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A passion for serving Seniors and their Families

Every family in Vancouver, BC deserves individualized in-home senior care with a compassionate touch. That's the philosophy behind the high level of service provided by Home Instead Senior Care® Vancouver, BC. Guided by owners Janine Karlsen and Kim Lepp, the entire team of caregivers share this passion for giving seniors and their families the finest personalized service.



The team members live and work in Vancouver, BC, so we're invested in your community on a very personal level. You benefit from friendly, responsive service right in your neighbourhood, from a caring, locally owned business. We're dedicated to making our shared community a better place to live for seniors and their families. ​


At your service 24/7

The need for in-home senior care services doesn't always arise between 9:00am and 5:00pm 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 (604) 428-9977 to get help setting up home care for a family member.

Through Home Instead Senior Care, you have access to an entire 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 ones with compassion and devotion.

Meet your Home Instead Senior Care office team

Your senior care team at Home Instead Senior Care is passionate about quality care for your family members. Get to know some of the warm, deeply caring team members who work behind the scenes to help organize, train and manage the world-class care we are known for:

Janine Karlsen

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Janine loves people. Co-owning Home Instead Vancouver is the most meaningful work she has ever done. She is a registered nurse and has a degree in counselling but has also spent years managing sales and operations in healthcare. Working with our clients is the perfect mix of one-to-one connecting, problem solving and caring combined with the excitement of building a business and creating a great place to work.

Kim Lepp

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Kim has owned her own business for over 30 years. She has always had a strong passion for seniors which has led her to working towards her Masters in Gerontology. Home Instead has allowed her to carry that passion for seniors by demanding that every senior who is touch by Home Instead feels valued and connected to others. Kim loves to spend time with her family and to travel with her husband of 41 years.

Courtney Friesen

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Courtney has a passion for people and loves to make a difference which has made her a great addition to the Home Instead team. She studied International Relations in university and is certified to teach English as a second language. Courtney manages the office and assists with new client Service Inquiries. She also helps bring new CAREGivers on board, organizing and leading training and educational programs.

Vlad Navarro

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Vlad is in charge of finding the perfect caregiver for every single client. He became a Medical Doctor in 2008 and worked in many rural underprivileged communities in Mexico providing medical care. In 2011, Vlad started to teach science and became very passionate about helping people to improve their lifestyles. Outside of work, he enjoys watching TV shows, outdoor activities and spending time with his family.

Joan Parise

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Joan is responsible for hiring and management of our CAREGiver staff. She is passionate about finding and retaining the highest quality and most compassionate people available. She loves to teach and coordinates trainings, educational and other activities to promote our CAREGivers success and happiness. She brings over 30 years of experience working in the US healthcare system as an RN, Nurse Practitioner and other medical specialties.

Rosalia Butz

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Rosalia brings a compassionate, client-centered approach to her role as Client Care Manager for Home Instead. Prior to her move to BC 6 years ago, Rosalia was a Registered Nurse in Ontario. In that role, she specialized in pediatric nursing at McMaster Children's Hospital over her 25 year career. Rosalia is known as a friend to many, mother of three grown sons, tolerant spouse and all-round kind, considerate person.

Stacey Gruenwald

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Having worked in the private sector for multiple years, Stacey has experience in servicing many industries in her professional capacity. Educated through the CMA program for three years, she recently received her Certificate as a Professional Bookkeeper. Stacey is passionate in whatever she sets out to accomplish. Stacey has been with Home Instead since inception.

Sally Sumulong

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Sally is our On-Call Coordinator who is available to respond around the clock when emergency situations arise. A mother of six, she cares deeply about seniors and their needs and loves to be there to help.


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Call (604) 428-9977 for Senior Home Care in Vancouver, BC

If you or a loved one could use a little help with senior care, give us a call for more information on how we can help: (604) 428-9977

 


Trusted senior home care since 1994

Home Instead, Inc. was founded by Paul and Lori Hogan in 1994 in Omaha, Nebraska. Paul's own family experience caring for his grandmother led him to realize many families could use the help of an in-home caregiver. He and Lori set about creating a company to help seniors to live independently at home. That mission still drives the company and its franchise network today.

Home Instead, Inc. began franchising in 1995. Today, the Home Instead Senior Care network has grown to include more than 1,000 franchises around the world -- including this office in Vancouver, BC. While our franchise network is international, our office is local. And to us, senior home care is personal.​​​​

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