• Why Acorn?

    Why Acorn?

    Acorn has been recognized with both local and national awards. In 2014, we received a Quality Service Award from the Orange County Commissioners. In the same year, our founder was named Dementia Care Professional of the Year by the Alzheimer’s Foundation.

    Our caregivers are home care professionals who have committed themselves to the caring of elderly people and those suffering with dementia, Alzheimer’s and other conditions. We are fully insured with bonding and liability insurance for greater peace of mind.

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  • Quality Service Award

    Quality Service Award

    Acorn received the first-ever Quality Service Award from the Orange County Board of Commissioners.

    The commissioners recognized us for our dedication to clients, as well as to caregivers. The caregiver is the real hero in the battle to care for our loved ones. We try hard to treat them right.

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  • Testimonials

    Testimonials

    We can tell you we’re great, but it’s better if we let our clients tell you.

    Nothing makes us more proud than the words of praise and gratitude we receive from them. When they send us an unexpected note of thanks, we feel we are doing the right thing. See our testimonial page for more….

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  • Dementia Professional of the Year

    Dementia Professional of the Year

    In 2014 we received a national honor.

    The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America named Acorn founder, Lorenzo Mejia, Dementia Care Professional of the Year. The award is given annually to someone demonstrating performance that exceeds expectations in dementia care.

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  • Satisfied Clients

    Satisfied Clients

    We can tell you we’re great, but it’s better if we let our clients tell you.

    Nothing makes us more proud than the words of praise and gratitude we receive from them. When they send us an unexpected note of thanks, we feel we are doing the right thing. See our testimonial page for more….

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  • Caregiver Screening Process

    Caregiver Screening Process

    We put caregivers though a rigorous, multi-step interview process and competency assessment to give you peace of mind as you make arrangements for yourself or a loved one. Our process is so stringent that we place fewer than 7% of the individuals who apply.

    Learn more about our assessment process.

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  • Acorn on ABC News

    Acorn on ABC News

    When ABC News did a segment on caring for seniors, they interviewed Acorn owner, Lorenzo Mejia.

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Our Mission

Acorn operates as a registry and refers qualified, professional caregivers. We carefully screen caregivers through a meticulous, multi-step process. These caregivers are committed to the profession and are passionate about helping others.

Our goal at Acorn is to serve seniors, those recovering from surgery, new and expectant mothers and other loved ones. Options include 24-hour live-in care, weekly, weekend or hourly care. We serve Chapel Hill, Durham, Hillsborough, Pittsboro and surrounding areas in Orange, Chatham, Durham and Wake counties.

We have bonding and general liability insurance to give you greater peace of mind.

Contact us today to schedule a no-obligation visit at your home to see how we may be of service.

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