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

At Your Service 24/7 in Chattanooga, TN

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 (423) 893-9993 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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David Gardenhire/Julie Gardenhire, Owner

David Gardenhire/Julie Gardenhire, Owner

David joined Home Instead Senior Care in 2009 as the Operations Manager/Sales Manager. In March of 2014, David and Julie took over ownership of the franchise with the goal of assisting every senior out there in our service area to be able to stay in the comfort of their own home as long as possible. Our goal is to show God's love in all we do and glorify HIM. David and Julie have two amazing children, Colt and Mattie who are the loves of their life. David and Julie both love the outdoors and love to hunt and fish and spend valuable time with both of their children.


Holly Curry - Office Manager

Holly Curry - Office Manager

Holly joined Home Instead Senior Care in September 2015. She has a Master's degree in Sociology and a Bachelor's in Human Services. Her research emphasis throughout graduate school included the life satisfaction of the elderly population. Holly and her husband moved to Tennessee from Pennsylvania in August 2015. She enjoys running, reading, Church, and spending time with family. ​


Dory Deal- Recruitment & Engagement Coordinator

Dory Deal- Recruitment & Engagement Coordinator

​Dory joined Home Instead Senior Care in November 2015.  Dory has an extensive financial and managerial background.  She also spent over 12 years as a senior level flight attendant with American Airlines.  Dory and Joe have two wonderful children, Tristen and Ethan. Together, Dory and Joe are also active photographers and winemakers. They also have a plethora of pets that include dogs, cats, and several reptiles.  Dory enjoys cooking, driving her prized Mini Cooper, and whitewater kayaking. 


Heather Williams - Lead Staffing Coordinator

Heather Williams - Lead Staffing Coordinator

​Heather joined Home Instead in July 2016. Heather graduated from DeVry University in February 2014 with an associates of Applied Science degree in Health Information Management. She has 4 years of experience in the Home Community Based Services field. She is married to Brian and they have 7 children together, Hana (13), Blake and Kaden (10), Macey (8), Landon (6), Branson (19 mths), and Lincoln (7 mths). They are very active parents and enjoy sports with their children that do them year round (competitive traveling cheer, school cheer, baseball, allstar baseball, and soccer).

 


Dakota Wright- Staffing Coordinator

Dakota Wright- Staffing Coordinator

​Dakota joined Home Instead Senior Care in 2016, as a Scheduling Coordinator. She has a Bachelors in Psychology and will complete her Master's Degree in Professional Counseling in
May 2018. Her experience is in Human Resources, and scheduling. Dakota is engaged to Cody and they have 2 lab puppies and no children. Dakota enjoys target shooting, fishing, taking the dogs hiking, and spending time with family. 


Debbie Lampard, RN - Client Care Coordinator

Debbie Lampard, RN - Client Care Coordinator

​Debbie graduated from Dalton State College in 1994. Her experience includes insurance, assisted living and long term care. She has her Master’s degree in Family Life Education. She graduated from Memorial Parish Nurse Program in 1997. Debbie enjoys spending time with her husband, her six children, three by marriage, and very awesome grandchildren. Her hobbies include painting, reading, cooking and golf.


Christy Baldwin - Client Care Coordinator

Christy Baldwin - Client Care Coordinator

​Christy Baldwin joined Home Instead Senior Care in August 2016. She has over 30 years of experience serving in the medical field. Christy is a mother of 2 adult children and has 5 grand children. She loves to spend time with her husband and children at home and attending her wonderful Church. She feels it is a joy to help families through her work at Home Instead Senior Care.


Donna Graig- Administrative Assistant

​Donna has been with Home Instead Senior Care since May 12, 2014. Donna has 2 sons, Matthew and Connor. Donna worked for Labor Ready in 2001 and then took some time off for a while. She enjoys people, gardening and spending time with her sons. Donna is glad to be back in the work force and is looking forward to her future with Home Instead Senior Care.


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