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At Your Service 24/7 in Kennesaw, GA

It All Started In July of 1996

From Ken Stavas, Home Instead Senior Care Owner

We know that caring for an elderly loved one is much more then just helping out.  It's about a special partnership in which a senior not only feels cared for, but also loved. We are passionate about exceeding the needs of our clients and their families whether it is in their home, in assisted living facilities or even nursing homes, Home Instead Senior Care provides extensive senior home care services to the Greater Northwest Atlanta community.

We are here to help regardless of whether you need a few hours a day or 24-hour continual care.  Our services include companionship, meal preparation, showering/bathing and personal care assistance, light housekeeping, grocery shopping, errands, medication reminders, and other daily living activities.

We have been providing services in the Atlanta area for over 15 years and are actively involved with nonprofit organizations within our community.  We are not a giant corporation run from the top down; we pride ourselves on being a community-based, friendly, and responsive company.  You can call and talk to anyone you wish anytime you wish.

Our goal has always been to provide the highest-quality care in the industry, our office staff shares the same vision of being your trusted partner in care. Home Instead Senior Care believes in demonstrating a real commitment to caring for seniors and derives personal satisfaction by responding to this critical need that is growing so rapidly.​

Ken Stavas - Owner

Ken Stavas - Owner Ken has been the owner of Home Instead Senior Care since 1996 servicing over 3,300 clients.  With a Master’s Degree in Psychology, he knows how important it is for seniors and their families to have a reliable and trusted resource of affordable home care. Ken has placed particular attention on becoming a trusted provider of comprehensive non-medical home health care for seniors.  Throughout his years of service to the seniors, Home Instead Senior Care has received numerous awards such as Cobb Small Business Award, Best Practices Award, Business to Business, and One to Watch Award.​​

Janice Sloan - General Manager

Janice Sloan - General Manager

Janice came to Home Instead with a well-rounded background, having many years of experience in management, marketing, and customer relations.   For 19 years, she worked with ClubCorp, a company that owns upscale, private city and country clubs.  In 2012, she transitioned into the senior care industry focusing on home care and senior living communities. 

As General Manager, she is responsible for the day-to-day management of the business.  Her goal is three-fold:  hire happy, dependable employees who have a heart for helping others;  provide outstanding care to every Home Instead client; and grow the business in a fiscally responsible way. 

Janice grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  She resides with her husband and two sons in the BridgeMill community of Canton.    



Anne Friedrich - Home Care Consultant

Anne Friedrich - Home Care Consultant

Anne has been employed with home Instead Senior Care since August of 2000.  She started as a caregiver and worked in recruitment as well.  As a Community Service Representative, Anne informs and educates referral agencies and new relationships on the services Home Instead Senior Care provides.  Relationships are very important to Anne because she understands that it is much easier to have someone in your home caring for your loved one that you know and trust. To Anne it is personal.​


Melanie Arnold - Home Care Consultant


Judy Scarborough - Office Coordinator

Judy Scarborough - Office Coordinator

​Judy Scarborough came to Home Instead in 2004 as a Caregiver and quickly advanced to working in the office, where she has worn a variety of hats over the years. As the current Office Coordinator, she assists the nurses with scheduling home consultations, handles in-house and external recruitment efforts, oversees all client paperwork and filing, processes background checks and onboarding of new Caregiver hires , instructs orientation and continuing education courses for the Rome office, and is the Assistant to the General Manager. Caring for her mother with Alzheimer's for over a decade, Judy personally understands the needs of our clients and their loved ones and is devoted to providing exceptional senior care to every individual.


Mary Wright - Recruitment & Engagement

Mary Wright - Recruitment & Engagement

Mary joined our team in 2010 as a CAREGiver and she is also a Certified Nurse’s Aide. She came to us with an extensive background in Customer Service and Hotel Management, but her love of caring for senior adults was realized when her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. Having been through that 10-year battle of the disease with her mother, Mary felt a strong need to help those families that may be going through similar experiences. This passion led her to work in many different areas within our company including Customer Service Representative and Staffing Coordinator. In her current position, Mary is responsible for hiring the very best CAREGiver’s for our clients and she loves being able to make a positive difference in their lives.


Christine Howell - Training Coordinator

Christine Howell - Training Coordinator

Christine started as a caregiver with Home Instead in 2015, in a few short months she was invited to a CAREGiver appreciation breakfast where she met the office staff and was recruited for her talents in training and management. Christine brings with her 17 years of Retail and Office management with a Certificate in Medical Coding and she is currently a licensed CNA. Christine’s ability to manage stress while maintaining high standards and keeping an infectious fun spirt makes her a value to our dynamic staff.


Amanda Addy - Service Manager

Amanda Addy - Service Manager

Amanda started with Home Instead in 2015 as a caregiver, she brought with her over 3 years’ of compassionate caregiving experience. Within months of starting with our company she was presented the opportunity to work with our scheduling team part time. She has proven to be a valuable part of our scheduling team with her attention to detail. Which lead to her becoming full time with the scheduling team in 2016, and recently taking on the responsibility of managing our scheduling department. She continues to help our company grow with her eagerness to assist our clients with their needs.


Kimberly Manroe, R.N. - Client Care Coordinator

Kimberly Manroe, R.N. - Client Care Coordinator

Kimberly joined the Home Instead Senior Care Team in February 2016, bringing her knowledge and experience in working with seniors in a variety of settings.  Her nursing career began at age eighteen, working in public and private nursing homes as a CNA.  Kimberly worked with seniors throughout her college years and graduated with honors receiving her BSN from the Oregon Health & Science University located in Portland, Oregon.  Upon graduation, she moved to Honolulu, Hawaii and worked in the hospital and clinic setting as a Registered Nurse.  Kimberly is married with two adult daughters, is a member of her local DAR Chapter and enjoys playing competitive tennis. Kimberly currently serves as a Patient Care Coordinator providing training for newly hired caregivers and performs client assessments for Home Instead Senior Care.


Laura Boatner RN - Personal Care Coordinator

Laura Boatner RN - Personal Care Coordinator

​A self-employed medical transcriptionist for fifteen years, Laura decided to use her knowledge with a job in caregiving.  She graduated top of her class at Kennesaw State University with her BSN in 2002.  In 2008, she began caring for her own mother.  Because she had such a positive experience using Home Instead services at that time, she was delighted to begin working for us.  She draws from that experience as her source of empathy, understanding what a stressful endeavor it is to care for a disabled parent.  She has served as a volunteer for Wellstar Hospice, and she's served the homeless at MUST Ministries in Marietta.  She and her husband have two grown children, and they recently welcomed into the world their very first grandchild.


Laurie Dunn - On Call Coordinator

Laurie Dunn - On Call Coordinator

Laurie came to our company in June, 2016. She came to us with 14 years of caregiving experience. Care giving has been her passion since childhood. She has helped with family, worked at Assisted living facility, Home care agency, as well as had private duty clients. She has now taken on a different role in this field by becoming part of our scheduling team. She will listen compassionately to the clients as well as the care givers for their needs.


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