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​​​​​​​​Home Instead Senior Care Team​​

At Your Service 24/7 in Norfolk, NE

The need for in-home senior care services doesn't always arise between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on a weekday. That's why our team stands ready to serve you any day of the week, at any hour of the day or night. You can always reach us by phone at (402) 379-8225 to get help setting up home care for a family member.

We have come together as a group of dedicated professionals to deliver a home care solution that meets your needs. We employ trained, screened and bonded CAREGiversSMto serve your family's senior loved one with compassion and devotion.
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Andrea Trautman, General Manager

Andrea Trautman, General Manager

​Home Instead Senior Care and Andrea were a perfect match for one another! During the 6 years that she spent working towards her Master’s in Business degree from Wayne State College, Andrea worked as in-home care provider for seniors. This experience and her strong desire to help seniors and those who are disabled stay in their homes, led her to her fulfilling journey with Home Instead Senior Care. She takes great pride in leading a dynamic, close-knit team that is responsible for changing the face of aging in the communities that they serve. Andrea’s other passion is her family.  Her husband Levi and her have been blessed with 4 precious daughters--Graycen, Ashlyn, and Brooklyn, who light up their lives and their home with love and laughter and Lauryn, who smiles down upon them from Heaven.  ​​

Elaine Graae, Service Coordinator

Elaine Graae, Service Coordinator

​Details make all the difference in the home care industry!  At Home Instead Senior Care, Elaine has the challenging task of ensuring proper placement of CAREGivers with clients through her scheduling efforts.  It is her goal to create mutually rewarding and lasting relationships and Elaine is dedicated to making just the right match between CAREGivers and clients.  Her enthusiasm and healthy humor energize all of those whom she interacts with!  When away from the office, Elaine enjoys time with her husband Rick and daughter, Myla.

Jessica Clyde, Service Coordinator

​Jessica had years of experience working in the human service field, before beginning her journey with Home Instead Senior Care in ​2015.  As a Service Coordinator, Jessica works hard to ensure that all scheduling needs are met and to find the perfect CAREGiver match for each client.  She works alongside our Home Care Consultant and Client Care Coordinator to ensure good communication between families, CAREGivers, and clients.  Jessica also does the detail work of tracking the billing and payroll.  Outside of work, she most of all enjoys time with family, including her husband Shaun and son Jaceyff.  Her other interests include her strong Christian faith, reading, and cooking.    

Stephanie Hoff, Home Care Consultant

Stephanie Hoff, Home Care Consultant

​Stephanie, a life time resident of northeast Nebraska, has career experience in networking and working with seniors, which makes her a perfect fit for Home Instead Senior Care. As our Community Relations Coordinator, she is connecting with those in our referral provider network to increase awareness about our services in the communities that we serve. Stephanie also works with families to find trusted solutions to their long term care needs. She and her husband DJ reside in Norfolk, along with their two children, Evan and Lauryn. Stephanie enjoys her involvement in the community through various committees that she serves on and teaching Sunday School. Her hobbies include volleyball, reading, outdoor activities, and spending time with her family.

Jennifer Vavra, Recruitment & Engagement Coordinator

Jennifer joined Home Instead Senior Care in 2015 and brought with her a wealth of experience in human resources.  She is now leading the efforts in recruiting caring and kind hearted people and turning them into extraordinary CAREGivers!  Her passion is to develop trustworthy, reliable, and compassionate CAREGivers to provide for client and family members peace of mind.  She also focuses on enhancing relationships with our CAREGivers through engagement and connection opportunities.  Outside of work, Jennifer has a love for her faith and her family; she and her husband have two wonderful children.    ​

Janie Uhlir, Training Coordinator

Janie joined the Home Instead Senior Care team in 2015, bringing with her a wealth of experience in working in business, marketing, and the senior care industry.  Janie specializes in preparing our valued CAREGivers for their career through education.  She coordinates the initial training classes and also provides ongoing education opportunities for the CAREGivers.  Janie grew up in the Norfolk area and after losing her beloved husband, returned to the home town that she knows and loves.  Family is very special to her and she especially enjoys time with her children, and her two treasured grandchildren, Gracie and Sawyer.  

Joan Klug, Administrative Assistant

After a successful career in the business and banking industry, Joan retired and came on board as a valued part time support member of the Home Instead Senior Care team!  Two days a week, Joan is the cheerful voice and the helpful hand  that greets our callers and visitors to the office.  Joan and her husband also farm and they enjoy time with their daughters and grandchildren, as well as traveling together.  ​

Dawn Delp, Office Coordinator

Dawn is the cheerful voice on the other end of the phone and the bright smile that welcomes our visitors.  As our Office Coordinator, Dawn provides administrative support in a number of key areas and also manages the weekend on call.  She is the proud mother of 3 children-Cellicia, Taiven, and Xavier.  ​

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