"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.
"Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because I've seen the need for compassionate CAREGivers during the last ten months of my grandmother's life. As the Client Care Coordinator, I take seriously the need to make certain our clients and their families are provided with the highest quality care available. Beginning with the initial Care Consultation and extending throughout the relationship, my desire is to help ensure the overall happiness and satisfaction that our professional CAREGivers provide every day."
Emily is a focused and passionate person who brings energy to the office atmosphere. A wife and mother of three, she joined the Home Instead Senior Care team in 2015. Emily earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management while raising a growing family. Her commitment to "getting the job done right" will enhance every Home Instead experience.
"Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because every day we get to positively impact the lives of so many people. It is such a tremendous opportunity to know that through your work you are serving others and making a difference. Through the love and passion for serving others displayed at all levels of our organization, I believe we succeed in our mission of enhancing the lives of aging adults and their families each and every day."
Originally from Orlando, Florida, Davis moved to Nashville in 2013 to attend college at Lipscomb University. He graduated from Lipscomb in 2017 with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree in Marketing. His desire was to use the marketing tools and experience he learned in college for a company where he felt he would be making a difference which lead him to Home Instead Senior Care. His passion for serving others makes him proud to be a part of the Home Instead team and to have the opportunity to share our mission and services with the Nashville community.
"Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because it gives me an opportunity to give back to those that are in need. Helping others has always been a passion of mine. Being able to make a difference in someone’s life is truly a blessing. Providing the right care for our clients is very important, and I’m glad to be a part of it."
Briana is from Brentwood, Tennessee. She’s a 2008 graduate of Tennessee State University, where she obtained a degree in Mass Communications. Following an internship with NBC’s News Channel 4, Briana pursued a career in Customer Service. After three years of Customer Service in the Telecommunications industry Briana realized it was time for a change. She decided she wanted to work in an industry where she would be able to impact others in a more meaningful way. Briana began as a CAREGiver with Home Instead Senior Care in January of 2014, was promoted to a Staffing Coordinator in June of 2014 and promoted once again in March of 2015 to the Director of Client Services and now serves as the Greater Nashville Area Director of Client Services. She has been a wonderful asset to our ever growing team!
"Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because it gives me the chance to help a lot of people in a really big way. Even the smallest things we do here can make a huge difference to the person we are helping and their families. I really look forward to coming to work every day. One of my favorite things is hearing from CAREGivers and clients alike when they are so grateful of the match I made for them."
Jessi grew up in Virginia and moved to Tennessee three years ago. She has worked at customer service jobs since she was old enough to begin working, but never felt like she was doing enough actual service. After years of doing what she could to help customers in a call center she came to Home Instead Senior Care to help customers in a more personal way. Jessi started working with Home Instead as a CAREGiver in early 2015. After connecting with so many seniors and their families as a CAREGiver she was promoted to the Staffing Coordinator position in October of 2015 and is currently our Greater Nashville Area Lead Staffing Coordinator. She now works to help seniors and their families find the CAREGivers that can connect with them. She is continuing her education at Columbia State Community College working towards a degree in International Business and is currently learning a third language. She hopes to use these skills to help and connect with more cultural backgrounds in our community and in communities around the world.
Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because we can
provide care to seniors while allowing them the opportunity to stay in their
homes and live as independently as possible. It is important to me that our
team hire the best CAREGivers possible to provide a sense of comfort and
companionship to our clients and their families 24 hours a day. It is such a
blessing to know that our team has an impact on the everyday lives of these
clients as we brighten their day!
Heather grew up in Adairville, KY, just across the Tennessee
state line. She studied for both her undergraduate degree and master’s degree
in Health Care Administration at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green,
KY. During her undergraduate studies in 2011 Heather completed an
internship with Home Instead Senior Care as the Recruitment Coordinator. After
college she became a Practice Manager at the local hospital. In December
2017 she moved to Nashville, TN, where her path quickly lead her back to Home
Instead Senior Care as the Greater Nashville Area Human Resource Director.
Instead Senior Care is personal to me because I have experienced what it means
to be the CAREGiver who is helping make a difference in a client’s life.
Once a client told me, "You are adding years onto my life."
That meant the world to me and epitomized how being a CAREGiver is so important
and meaningful. It brings me joy when a client is happy to see me and greets me
with a smile and a hug! Helping seniors with anything that allows them to
remain in their home is what our CAREGivers do best.
"Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because I am helping seniors continue to live their life comfortably, happily and as Independently as they can. I am overwhelmed with joy each time I help a senior continue to call their house, their home. I am grateful to be involved in impacting so many families in such a positive way. I know how stressful caring for a loved one can be, so I am so blessed to be able to bring comfort to each family with the help of my wonderful Home Instead team."
Airika grew up in Lima, Ohio. She moved to Nashville, TN to study Psychology at Tennessee State University. During her time at Tennessee State, she worked as a mentor for young children, and also a basketball coach. In her spare time, she enjoyed volunteering at assisted living facilities. A close family member referred her to Home Instead in 2014, and she became a CAREGiver. She worked as a CAREGiver for over 2 years and then became our Client Care Coordinator and currently serves as our Greater Nashville Area CAREGiver Development Specialist. But her biggest role is keeping our clients, their families and our CAREGivers happy.
Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because we strive
to help seniors in our community live safely at home 24/7. I see seniors strive
more when left in a familiar setting such as their home or a loved one’s home.
