griswold caregivers help make life better.

While home care allows people to safely remain in their own homes, it doesn’t mean they have to stay at home. Our caregivers can
offer you the opportunity to enjoy some of the many events, activities, and great restaurants in the North Houston and Greater Housron
area.


Our caregivers can accompany you to medical appointments as well as to parks, libraries, church services, theaters, museums, or to
participate in one of the many activities at our senior centers. They can take you out for lunch or dinner at your favorite restaurant, to
an event at the Cynthia Woods Pavilion or to isit to the Mercer Arboretum and Botantical Gardens.


Do you miss walking around a mall? A caregiver can accompany you to one of the area malls. Perhaps you would prefer to go for
walk along the Riverwalk or better yet ride the river trolleys that cruise the expanded RiverWalk at The Woodlands Mall.
We’re ready to get to work. Contact Griswold Home Care today or call (832) 363-2866.

About Jean Griswold

Our founder, Jean Griswold, was a care professional who became a visionary entrepreneur when she started the first non-medical home care franchise in the United States while running her own home care business.

Jean started at her dining room table in 1982 in suburban Philadelphia. Her husband, Minister and Doctor Lincoln Griswold, informed her that an elderly woman in their parish had died through the complications associated with malnutrition and dehydration because she had no support system to care for her. Jean was deeply saddened by what she felt was an easily preventable tragedy. She was driven to act.

Jean Griswold was an extraordinary leader. She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1967 at the age of 36 but continued to work actively in her office until she was 79. She published a book, “Fears of the Elderly” in 2013.

Jean was born in New York City. She received a bachelor’s degree in economics and business from Douglass College and a master’s degree in personnel and guidance from Rutgers University. She received an honorary doctorate from Holy Family University in 2006. From 2003 to 2004 she was Entrepreneur in Residence at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She won numerous awards, including the Spirit of Philadelphia Award, the Working Woman’s 2001 Entrepreneur of the Year honor, and the 2002 MS National Achievement Award of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Jean passed away on January 28th, 2017 at the age of 86. She was an inspirational woman and entrepreneur, and despite her passing, her values live on in Griswold Home Care today.

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