Companionship Services Team

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Caring for our elders is a responsibility that brings happiness

ALS Walk team Companion Care 9-28-14

The Companion Care team raised $3,000 for ALS in 2015

Companion Care has been providing personalized in-home care for elders since 2004. Our companionship services team are highly-trained, experienced professionals who sincerely care for our clients. Whether you need assistance with daily activities, respite care, post-surgical care, Alzheimer’s care or hospice care,we will actively listen to you in order to understand your needs and provide the best possible service to meet those needs.

The Companion Care team has participated in the Walk for ALS annually and has been a sponsor of the event for the past four years.

Visit and click on “Donate” to make a contribution to Companion Care team.



Meet Our Team

It’s not the great things we do in life it’s the little things we do with great love.Mother Theresa


Janet Schuh, Owner of Companion Care has been providing elderly companionship services in Albuquerque since 2004.

Owner and CEO Janet Schuh received her M.A. is Gerontology from Webster University, as well as M.A. in Philosophy and Library Science.

Jan provides vision and leadership, as well as coordinates initial and ongoing training for our caregivers. She brings a unique perspective as a survivor of polio as a child and breast cancer at the age of 45. She knows first-hand the importance of having support throughout the various stages of your life.

“I am 82 years old now and have accomplished much in my life. I helped raise 8 children and have earned three Master’s Degrees, the latest one in Gerontology. I believe that my age and my physical handicaps are gifts that give me the opportunity to support others who can benefit from my experiences.”

Janet was named as a 2015 Woman of Influence by the Albuquerque Business Journal for her contributions to improving in-home health care in the Albuquerque area.

Paula Schuh, co-owner of Companion Care

Paula Schuh, Owner and Chief Financial Officer, facilitates the growth of Companion Care through goal setting.

Paula has a career in environmental science. She works to make sure that  our companionship services are the best they can be.

“She is my greatest supporter,” says Jan. “It gives us the opportunity to work together as a family bringing trust, honesty and love to others,” Paula adds.

Wray Roccaforte, Business Manager at Companion Care

Wray Roccaforte, Business Manager, as well as a care consultant, has over 13 years experience working with people with special needs.

Wray has a degree in Elementary Education with Endorsements in Special Education.  She interviews and coordinates incoming clients and is the key person working with insurance companies and the Veteran’s Administration.   She enjoys working with elders and their families to create cohesive care plans.

Ruby Condit, Administrative Assistant at Companion Care
Ruby Condit, Administrative Assistant, helps keep the office team organized and productive. She is one of the friendly voices on the phone when a call comes in for companionship services.

“I enjoy working at Companion Care and enriching the lives of our clients.”

Martyne Backman, Community Liaison, Marketing Director and Care Consultant at Companion Care
Martyne Backman has worked in complementary therapies and wellness education for over 20 years.

As Community Liaison and webmaster for over three years, Martyne enjoys building mutually beneficial relationships with individuals whose companies are referral partners with Companion Care.

As a Care Consultant and Manager, Martyne introduces clients to Companion Care and to the caregivers with whom they are carefully matched. Martyne also coordinates the caregiver training program for the company.

Elder Care Manager, Companion Care
Marianne Costello graduated at the top of her class at PIMA Institute in 2009 as a medical assistant.

Marianne began working as a Caregiver for Companion Care eight years ago.

As the Scheduler and a Care Manager for our clients on the West Side and Rio Rancho, she schedules and supports our caregiver team.

When you need a hand …we’ll be there.


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