Kristen has been a part of the Home Instead Family for over 2 years now. She is extremely dedicated to her clients, often times filling in for her clients at the last minute. Kristen consistently goes above and beyond while unconditionally caring for her clients. We hear nothing but great things from clients and family members when they know Kristen will be caring for them. She has been invaluable and we want to celebrate her hard, selfless work! She is truly a model of HISC's commitment to excellence and being GREAT!
DeAnn says: Kristen is very dedicated to her clients and they really love her. She is always willing to help with overnight sleeping shifts and especially if we need her to fill in when one of the other CG's are on vacation. She is good with her paperwork and always calls with updates on her clients.
Aruna is one of our many excellent team players. She displays the qualities of a CAREgiver in everything she does. Putting her clients and the needs of the team before her own, she is willing to do whatever she has to in order to provide the quality care we promise to our clients. She has been invaluable and we want to celebrate her hard, selfless work! She is a model of what it means to be a HomeInstead Senior Care CAREgiver.
DeAnn says: She is such a great caregiver and always willing to pick up extra shifts. She will travel in order to help and never calls off. She is very good with communicating with the office and cares greatly for her client.
Camille joined HISC almost a year ago with a work ethic as impressive as her heart! She immediately demonstrated her value and dedication to our whole team by taking on every and any client that needed help with little to no notice. She has been brave and bold in her approach to learning and growing as a CAREgiver. Camille's has proven an inspiring ability to adapt to a wide range of clients with rapidly changing needs. No matter how long and hard the week, Camille is always smiling and thinking about what she can do for others at the end of it. She is truly a shining example of HISC's commitment to excellence and being GREAT!
Client Tracey says: Whatever needs to be done, Camille just gets it done!
With a beaming smile and a sunny disposition, Cathie brightens her clients' days every day. She radiates the cheer and enthusiasm that our clients need to thrive in their lives and their homes. She came to HomeInstead about a year ago, but with a focus and devotion to learning and growing, she is already among our many most exceptionally dedicated CAREgivers. Thank you, Cathie, for always going above and beyond while sharing that big, beautiful smile with us all!
Jamieson says: "Cathie's limitless compassion and holistic, humble approach to caring for others makes her a 'breath of fresh air,' as clients Bud and Carmen noted."
From her big smile to her great hugs, Dana exudes kindness and cheer every day. She began her career as a HomeInstead CAREgiver a year ago and has since provided outstanding care for a wide variety of clients with conditions ranging from advanced dementia to end of life. Like all our exceptional CAREgivers, Dana has committed herself to her clients and their families in a way that embodies the mission and standards of HomeInstead Senior Care.
Liz says: "She cares so dearly for her clients, updating the office daily, which is much appreciated: especially for clients in challenging situations. She is very engaged, compassionate, kind, and helpful."
Shannon is one of our many blessings. She is quite simply extraordinary! With us for just over a year, she is already a remarkably reliable, trustworthy, stabilizing force in the lives of her clients, their families, and our HISC staff. Shannon has also offered up her time to new CAREgivers, mentoring and training where and whenever needed. Overall, she's a devoted team player who willingly helps her fellow CG's on short notice, works holidays to give other CG's the day off, and picked up many extra shifts during a difficult winter to make sure that everyone got the care they needed.
Jessica says: "She is just amazing! Very professional, caring, skilled, willing to pick up extra shifts on short notice, a great mentor to other CG's and she absolutely loves working for HISC."
Tor joined us a year ago with strong drive to become a CAREgiver. He has quickly become a strong, versatile CG whose detail oriented, comprehensive approach to caregiving makes him a highly requested and very popular young man with our clients and our staff! Always quick to pick up shifts with little notice, he's a team player who devotes himself whole-heartedly to being the best he can be every day. Tor sets the bar high!
Gloria says: Tor soaks up knowledge and retains it. He is very detail oriented, asks great questions, and makes sure he is doing things right. Tor came to us with little experience but has quickly developed into a skilled CAREGiver because of his open mind and willingness to learn and try new things. Tor is a breath of fresh air, and loved by all his clients!
