About Our Staff
James R. Buscemi – Owner
James R. Buscemi is the Owner of Home Care Assistance (HCA) of North Broward. Previous to opening his HCA location, James spent eleven years honing his professional skills in the world of pharmaceuticals in the New York City area. Early in his pharmaceutical career James specialized in selling Central Nervous System products indicated for Alzheimer’s Disease, Depression, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). As he progressed in his pharmaceutical career, James worked his way into Specialty Sales where the products he sold expanded into the disease states of Hypertension, Pain, and Fibromyalgia. James’ pharmaceutical career culminated in managerial positions where he was responsible for developing teams of young professionals in the promotion of products indicated for Alzheimer’s Disease, Depression, Schizophrenia, Bipolar, and Hypertension. One of the disease categories that James consistently operated in throughout his entire career was Alzheimer’s Disease where over an eleven-year period he became an expert in the patient population and the products utilized to treat Alzheimer’s. This prompted him to enter the world of non-medical home care as he saw a desperate need to assist America’s aging population and to assist in “Changing the Way the World Ages”.
James earned both his Bachelors of Science degree in Management and his Master’s Degree in Executive Management from St. John’s University in Queens New York where he was a student-athlete and member of the 1996 NCAA, Division I Men’s Soccer National Championship team. James currently resides in Boca Raton, FL with his wife Noelia, and two children Joseph and Alexander.
Nadine Predestin – Employee Care Manager
Nadine is the Employee Care Manager of Home Care Assistance of North Broward. She is an experienced Caregiver recruiter, where over her career she has recruited, hired, and trained an impressive amount of caregivers for Private Home Care and Skilled Nursing Facilities. She has brought that experience to Home Care Assistance where she has continued the HCA tradition of hiring, training and placing the best of the best Caregivers.
Nadine brings warmth and compassion to the hiring process to assure placement that is favorable for both the client and caregiver leading to high satisfaction rates. With a firm understanding of the Agency for Health Care Administraion policies in the State of Florida; Nadine works diligently to keep all required licensure and certifications up to date to assure job safety. Nadine anticipates expanding the Home Care Assistance of North Broward roster of Caregivers with quality professionals that provide exceptional care….one interview at a time.