About Us: The “Live Smart” Guarantee
A First Name Basis was founded in Lafayette with the goal of providing extraordinary care coupled with exceptional customer service. We are the fastest-growing non-medical home care agency for senior home health care in the state and provide quality care to our neighbors from six area offices:
- Baton Rouge/Ascension
- Metairie/New Orleans
- Lake Charles
- Jackson, Mississippi
We are proud to be a leading home care provider in Louisiana, committed to transforming how home care is delivered. We guarantee professionalism, friendliness and client satisfaction.
A First Name Basis Home Care stands apart from other senior home care agencies for the following reasons:
- The highest quality of care – our caregivers are well trained, professional, friendly, punctual and 100% dedicated to improving the quality of life of our clients
- Team Spirit – each member of the A First Name Basis team understands how important customer service and quality care is to our clients. We pride ourselves in caring for our clients as if they are family!
- The “Live Smart” Guarantee
- We guarantee our client’s satisfaction
- We guarantee our entire team is professional, attentive and friendly
- We guarantee a tailored plan of care to fit our client’s needs
- Our Mission, Vision, & Values
We invite you to get to know us on a personal level and assure you that you will enjoy becoming a part of the A First Name Basis family! Click here to read some of our Frequently Asked Questions or to read Testimonials of how A First Name Basis has helped local families and care providers in your area!
For more information, please call 877.557.5525.
VP of Operations
Ann Picheloup Honore joined A First Name Basis in 2010 as the Director of Client Care for the Baton Rouge area. Over the years, she has been promoted within the company to her current role of Vice President of Operations. Ann currently manages both the Baton Rouge and Lake Charles locations, as well as oversees care management operations for the entire company. Ann has a Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising Design from McNeese State University and has over five years of experience in management, marketing and elderly care.
VP of Marketing
Joseph Lasko is Vice President of Marketing for all operations and offices from our New Orleans location. Joseph joined our team in 2010 as a Director of Sales and Marketing for our New Orleans office. With a passion for healthcare, and an even stronger passion for excellent customer service, Joseph was promoted to Area Director of Operations in 2014. Joseph has a degree in Marketing from Franklin University and truly loves helping the people of the New Orleans area.
Area Director of Operations
Susan Amos serves as the Area Director of Operations for our Lafayette and Shreveport offices. Susan has been with A First Name Basis for over 3 years and has worked in the healthcare industry for over 25 years. She has been involved in assuring the quality care of seniors, while maintaining their dignity and independence, for the majority of her career. Susan is also Co-chair for the Greater Lafayette Aging District (GLAD) Organization in Lafayette and a volunteer for the Alzheimer’s Association and the American Cancer Society. She most recently became a board member of the Regional Advisory Board for the Alzheimer’s Association in the Lafayette area.