For its third investment since its founding, the Ziegler Link•Age Longevity Fund, L.P. is backing San Francisco-based CareLinx, a secure online network for finding and managing professional caregivers.
The investment, for an undisclosed amount, will help CareLinx continue to build out a network of caregivers and to allow families to better manage home care services online, reported the Reuters news service.
CareLinx enables customers to find, hire and manage caregivers online by browsing caregiver profiles. It also includes a secure communication tool to schedule interviews, set up schedules and make payment options.
"We are incredibly excited to welcome the Ziegler Link•age Longevity Fund and its Limited Partner network of some of the best not-for-profit senior living providers in the country as a partner," said Sherwin Sheik, CEO and Founder of CareLinx. "We are certain that their market access and market expertise will be a great addition to the CareLinx team moving forward. The Fund’s limited partners serve a large portion of the aging in our country and we are excited to partner with them to make the process of finding and securing quality caregivers easier."