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 (302) 697-6435 to get help setting up home care for a family member.
Background: Julie joined the Home Instead team in 2008 initially as a CAREGiver. She also worked as a Recruiting and Retention Coordinator and more recently, a Client Care Coordinator ensuring that all client received they care they needed. Julie has extensive experience in the field and working with seniors in a multitude of capacities.Why senior care? Julie's passion for working with seniors stems from her own personal experience of caring for her elderly mother. She is eager and willing to help anyone in need.
Background: Wendy joined the Home Instead team in 2015 as a CAREGiver. She brings 25+ years of caregiving to the team. Her strong ability to develop relationships and trust with clients and caregivers has been a tremendous asset to our team.Why senior care? After caring for her grandmother and realizing what a positive impact she had on her grandmother's life during her time of need, she understands how important it is to care for our seniors. She has a strong desire to see all seniors in need receive the care they deserve.
Background: After growing up in a military family, Bridget served 10 years in the U.S. Coast Guard and has had the opportunity to experience many different cultures. While in the Coast Guard, she volunteered for activities like reading to seniors and helping at local nursing homes. Bridget is able to use her life experiences to connect with our CAREGivers, clients, and families on a personal level to provide the best experience for each of them.
Why Senior Care: Bridget always shared a special bond with her grandparents and became their main caregiver, caring for her grandfather during his battle with cancer, and then her grandmother after her grandfather had passed. Recognizing the difference she made for each of them until their last days, she knew that she wanted to be a part of an organization that made a positive difference in the lives of seniors.
Background: Having spent many years in the customer service field and supervising in a call center, Angela was needed to provide care for her aging parents. She has a compassionate and caring nature and is able to be the calm voice in any situation. She truly lives up to our Core Values: Communication, Accuracy, Teamwork, and Integrity. Why Senior Care? Angela chose to work for Home Instead Senior Care after her experience as a family caregiver who received assistance from Home Instead for her parents. "Everyone was so helpful. They cared for my dad mostly, but always made sure my mother, who had dementia always felt included. I knew this had to be a great place to work. After I began working for Home Instead, I immediately felt like I was a part of the family."
Background: Marianne comes from a background in arts and music, where she loved seeing people of all ages honored and celebrated for their talents. She especially appreciated that the oldest were sought out as mentors, valued for their years of experience and cherished for the stories they had to tell. Within this creative community, Marianne was known for her skills in organizing events, bringing people together, and treating everyone with kindness and respect.
Why Senior Care? During her husband’s long illness, Marianne learned the importance of having a skilled caregiver there when you need help caring for a loved one at home. She is happy to now be part of a team that brings this support and comfort to others.
Background: Michele joined the Home Instead team after working in pharmaceuticals for 30 years. Through her career she developed a knack for building relationships with all types of people and strengthened her listening skills to be able to accurately make suggestions to help meet her clients needs. After retiring to Delaware, Michele joined the Home Instead family and has been a wealth of information for her clients and their families to help get the superior service they deserve.
Why Senior Care: After being a primary caregiver for her mother after she was diagnosed with dementia, when Michele saw the advertisement for Home Instead Senior Care, she knew the position was meant for her. She rejoined the work force to ensure the seniors in her area are well cared for while they remain in the comfort of their own homes.
Background: Laura is a Certified Nursing Assistant who graduated from Polytech High School. She also has education in Drug and Alcohol counceling and Human Services. Her background helps her to make strong connections with our clients and their families to ensure we provide them with adequate care. Why Senior Care? Laura loves working with seniors, not only because she feels her help is appreciated, but even more so because she appreciates what she can learn from the clients. She feels, "Every person I work with is different, which allows me to walk out of any interaction with a valuable lesson."
"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.