I understand how stressful the aging process can be for both the senior and
their loved one. Home Instead Senior Care helps relieve some of that stress. I
am happy to work for such a great company that comforts seniors and eases the
stress of aging in place.
“Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because it allows me to step out of my comfort zone to make a difference in someone else’s life. It also sets a great example for my children by showing that even the smallest gestures in life can mean to most to someone else. I love helping to achieve our goal of keeping our seniors comfortable and secure in their homes.”
Christie was born and raised in Tennessee. She spent most of her adult life on the same path of retail but finally decided it was time for change. Christie wanted a career where she made a difference in the lives of others. In 2016, Christie joined our Home Instead Senior Care team as a CAREGiver, then quickly transitioned into our Receptionist. Now Christie serves are our Greater Nashville Area CAREGiver Recruitment Specialist. She has a personality that simply shines, everyone loves her. Christie says she never imagined she would be promoted and have the opportunity to serve people in a different capacity while still doing something she loves. She is the mother of three delightful children.
Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because I find
joy in being able to help those who can’t help themselves. As the Client Care
Specialist, I take immense pride in making the best CAREGiver-to-client
matches. I can sleep at night knowing everyone is taken care of.
“Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because I've seen firsthand the positive impact our CAREGivers make on seniors' lives on a daily basis. We are doing the extraordinary by empowering seniors to remain independent, healthy and happy in their homes, wherever that may be. To personally touch people's lives and give families peace of mind and support is the most fulfilling calling you can answer. We answer that call every day.”
Emily earned her undergraduate degree from Asbury College and her Master’s Degree in Business and Organizational Communication from Western Kentucky University. Emily provides consultation services to the Home Care Consultants in Kentucky and Tennessee. She ensures continuity of sales executions, public relations and community education programs. Emily worked in direct sales for Home Instead Senior Care for eight years before moving to a consulting role.
"Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because it allows me the opportunity to ensure others' happiness. Since 2004 I have been working with Home Instead clients and their families to coordinate, manage and facilitate the highest quality care possible, while maintaining the senior’s wishes to remain at home and as independent as possible. To work with clients and their families on such a personal level feels much more like a calling than a profession."
Amanda began her tenure with Home Instead Senior Care as a CAREGiver in 2004. She has served in several administrative capacities and after nearly ten years in the Quality Assurance Department, Amanda was promoted to the Director of Operations. As our Director of Operations, Amanda was responsible for overseeing our Client Care Department as well as our Staffing Department. In November 2016, Amanda transitioned to become our General Manager where she oversaw total operations of our Bowling Green office. Currently she now serves as our Home Care Specialist throughout the Nashville and Middle TN region. She takes great pride in the quality of our care and wants every client and CAREGiver to be delighted with our company. Amanda is also our Long Term Care Insurance specialist and oversees all of our courtesy billing and questions.
Donna joined the Home Instead Senior Care team in January 2008. She oversees the billing and payroll for our regional franchises. She works hard to ensure that every detail of our client’s invoices and our CAREGiver’s paychecks are correct. Donna counts it a joy to work for a company that is truly all about helping others. Donna is married and has two wonderful children. She enjoys cooking, serving at her church, and lazy days on the lake with her family.
Jennifer was born and raised in Campbellsville, Kentucky. She joined Home Instead in 2009 after being a stay at home mom for 12 years. She transitioned to our administrative team where she was the Communications Engineer for 6 years. She has since transitioned to her current role of Regional Accounting Specialist where she is responsible Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables, 401K and helping clients and their families with billing questions.
Mary joined Home Instead Senior Care in August 2016 as our Regional Billing Specialist. She is responsible for the billing for our three franchise offices. Mary and her husband Ben have a wonderful daughter named Leah. She and her family have been caregivers to several of their own family members. Mary is excited to be a part of a business that truly serves others and helps them remain in their homes, providing a helping hand in their journey of life. She enjoys spending time with her family and going to church.
"Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because we help the most incredible individuals. I learn so much from the people I meet, they are truly the greatest generation. Being a family caregiver for several years prepared me to appreciate and enjoy the seniors in our community."
Jamie joined the Home Instead Senior Care family in March 2001 as a CAREGiver. Since October 2001 she has served in a variety of administrative roles. She joined our Home Instead Senior Care team in October 2017 as Regional Billing Specialist. She is proud to provide billing and payroll support to the five franchises.
Home Instead Senior Care is Personal to me, because it is just like the Golden
Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Treat everyone with
the dignity and respect they deserve. I am thankful that God has given me a
heart to serve others and I do not take this lightly. It is an honor to be able
to spend time with our precious seniors and let them know how important they
are and how much they are loved. I am also so blessed to now be a part of the
administrative team. It is a privileged to be part of the Home Instead family.
Debbie was born and raised in Michigan and has lived in Tennessee since 1995, when she married her wonderful husband, Dave. They will be
celebrating 23 years of marriage this September. She has
always taken care of people. She taught
preschool for 14 years and worked with mentally
challenged individuals for several years in
Michigan. She currently lives in Santa Fe, TN, right in the middle of 42 peaceful acres
of land. She feels blessed with her life - not
without troubles or heartache - but truly blessed!
Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because ever
since I was a little girl I knew I wanted to make a difference and help others
as much as possible. On a day-to-day basis we get to not only help the clients
that we care for, but we get to positively impact our clients, CAREGivers, and
our clients’ families. Every day that we get to put a smile on a senior’s face
is a successful day. Our clients are a blessing to me each day.
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