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A tradition of great caregiving means that we take care of our own as well as we take care you and your family. 

At Home Instead Senior Care in Omaha, we reward our local CAREGivers with CAREGiver of the Month and CAREGiver of the Year awards to show our appreciation for all they do.

This program inspires CAREGivers to strive for excellence. It creates a sense of pride in the fact that the Home Instead Senior CareSM franchise network recogniz​es, appreciates and rewards their hard work, compassionate care and service to others.

Brenda Philpot - August 2019

Brenda Philpot - August 2019

​Congratulations to our CAREGiver of the Month for August, Brenda! Brenda has been with Home Instead since October of 2016.

Hobbies: In her free time, Brenda loves to play her guitar and cook healthy meals!

Family: Brenda has 3 children and 5 grandchildren.

How she shares her heart: Brenda goes above and beyond to care for her clients, espcailly during the end of their lives. Whether Brenda has been with a client for a long time or this is their first meeting, she has the ability to put the client and their familes at ease.

Superpower: If she could have any superpower it would be super strength to help others. 


Lucy Boever - Summer 2019

Lucy Boever - Summer 2019
This summer was Lucy's first summer with Home Instead. She is in nursing school at Benedictine College in Kansas. She has stepped up whenever called. She has changed the lives of over 20 clients just this summer and has walked into every situation with a smile and open heart. We can't thank Lucy enough for choosing to spend her summer caring for seniors.



Ann Hobson- July 2019

Ann Hobson- July 2019

​Congratulations to our CAREGiver of the Month for July, Ann Hobson! Ann has been with Home Instead since May of 2018. Thank you Ann for all that you do!

Hobbies: In her free time, Ann enjoys going for walks, reading, and traveling. She and her husband often travel to Florida to visit their daughter.

Family: Ann has been married for 29 years! She and her husband have 2 daughters, Molly and Sarah.

How she shares her heart: Ann is a great representation of what it means to live Home Instead. Besides building great relationships with her clients, she has encouraged growth in herself and others by attending both of our CAREGiver Meet-Ups. She has given advice to fellow CAREGivers about the role and shared her own success and challenges.

Superpower: If Ann could have any superpower she would have endless amounts of energy!



Kelly Gilbert- June 2019

Kelly Gilbert- June 2019

​Congratulations to our June CAREGiver of the Month, Kelly! Kelly has been with Home Instead since November of 2018.

  • How she shares her heart: Kelly has such a big heart. She is dependable, reliable, and is always willing to help wherever she is needed. Kelly always has a positive attitude and a smile on her face.
  • Superpower: When asked what superpower she would have if she could have anything, Kelly said caring for seniors!
  • Hobbies: Outside of CAREGiving, Kelly finds herself coloring and playing games on her phone to relax.
  • Family: Kelly has 6 children and 13 great grandchildren!



Deloris Starks- May 2019

Deloris Starks- May 2019

​Deloris has been with Home Instead since February of 2018.

  • Hobbies: Outside of CAREGiving, Deloris cares for even more people she knows, she loves to go out to eat at different restaurants and enjoys attending church.

  • Family: Deloris has 5 children; 3 daughters and 2 sons. When asked how many grandkids she has, she said it would take too long to count them all!

  • How she shares her heart: Deloris is extremely welcoming to everyone and especially to new caregivers. She quietly leads and puts everyone around her at ease. She has a passion for helping others which shows in her work.

  • Superpower: When asked what superpower she would have if she could have anything, Deloris said caregiving. We think she already has this superpower!



Erum Mumtaz- April 2019

Erum Mumtaz- April 2019

​Congratulations to our April CAREGiver of the month, Erum Mumtaz! Erum has been with Home Instead since 2016. She goes above and beyond for her clients. She can work with a variety of clients and meet them right where they are in life. She is committed to them and takes her role very seriously. Erum not only is doing great work at Home Instead but also at her other job at Dillard's. She just was awarded their Pacesetter Award! We are so proud of you Erum! Thank you for all you do!


Brian Brockman- March 2019

Brian Brockman- March 2019

Congratulations to our March CAREGiver of the Month, Brian Brockman! Brian has been with the company since 2016. He has continued working at this chiropractic office while CAREGiving for Home Instead. He is extremely dependable despite his busy schedule! Brian has truly taken the lead with his clients in their care. So much so that he has continued to care for the same couple since his first month with Home Instead! Brian not only shares his heart with his clients but also his fellow CAREGiver’s. He rearranged his schedule to stay over night with his clients during a blizzard, so his fellow CAREGiver’s wouldn’t have to brave the snow.


Gina Donahue- February 2019

Gina Donahue- February 2019

​Our February CAREGiver of the Month is Gina! Gina has been with Home Instead for 5 years! She goes into every shift with a full heart and a big smile. She takes the lead by being reliable, staying positive, and sharing her heart with her clients and their families. One of Gina's clients told us that she is the daughter she never had. She goes above and beyond to make sure she is taken care of. Gina opens doors for her, makes sure she has her favorite snacks at all times, and even paints her nails her favorite color. 


Emgijada Dapo- January 2019

Emgijada Dapo- January 2019

​Congratulations to our January CAREGiver of the month, Emgijada Dapo! Emgijada has been a CAREGiver with Home Instead for 12 years! She goes to every client's home with a smile on her face and a positive attitude. She changes the lives of her clients and puts their families at ease. Emgijada's favorite part about her job is the relationships she has with her clients, their families, and our office staff. She is amazed at how everyone comes together to care for seniors. She said she is very proud to work for Home Instead and we feel blessed to have her as a CAREGiver.


Regina Keegan- December 2018

Regina Keegan- December 2018

Congratulations to our December CAREGiver of the month, Regina Keegan! Regina has been with Home Instead since May of 2018. In the short time she has been with us she has made a huge impact not only in the lives of her clients but on the office staff too. We appreciate Regina’s responsiveness, positivity, and willingness to help wherever is needed. When asked why she loves being a caregiver she said, “I love the variety of people I have met. My clients amaze me every day with their stories and knowledge. Just like the Home Instead slogan, to me it is personal”.  


Mary Frost- November 2018

Mary Frost- November 2018

Mary is extremely hardworking, something her parents instilled in her and her sisters growing up. She has always given 110% into everything she does and goes the extra mile for her clients. She has been known to do tasks even when they haven't been asked of her. Mary has been with Home Instead for 6 years and says she wishes she would have started with the company sooner. She has enjoyed getting to know her fellow Caregivers and loves sharing fond memories of clients with them. She makes a huge difference in the lives of her clients, but her clients make a difference in her life too.


Billie Thurston- October 2018

Billie Thurston- October 2018

Billie goes above and beyond with all her clients. She has taken the lead with her client, Dolly, and her care. She is a great mentor for new CareGivers that may be with Dolly and has been a wonderful representation of Home Instead at Ridgewood Assisted Living. She is very responsive to Home Instead staff members and always has a smile on her face! Billie has been with Home Instead since June of 2015!


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