San Mateo, CA-based Caring.com announced the acquisition of Gilbert Guide, the online senior housing guide, homecare directory, and key resource for caregivers, adult children and families with aging parents.
Through the acquisition, Caring.com, a community and content website that provides people who are caring for aging parents with time-saving information to help them make better decisions, will now give its members the ability to access Gilbert Guide’s housing guide and extensive directory as part of its standard features.
Commenting on the deal, Andy Cohen, co-founder and CEO of Caring.com, said: “We’re excited to welcome Gilbert Guide to the Caring.com family and support its advancement as the most comprehensive eldercare directory on the web.
“This acquisition will strengthen our ability to provide more than 34 million Americans caring for aging parents, with the most engaging, high-quality eldercare information and resources available online”, he said.
According to an official statement, the transaction was closed on September 23rd.
The Gilbert Guide team will become a part of Caring.com and focus on the further development and expansion of the guide. Gilbert Guide CEO Jill Gilbert and COO Jason Gilbert will join the Caring.com team as vice presidents, reporting to CEO Andy Cohen.