Meet Our Sacramento Metro area Comfort Keepers®

Our team is uniquely qualified and ready to help 

Every member of our team is professional and well trained. We conduct a thorough screening and interviewing process to identify the best home care providers, and only those who pass this process go on to complete training to deliver our special brand of home care and become Comfort Keepers®. What truly sets our people apart, though, is their natural gift for caring for others. 

All Comfort Keepers pass extensive background checks and complete continuing education. They are licensed, bonded, insured and covered by workers' compensation insurance to protect our clients and their families.

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Vince Maffeo

Owner and General Manager

Vince is a seasoned business professional, with over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing, mainly in the cable television industry with companies such as Comcast and Cox Communications. Vince joined Comfort Keepers in 2008 to help his parents, Vince and Eleanor, run the Sacramento, Placer, and El Dorado County operations. Vince runs the entire Sacramento-area operation from the company's Citrus Heights office.  He is a frequent contributor to ABC10's “Sacramento and Co.” show, offering tips, advice, and information on caregiving for seniors. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Radio-Television Broadcasting from San Diego State University, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Saint Mary’s College of California.

Caren Terry

Director of Client Services

Caren was Comfort Keepers’ first employee in El Dorado County, joining the company at its inception in 2002. She has been instrumental in growing and expanding the business into Placer and Sacramento Counties. Over the last eight years, Caren has helped hundreds of seniors age in place at home in a healthy, hundreds of seniors age in place at home in a healthy, safe environment. A seasoned professional who exhibits empathy and understanding for her clients, Caren maintains quality relationships  with dozens of case managers, discharge planners and hospice organizations throughout Sacramento, Placer, and El Dorado Counties.

Jocelyn Kaufenberg

Director of Business Development

Jocelyn joined Comfort Keepers in 2009, and serves as our Director of Business Development.  Her main role is to establish relationships with referral source partners in the Sacramento, Elk Grove, and Lodi area.

Gerrie Kuster

Director of Operations

Gerrie is Comfort Keepers' Director of Operations. Her role is to ensure that our caregivers and clients are matched properly to ensure the best fit and relationship possible.  She also performs Quality Assurance visits every 30-60 days to check on whether a client's care plan should be adjusted. Gerrie has been with Comfort Keepers since 2011, and came to us from the hospitality industry in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Jennifer Krock, LVN

Clinical Director

Jen joined Comfort Keepers in September, 2016 and serves in the newly-created role of Clinical Director.  Her responsibility is to ensure that our caregivers are following the proper plan of care that's been established for each client.  She's also responsible for reviewing and editing our plans of care to make sure we adapt to the evolving care that our clients require.  Jen holds a license as a Vocational Nurse (LVN) earned from the College of the Siskiyous.

Danielle Portis

Director of Caregiver Development

Danielle is a 12-year veteran of Comfort Keepers who has worked in a variety of role, including caregiver and scheduler. Now, Danielle is our Director of Caregiver Development, for which she's responsible for ensuring that each of our caregivers is licensed and receives the proper training, motivation, and support to serve our clients.

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