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Home Care Assistance of Cleveland Honors Marilyn Matia, Recipient of Growing Bolder’s International Inspiration Award

(Solon, OH – January 20, 2017) Home Care Assistance, the leading provider of non-medical home care, is proud to announce that their client, Marilyn Matia, was awarded the International Growing Bolder Inspiration Award at the Growing Bolder Awards in Central Florida. Nominated by Home Care Assistance owner, Scott Michaels, for leading a vibrant life full purpose, Marilyn outshined the many impressive nominees, landing her this recognition. “Marilyn is the role model for staying active, staying involved, and demonstrating a passion for life,” said Scott Michaels. At 88-years-old, Marilyn is a lifelong political activist and a speaker at schools and civic groups where she encourages participation in the political process. Marilyn served on the Solon Charter Review Commission for several years in her hometown of Solon, Ohio and is active in the local Republican party. She campaigns regularly for republican candidates at the local, state and national level and has been active in every presidential campaign beginning in 1960, including all those since 2000. Marilyn has been a Cleveland resident since 1952 and has been contributing to the community for most of that time. She is an avid supporter of intercity programs. Marilyn was the Chairman of the ‘Friends of B.R.I.C.K.”, a program for troubled youth. The acronym stood for Brotherhood, Responsibility, Intelligence, Conduct and Knowledge. In the most recent presidential campaign she volunteered her time and services for inner-city Cleveland residents. Marilyn also hosts gatherings in her home to discuss current events and is an accomplished competitive bridge player. Marilyn’s experience using home care services began in 1989 when her mother needed care and sought it once again when her husband fell ill. Now she uses Home Care Assistance to help her with activities of daily living and to support here active, involved lifestyle. We celebrate Marilyn’s passion for life and we are pleased that we can be part of her life that inspires others to grow bolder. For more information about Home Care Assistance of Cleveland and how they are changing the way the world ages, please visit ABOUT HOME CARE ASSISTANCE Home Care Assistance is the leading provider of home care for seniors across the United States, Canada and Australia. Our mission is to change the way the world ages. We provide older adults with quality care that enables them to live happier, healthier lives at home. Our services are distinguished by the caliber of our caregivers, the responsiveness of our staff and our expertise in daily care. We embrace a positive, balanced approach to aging centered on the evolving needs of older adults. A 2016 Franchise500®, Inc. 5000 Company and one of the 50 fastest growing women-owned companies worldwide in 2016, the company was recognized as a 2016 Endorsed National Provider by the home care industry’s leading research firm, Home Care Pulse. Home Care Assistance CEO Lily Sarafan was also named Health Care Executives’ 2016 Woman of the Year. For more information about Home Care Assistance, visit
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