Recent Promotions

Promotions

We are pleased to announce several staff promotions. Asia Patton will be assuming the role of office manager for our Lombard location. Asia started with the company as a Homecare Aide in 2013 and beca...

COVID-19 Vaccination Information for HCA’s

Homecare Aides fall under the category of non-medical essential workers and are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccinations sites can be found here through county health departments...

Sahara to Launch 1st Quarter Training

We will be launching the first online In-service training session of 2021 on Monday January 18. Similar to last year, we will also provide translated material in Urdu, Gujrati, and Spanish. Train...

Employee Recognitions

Many staff members were recognized during our last quarterly staff meeting for various achievements in 2020. Edgar Valladares, Outreach Coordinator, Lombard | Innovation AwardSamina Saeed, Program ...

In Loving Memory of Ron Davis

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We are saddened to announce the passing of Ron Davis. Mr. Davis had been working with Sahara as a trainer for 10 years. He was responsible for conducting all of our In-Service training sessi...

Sahara to offer 2021 Health Plans

Homecare Aides and staff members can sign up for a health plan for 2021 during the open enrollment period from December 1-15. HCA’s that are working at least 20 hours per week are eligible to en...

Lombard Client Celebrates 100th Birthday

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Lombard location client Giulia Calabrese recently turned 100 years old. She has been receiving services from Sahara since 2015. Her daughter, Maria Hoalt, serves as her Homecare Aide. Staff from our ...

Chicago Locations Welcome New Manager

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After serving in several different roles and locations, long-time employee Anam Sharf has been promoted to office manager for our Chicago Devon and Albany Park locations. Anam began her journey with ...

HCA Starting Pay Rate Raised

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The starting hourly pay rate of Homecare Aides has been increased to $14.00 per hour. The previous rate was $13.00 per hour. The new policy took effect July 1. Even in the midst of the COVID-19 pa...