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

At Your Service 24/7 in Urbandale, IA

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 (515) 221-0866 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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Business Owner: Anne Peters

Business Owner: Anne Peters
Anne brings 19 years experience in the senior care business to the Des Moines office. Personal experiences with family members motivate her to create an environment where quality is first with clients, CAREGivers, and the community. Her role is to provide leadership, promote Home Instead Senior Care in the community, plan community service projects, and create greater awareness in the Des Moines area regarding senior issues, challenges, and needs. Anne currently serves on the Board of the Iowa Center for Home Care, Central Iowa Senior Education Network (CISEN) and the Walk to End Alzheimer's Committee.  She is married with three rapidly growing​ young adults and enjoys cooking, reading, and watching her kids play sports.

Service Coordinator: Andrea Weatherly

Service Coordinator:  Andrea Weatherly

Andrea is our scheduler and master puzzle solver. She is responsible for creating matches between our Clients and our CAREGivers. She works diligently to meet the needs of all parties.  She is equally as dedicated to setting our CAREGivers up for success by giving them the information and tools they need to provide exceptional care.


Client Care Advocate: Jan Hannasch, RN

Client Care Advocate:  Jan Hannasch, RN

Jan and her counterpart, Peggy, share a passion for cultivating meaningful relationships and exceptional experiences between clients and caregivers.  Each serves as a liaison between families, clients and caregivers to ensure that client needs are met with excellence and compassion.  Jan's personal experience in caring for her mother during her final years has given her a perspective to relate to the families with which we work.  She is deeply committed to providing Highly Personalized Care to each of her clients.  Jan, who moved back to Iowa with her beagle and two cats, loves Nebraska football, and spending time with her family and grandkids.


Client Care Advocate: Peggy Lynch

Client Care Advocate:  Peggy Lynch

Home Care Consultant: Heather Barber

Home Care Consultant:  Heather Barber

​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 and her new puppy, Hank. 


Office Coordinator: Staci Schwarz

Office Coordinator: Staci Schwarz

Training and Development Coordinator: Stevie Lang

Training and Development Coordinator: Stevie Lang

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.  A big part of her role is making sure HISC is a place caregivers LOVE to work!  When not working or being a mom, she loves to watch birds, take long walks in nature and travel to beautiful places.


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