Rachel June Macias Joins LightHouse as Director of Private Duty Homecare

Posted on: January 17th, 2014 by lighthouseadmin

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Creator of Maternity Concierge Service in Washington DC Will Oversee Growing Private Duty Division


SPRINGFIELD, Virginia— January 17, 2014LightHouse Healthcare, Inc, leading provider of home health care, personal care and dementia care at home, has named Rachel Macias as its new Director of Private Duty Services.


Ms. Macias, who founded DC Baby Planners, will be in charge of managing and increasing personal care and other services to help seniors stay in their homes longer.


“I am thrilled that Rachel will be joining our team,” said CEO Melissa Collins.  “The expansion of our private duty services will further meet the growing needs and desires of seniors in Northern Virginia who want to remain in their own homes, safely and happily, as long as possible.   Rachel shares our values, and has a proven track record in a highly personal service business, where trust is key: a perfect alignment for LightHouse, our caregivers and our senior community.”

“I am proud to be taking on this new opportunity to lead the private duty division at LightHouse,” said Macias.  “I am deeply honored to join the LightHouse team and to work with seniors and their loved ones. Our caregivers truly are that extra set of hands sometimes needed. I look forward to providing our clients with personalized, respectful and compassionate care.”

Before joining LightHouse, Ms. Macias was a successful entrepreneur, creating one of the first maternity concierge services for the Washington metro region.  Prior to that, she worked as an administrative officer for the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission. Previously, she held roles at the National Cable & Communications Association and its education nonprofit, Cable in the Classroom.  While associated with the Junior League of Annapolis, Ms. Macias was awarded the prestigious President’s “Just Do It” award for outstanding service and the Janus Award for extraordinary actions that served to sustain the Junior League in the future.

Ms. Macias studied Political Science at the University of Southern Maine. She and her husband, Paul, live in Springfield, VA with their three sons.

LightHouse Healthcare, founded in 2001, is a leading provider of home health care services throughout Northern Virginia.  LightHouse specializes in geriatric care and rehabilitation, which means all of their programs and services are designed to meet the needs of the geriatric community and their families.  Providing a full range of home health services from state of the art after-stroke care to 24-hour personal care, gero-psychiatric nursing and  complex wound management, LightHouse is committed  to enhancing  the lives of older Northern Virginians and their desire to remain in their own homes as long as possible.  LightHouse Healthcare puts patient’s needs first and places a strong emphasis on the patient experience and patient outcomes.


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