Staci joined us over a year ago with strong drive to become a CAREgiver. She has since become a remarkably dedicated, skilled, and selfless member of our team, caring for a wide variety of clients with great vigilance and diligence and at a moments’ notice. Not only does she devote most of herself and her time to helping others, she does so with the same enthusiasm from the first shift of the week to the last.
Client Margie says: Staci is the best part of my week.
Please help us celebrate our December 2016 CAREGiver of the month Patty! She is pictured here with one of her favorite clients! Patti has worked for us now for just over one year. In that time she had made a wonderful difference in the lives of her clients. She always treats her clients with respect and dignity. She always represents Home Instead in a very professional way. We feel very blessed to have Patty on our team. Here's to Patty!
Being a CAREGiver comes very naturally to Sandy. She has a gentle nature, and a good sense of humor to match. She has built many great relationships with her clients by being compassionate, empathetic, and reliable. One of Sandy’s clients stated “Sandy is like family to me. I would highly recommend her to care for any of your clients.” Sandy represents Home Instead with a heart of gold. We are thankful Sandy is a part of our team!
MaryMarie has been providing care for our seniors seven years. She is a diligent CAREGiver who makes sure each client she services has the upmost quality care. MaryMarie always has an upbeat, positive attitude, and a sweet smile to boot. MaryMarie is warm and compassionate with her clients. She brings joy to every life she touches. We are blessed to have MaryMarie on our Home Instead team!
Pearl brings warmth and positivity to any room she enters. Her spirit and optimism bring joy to her clients. She always makes our day by taking short notice shifts, and giving us hugs when she comes to visit wearing her ruby red slippers. She has a deep understanding of what her client’s needs are and constantly finds ways to meet those needs. Pearl is a team player who goes above and beyond for her clients and Home Instead Senior Care.
Penny builds strong, close relationships with her clients. She shows friendly, genuine compassion for her clients by building trust, taking the lead, and sharing her heart. Penny has a positive attitude and a desire to achieve. Penny is dedicated to her clients and their ever changing needs. She has built a strong relationship with the office by engaging and communicating well. Penny is an awesome team member who truly lives Home Instead!
Jessica says: Judy is an awesome CAREGiver, she deeply cares for her client's, is dependable, and will help out when she can to pick up extra shifts. I spoke with her last week and she told me how much she loves her job and feels that she really does make a difference in the lives of her clients.
Manney has the heart of a CAREGiver. Manney is a gentle soul who makes connections with his clients by being reliable, trustworthy, and respectable. Manney is a positive influence in his client's lives by being encouraging, and professional. One of his clients recently said "Manney is wonderful." This is a simple statement, but it speaks volumes about Manney's modest, sincere approach to CAREGiving. We are extremely happy to have Manney on our team. Thank you for everything Manney!
Teresa says: Manny is always respectful, helpful and kind. He generously gives his time to cover not only his own shifts, but last minute shifts as well.
Shelly says: Manny is always very professional and dressed like he's going somewhere special. It's a nice treat to see someone taking such pride in his appearance for each client.
Patty has been a CAREGiver for Home Instead since May 2014. Patty is outgoing and very personable. She uses these great attributes in caring for her clients with dementia every day. She is able to adapt to changes with her clients with ease and makes their life more enjoyable. Patty has an upbeat attitude that rubs off on everyone. Patty is professional and compassionate, definitely a CAREgiver with a heart of gold!
Lori Says: Patty manifests the heart of a caregiver. During an Alzheimer's class she was moved to tears by the thought of all the loss a dementia client faces. Her empathy and compassion were evident.
Abby says: I am so glad that Patty is a part of our Home Instead Team!!
Marlina by nature is a very warm and compassionate person. She serves her clients with great dignity and can adapt to any situation that she is called to do, showing remarkable skill with each client. Marlina has been an endless source of encouragement. She is always cheerful, willing to help out a client at short notice, and always supportive to the office staff. Marlina’s sunny personality, mixed with her confidence and tenderness makes her an amazing CAREGiver!
