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Meet Our Office Team Providing In Home Senior Care Pittsburgh Residents Count On

Our team is uniquely qualified and ready to help with in home senior care Pittsburgh seniors need

If you are looking for a reliable and well trained individual to help your loved one receive care at home, look no further than our care agency. We offer compassionate in home senior care Pittsburgh seniors rely on to stay safe, comfortable and independent in their own homes. Not only are our caregivers an important part of our team, so too are the behind the scenes office team.

Our expert staff pay careful attention to your loved one’s needs and deliver prompt and specialized assistance that is head and shoulders above other care agencies. As part of our Interactive Caregiving philosophy, our care agents work to engage the seniors we serve in order to make sure they receive the in home senior care Pittsburgh residents have come to expect. Your loved one’s care aide will help your loved one engage in everyday activities, conversation, exercise and more to ensure companionship, fun and mental stimulation. In order to provide that level of care, our behind the scenes team must work to develop excellent screening and matching capabilities.

All of our care experts are carefully trained, vetted and screened to ensure quality care with peace of mind. Care aides are bonded and insured through our agency and work with our office staff on a continual basis to ensure quality in home senior care Pittsburgh seniors expect. Many of our clients have come to rely on our agency workers as friends, confidants and family.

Get to know the individuals behind our elder care agency today. We are available 24 hours a day to address your questions, comments and concerns or to schedule a free in-home consultation at (412) 203-5217.

Tom and Mame Donohue


Tom and Mary "Mame" Donohue, RN, provide overall direction to this franchise location and its operations. They assure that all franchise services stay true to the Comfort Keepers brand of in-home senior care that actively engages seniors.  Mame relies on her thirty (30) plus years of nursing skills when interacting with clients and their families to assist in structuring the most helpful plan of care.

Jeanine Sismour

Community Liaison

Jeanine’s detail to organization enables her to juggle multiple managerial tasks. Her past experience as an advocate and a volunteer for charitable organizations and non-profits have given her an excellent background for providing attentive customer care.

Andie Kosko

Human Resource Manager

Andie comes to Comfort Keepers with 17 years’ experience in the Human Services field.  She was attracted to Comfort Keepers philosophy and mission statement.  Her friendly, energetic and goal oriented personality fits well with the challenging position of recruiting and retaining quality caregivers for Comfort Keepers.

Autumn Andreis, RN

Client Care Nurse

Comfort Keepers has hired Autumn Andreis, RN as our Client Care Nurse.  She will be visiting our clients in their homes and conducting assessments.  She brings over a decade of nursing experience to this position.  Her most recent nursing experience is as a hospital medical/surgical floor nurse.


Scheduling Manager

Ro has been a member of the administrative team since 2006. The time she has taken to get to know the care aides and match them with clients is without question the cornerstone of her scheduling success. This process of relationship building and her intrinsic motivation to exceed expectations has won her respect by all.

Ashleigh Burchett

South Scheduler

Ashleigh brings a variety of experience in the caring industry to her work at Comfort Keepers.  This allows her to keep the best interests of her clients in mind when making scheduling decisions.

Michele Harvey

Accounts Receivable/Administration

Michele is the voice of CK Pittsburgh South managing incoming calls and assisting with the flow of communication in the office. She also acts as support for the administrative staff helping them achieve their goals. Her even temper, intrinsic motivation and tireless efforts are an asset to the office staff.

Shelby Pelesky

Human Resources and Operations Specialist

Shelby Pelesky was born and raised in Pittsburgh.  She completed her BA in Psychology at Boston University and her MS in Organizational Psychiatry and Psychology at King's College.  In her spare time, Shelby is an excellent baker.  Some of her creations have been enjoyed in the office.

Christine Vrabel

Human Resources Administrative Assistant

Christine brings a variety of experience Human Resources and employee recruitment to her job as the HR Administrative Assistant.  She comes to Comfort Keepers from Capital Healthcare Solutions.

Lorie Bratetich

On-Call Staff

Lorie joined our office staff in June 2016, as one of our two On Call Specialists.  She is the mother of three boys and very happy to be back in the work force after taking a long break to be a stay at home mom.  Lorie loves camping and the outdoors.

Julie Ost

On-Call Staff

Julie is our on-call specialist. All office staff relax in the evenings or on weekends when Julie is at work handling those last minute surprises from clients (and occasionally care aides). She is well-rounded with experience working in the construction business, bus driver for special needs children, and a file reviewer for underwriting. In addition she is a mother of three girls.

Hilary Spell

Client Care Coordinator

Hilary is a graduate of Penn State University with a B.S. in Rehabilitation Services. Along with experience in case management she assists our clients in managing changing life circumstances. Her calm, friendly and patient demeanor with clients helps relieve the stress of otherwise difficult choices.

Pat Donohue, MSW, CSA

Management Assistant

Patrick’s desire to work with people has led him to Comfort Keepers after an eight year stint in the Army. He has become involved in all aspects of the business.



Comfort Keepers of Pittsburgh and South Hills, PA provides in home care and senior care services in the following cities:

Baldwin, Bethel Park, Bloomfield, Belle Vernon, Bentleyville, Bon Air, Brentwood, Brookline, Carrick, Castle Shannon, Charleroi, Clairton, Donora, Downtown Pittsburgh, Dravosburg, Duquesne, Duquesne Heights, East Liberty, Elizabeth, Elizabeth Township, Elrama, Etna, Finleyville, Friendship, Garfield, Glassport, Glen Hazel, Greenfield, Hays, Hazelwood, Highland Park, Homestead, Homewood, Jefferson Hills, Jefferson, Knoxville, Lawrenceville, Larimer, Library, Lincoln Place, McKeesport, Millvale, Monessen, Monongahela, Morningside, Mount Lebanon, Mount Washington, Munhall, New Eagle, Oakland, Overbrook, Penn Hills, Pleasant Hills, Point Breeze, Polish Hill, Scott Township, Shadyside, Smithton, South Park, Southside, Squirell Hill, Stanton Heights, Strip District, Swissvale, West Elizabeth, West Homestead, West Mifflin, West Newton, Wilkinsburg, Whitehall, PA


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