"I am continually struck by the professionalism, high level of caring and exemplary caregivers that I have met from Home Instead. My mom couldn't live without them, and neither could I.
Makenzie Parker is our Staffing Supervisor and master puzzle solver.
She is responsible for creating matches between our Clients and our
CAREGivers. She uses her experience as a former CAREGiver to
communicate the needs and desires of the clients and their families to
her staff. She is equally as dedicated to setting our CAREGivers up for
success by giving them the information and tools they need to provide
Staci joined the Home Instead team in February 2016 and is passionate about cultivating meaningful relationships and exceptional experiences between clients and caregivers. She serves as a liaison between families, clients and caregivers to ensure that client needs are met with excellence and compassion. Staci's personal experience in caring for her grandmother during her journey with Alzheimer's has given her a heart for working with the aging community. She is deeply committed to providing Highly Personalized Care to each of her clients. In her free time, Staci enjoys writing, reading and embarking on adventures with her husband and two children.
Heather has an enormous passion for helping others find solutions to their needs! She joined our office as Home Care Consultant in April of 2015. Heather's main responsibility is building relationships with referral providers, and educating the community about Home Care. Her education in Children and Family Services and Aging Services Management also equips her to manage Client Care for our clients who reside in a community setting.
Heather spends her time outside of Home Instead with her 3 children, and beloved family guinea pig, Chewbacca.
Jan recruits and hires our amazing CAREGivers through the lens of a daughter, seeking out only those individuals she would have trusted with her own mother. She also uses her experience as a nurse and a care manager to identify individuals who can give Highly Personalized Care in a professional manner. Jan's expertise in handling situations arising from age-related illnesses and dementia is beneficial in helping plan regular educational events for our CAREGivers, as well as assisting in the development of complex Care Plans. Jan, who moved back to Iowa with her beagle and two cats, loves Nebraska football, and spending time with her family and grandkids.
Stevie is responsible for setting CAREGivers up for success through Home Instead quality training, highly personalized care team meetings and one-on-one coaching. She works closely with all other members of the office staff to find creative solutions to meet the ever changing needs of our clients and CAREgivers. She is passionate about promoting self-care and providing tools to engage with each other in a meaningful way. When not working or being a mom, she loves long walks in nature, sitting on the patio watching wildlife and practicing yoga.
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