Linnie has been a wonderful CAREGiver for Home Instead since 2014. She is a real rock for her clients and always remains positive even in difficult situations. She is always willing to do whatever it takes to help out in any way that she can. Thank you Linnie for the great care that you give to your clients!
Jamie Says: Linnie has been an Amazing caregiver to HISC. She goes above and beyond for her clients, and is always willing to help out with extra shifts when she can. She has been with a difficult client lately and has done a wonderful job caring for him, and made a difference in the quality of his life.
Gloria Says: Linnie is a super star! She is almost always available to cover shifts, and even the hardest clients to please ask for her back. She is very practical, adaptable, and knows how to relate with most personalities. This is part of what makes her so successful!
Shannon has been a wonderful CAREGiver for Home Instead since 2013. She has a special way of lifting the spirits of each client that she cares for with her positive attitude, and contagious smile. She is able to show dignity and kindness in the most challenging situations. She has a genuine love for others, and it shows with each client she touches. She gives tremendous support to the office as well as to our Aspen Ridge team. We Thank You Shannon for your dedication to our team, you are an amazing CAREGiver!Jamie Says: Shannon has been a huge help with the scheduling at Aspen Ridge. We have had several new clients who wanted to start and current clients who wanted to make last minute changes. I’ve called her several times and she jumps right on it and gets it taken care of. I appreciate her communication about her clients as well, and letting me know when they need something.
Jessica Says: Shannon has been doing such a great job at Aspen Ridge!
Johnny has been a shining star with Home Instead Senior Care since July 2013. Johnny has an incredible amount of joy and warmth. He embraces’ each client with tenderness, humor, compassion and lightheartedness. He is super energetic and willing to accept new shifts on a moment’s notice. Johnny’s fun and witty style, combined with his deep and caring passion for others, helps to make him an outstanding CAREGiver! We salute you Johnny for all that you do.Abby Says: Johnny is very committed to caring for his clients. He is always friendly here at the office and communicates with all of us very well. He is very deserving!DeAnn Says: Johnny has the gift of rolling out the red carpet, and gives all of his clients the royal treatment. He is super positive even under the most stressful situations. He has the heart of a true CAREGiver.
Jackie has been a CAREGiver with Home Instead Senior Care since December 2013. Jackie is an exceptional CAREGiver! She displays a sunny attitude that is very upbeat, and positive. She embraces each client with tenderness, humor, and compassion. Jackie has left her loving imprint on the lives of many HISC clients, and has been a great source of encouragement to everyone she comes into contact with. She shows confidence in every situation she is faced with. Thank you Jackie, for having the heart of an amazing CAREGiver! Melissa Says: Jackie is very professional, friendly, and responsible with her shifts, always get back to the office, and is a great all-around CAREGiver. Jen Says: Jackie is someone to be relied upon. She is faithful to each shift, client, and the office staff. When she reports about clients is always detailed and insightful. She has a keen eye for details, and has a heart for loving others!
Kathy has been a CAREGiver with Home Instead Senior Care since August
2013. She has been a shining star for each of her clients. She embraces
her clients with tenderness, compassion, and is super energetic! Kathy
has built strong friendships with everyone who knows her, and she is
always putting other people’s needs before her own. She is passionate
about making a difference in the lives of others. Kathy’s fun and witty
style, combined with her deep compassion for others, is what makes her
the outstanding CAREGiver that she is!
Abby Says: Kathy continues to show a lot of commitment to her
clients. She is great about communications. Kathy is devoted to Home
Instead and it shows!
Jen Says: Kathy is “tried and true” to her clients, and to the
office staff. Very loyal, very aware of the client’s needs, and always
willing to help out with a shift. She makes a lot of people smile!
Linda has been a CAREGiver with the Bend Home Instead Senior Care since
January 2014, and prior to working with the Bend office she was
dedicated to another HISC office in Washington for 10 years. Linda has a
heart for CAREGiving, and even in the most challenging situations she
remains calm, and has a smile on her face. Linda has an eye for details
and notices the smallest of changes with her clients. Linda is also a
dedicated family CAREGiver for her mother and travels to Albany every
other weekend to ‘take her turn’ with her and make sure she receives the
best care. She is an amazing example of having the true heart of a
CAREGiver. Thank you Linda for all that you do to make a difference in
the lives of others!
Teresa Says: Linda was fabulous in assisting with the job fair. Her
ability to share and connect with other CAREGivers was wonderful!
Gloria Says: Linda is always willing to help with shifts; she is very dedicated to this company, her clients, and her family.
Karen has been a CAREGiver with Home Instead Senior Care since June
2013. Karen is deeply dedicated to her clients. She is very
compassionate and has brought a lot of sunshine to the lives of each of
her clients, she is uplifting and loyal. Karen has cared for some
challenging clients, with respect, and a tender heart. We are very
grateful to Karen for being and excellent CAREGiver, always rising to
the occasion. Thank You Karen for all that you do!
Gloria Says: Karen is a great CAREGiver. She is faithful to show up
to all of her shifts, she NEVER calls off. She is so reliable, loved by
her clients, and always requested back. She is very pleasant to work
with. I’m so glad to have her on our team!
Jen Says: Karen is pure joy to work with! Always cheerful,
communicates to the office client updates, and gives each and every
client the red carpet treatment.
Risa has been a CAREGiver with Home Instead Senior Care since August
2013. Risa has a heart of gold! She has been a pillar to each of her
clients, and to the office. Risa has a very encouraging and positive
spirit that is contagious. You can always find her with a smile on her
face. She is a natural at CAREGiving, and has an amazing gift. You go
above the rest and we thank you Risa for all that you do!
Abby Says: Risa is always so flexible and willing to take on shifts.
She has such a sweet nature about her. Her clients adore her, and she
adores them. She is a wonderful CAREGiver!
Jen Says: Risa in an inspiration to everyone at Aspen Ridge. She is
dedicated to all of her clients. Risa shows a lot of tenderness to her
end of life clients, and is a great example of a loving CAREGiver.
Janine has been a CAREGiver with Home Instead Senior Care since July
2010. Janine has been a loyal and steadfast CAREGiver. While working
with very challenging clients, she continues to treat them with dignity,
kindness, and warmth. She has a smile that is contagious! Janine has a
heart that shines, and that has made all the difference in the lives of
her clients. She always puts her clients’ needs above her own needs.
Thank you Janine for having the heart of an amazing CAREGiver.
Jessica Says: Janine is very dedicated to her client Imogene. Janine
wrote a letter to HUD for the client, and with her dedication to the
matter the client received a letter from the White House and the
situation was resolved. When Janie received her Hours Worked Bonus she
said “I am just so happy to work here!”
Denise has been a CAREGiver with Home Instead Senior Care since
September 2013. Denise has embraced each of her clients with dignity,
commitment, and amazing compassion. She has a gift of encouragement, and
a very sunny, cheerful attitude about life. She has made a big
difference in her client’s lives, by being dedicated to providing them
with the best quality care, and having an eye for the details.
Thank you Denise for having the heart of an amazing CAREGiver.
Lori Says: Denise is a pillar at client Bob’s house, and is a major
part of the reason that home is so stable. Bob is improving so
dramatically. She uses a lot of common sense when caring for the client.
I also know that our nurse Grace has a lot of trust in her too. She is a
Lorraine has been a CAREGiver with Home Instead Senior Care since March
2013. Lorraine is extremely attentive to details. She cares for our
clients with dignity, love and compassion. She is a pillar in the lives
of her clients, and has made a huge difference in improving quality of
life for each of her clients. She is always cheerful and has a positive
attitude with the office staff. We salute you Lorraine for your big
heart, and for being an amazing CAREGiver.
Jen Says: Lorraine truly has the heart of a CAREGiver. She is
willing to pick up a shift in a moment’s notice; she is on time, and
positive. She always has the best interest of the client in mind and is
loyal to each of them. Lorraine has provided incredible care when
working in some very difficult situations with clients. She is a true
Susan has been a CAREGiver with Home Instead Senior Care since April
2013. Susan has a very outgoing style, which has made a positive
difference in the lives of her clients. She has an amazing gift of joy
which seems to be contagious everywhere she goes. She has strong skills
and confidence even when faced with the most challenging situations. She
has touched the lives of many clients with her smile. Thank you Susan
for being an amazing CAREGiver.
Gloria Says: Susan is consistent, professional, reliable, and is an exemplary CAREGiver!
Jessica Says: Susan works with some of our more challenging and
high profile clients. She represents HISC in a professional manner and
is very dedicated to her clients. Client Pat’s caregiver one morning was
unable to show up for her shift. Susan without any hesitation cancelled
her personal plans and headed over right away to cover Pats entire
shift. Susan thank you for having the heart of an amazing CAREGiver.
Margaret has been an outstanding CAREGiver for Home Instead since August
2013. Margaret has a deep loyalty to her clients. She is very
passionate, encouraging, and sensitive to each client’s needs, and she
takes the time to listen and make each client feel as if they are the
most important person in the world. Margaret is a true blue CAREGiver.
Always supportive to the office staff, always willing to take a shift,
and always giving the client the red carpet treatment.
Thank you Margaret for all that you do!
Abby Says: Margaret has grown into an amazing CAREGiver. She is very
reliable for her clients, and also very accommodating. She has worked
with difficult clients and has learned a lot about each one of them.
Jennifer Says: Margret brings a smile to many clients, and she is
very close to them. She is a rock star with taking clients short notice,
and completes all of her documentation perfectly. Margaret has the
heart the size of Texas and always goes the extra mile!
Billie Jean has been a wonderful CAREGiver for Home Instead since 2012.
She has a special way of lifting the spirits of each client that she
cares for with her positive attitude and warm sense of humor. She has a
very tender, genuine love for others. Billie Jean has an extremely
compassionate heart when caring for our most difficult clients and has a
special gift for Hospice and end of life. Billie Jean is a valuable and
talented person and we are so grateful to have her on this team.
Thank You Billie Jean for your years of dedication!
Gloria Says: Billie Jean has really stepped up to the plate helping
out with Rudy and has helped us keep a very important client’s schedule
stable during this hard transition. Thanks so much Billie Jean, you’re a
Jessica Says: Billie Jean has been a CG with HISC for almost 2
years. She has recently started caring for client Rudy and is doing an
exceptional job. She always communicates well with the office about any
changes or concerns with her clients.
Richard had been an outstanding CAREGiver here at Home Instead, with
tons of enthusiasm and genuine dedication to our clients! Richard has
shown the ability to handle the most challenging clients while treating
them with the utmost respect and tenderness. He has an amazing gift of
dedication, kindness, and a positive attitude. Richard has been able to
relate with so many of our clients due to his history as a Veteran in
the Armed Forces, we are all so grateful to him for his service to our
country and to our clients.
We salute you Richard for all that you do!
Jamie Says: Richard is such a dedicated caregiver not only to his
clients as well as Home Instead as a business. He goes out of his way
for his clients to make sure they are getting the best care possible.
Gloria Says: Richard is an exemplary CAREGiver, he goes above and
beyond the call of duty. He truly cares for all of his clients and they
all request him to come back. Richard truly has the heart of a
Faith has been an exceptional CAREGiver with Home Instead since August
2011. Faith displays a sunny attitude that is very upbeat and positive.
She embraces each client with tenderness, humor, and compassion. Faith
has left her loving imprint on the lives of many HISC clients and has
been a great source of encouragement to everyone she come into contact
with. She shows confidence in every situation she is faced with. Thank
You Faith for having the heart of an amazing CAREGiver!
Lori Says: Faith is an excellent employee besides being a great
CAREGiver. She is someone to be relied upon to always be at a shift, and
she communicates client care reports to the office regulary.
Abby Says: Faith communicates well and is very dependable for her
clients. She follows policies and procedures and keeps up with her
training. She has really excelled as a CAREGiver.
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