Tiffany is a fellow with the National Readmission Prevention Collaborative and is the Owner and Operations Manager of Home Instead Senior Care.She began her journey into the care industry at the age of 9, when she would volunteer her lunch breaks to help feed the children in the special needs classes. By 13, she was helping her Grandma care for a family member where she learned a lot about herself and what she wanted to do. Today, Tiffany has more than 29 years of experience working with seniors and the developmentally disabled. Her company is the only certified hospital readmission prevention team on the Central Coast.She is a past member of the Lucia Mar Board of Education (2010-2011) and has served as Co-Vice Chair of the San Luis Obispo Adult Services Policy Council (ASPS) and was an active member of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriffs Auxillary Patrol (SAVP) program. Home Instead Senior Care is also a member of the Central Coast Senior Care Alliance Network (CC-SCAN), and the Home Care Association of America.Tiffany also ensures that the team is delivering the highest quality of care through a robust Quality Assurance call and home visit process. She makes sure the team is aware of current trends and regulations in the home care industry so that Home Instead Senior Care can set the standard. She is currently the only Home Care employer to offer full-time hours guarantee and benefits to her employees because happy CAREGivers make happy Clients.
Carol was one of the original founders of the company over 17 years ago. She retired in 2016 only to realize that she missed her work in the community. Carol once again joined the team in 2018. You will find Carol at our many community events such as the protecting seniors from fraud document shredding, the 50+ expo, Alzheimers Association walk, the Health and Welness fair and much more. In her spare time Carol enjoys creating one of a kind ceramic art cooking.
Ashley has been with Home Instead Senior Care since January of 2012. She loves her job and the people she works with. She really enjoys helping our clients find solutions to their problems, and gets satisfaction from being there as part of the support team for our CAREGivers. It has always brought me a great sense of joy to help others any way I can. As the Office Manager her duties in the office include payroll approval, billing oversight, HR, on call schedule, staff training and development as well as customer service. Ashley was born and raised here on the central coast and lives in Arroyo Grande. Ashley says "Everyday I learn about another resource that is available to the community from Home Instead Senior Care and I can't wait to continue to grow with the company, during my time off, I enjoy spending time with friends and family (siblings, nieces, nephews). I love reading and experiencing new things and especially spending time with my dog Tuffy!
Sandra Maez was born in Exeter and moved to the Five Cities
at the age of 4. Sandra has been in the Home Care Industry for more than
23 years. One of her greatest joys is helping Seniors stay in their own
home for as long as possible because it truly makes her smile. She will be able to make this happen daily as our Client Care Coordinator, who does the intial Client Care Consult in the home, develops a comprehensive plan of care and works closely with our Service Coordinator and our full time Quality Assurance Coordintor to ensure you the best care.
Prior to working in the Home Care Industry, Sandra worked as
a Nurse’s Aid at Arroyo Grande Community Hospital, and has been a massage
practitioner for 14 years. Additionally she is an Aloette Skin Care
Consultant. In 1984, Sandra received the Ken Tally Award for her
outstanding contributions to youth in the community.
Sandra’s two children, Suzi and Scott, and her four
grandchildren, Brian, Madison, Lauren, and Parker are her pride and joy as her
family is extremely important to her.
Sandra loves spending time with her family, her rescue dog,
Toby, going to concerts, gardening, reading, and walking on the beach.
Sandra is very excited to be part of the Home Instead Senior Care team as our
Client Care Coordinator where she will continue her passion and help keep aging
seniors in their home.
Lisa relocated to the Central Coast almost three years ago and started
her Home Instead career working as a CAREGiver, which she did successfully for over 1,100 hours. She has a background in medical office administration (front and back) as well as physical therapy. She worked at an Orthopedic Group with in house
Physical Therapy for 13 years. She was a Physical Therapist Aide for 5
years while in school studying kinesiology. She now holds the role of Quality Assurance Coordinator and says "I am happy to be a positive aspect in the
lives of others" and she enjoys spending time with her family doing a wide range of
outdoor activities from walks on the beach, volleyball, camping, hiking
and just enjoying the view of the this beautiful place we live in.
Sherri was born and raised in the Taft & Bakersfield
area but relocated to the Central Coast with her husband and 2 children in
2007. She has worked for Home Instead Senior Care since December
2015. Before joining the administrative team as the Recruitment and
Engagement Coordinator she worked over 2400 hours as a Caregiver. Working
with the Senior Community and our Caregivers who provide support to them is
very important to her and she thoroughly enjoys her job. Working in
recruitment has also allowed her to share the importance of a Caregiver’s role
and how appreciative we are of them. One of her favorite things to do in
her spare time is enjoy the outdoors with her family. She feels very
lucky to live life on the Central Coast and to be a part of Home Instead Senior
Shalis was born and raised on the Central Coast. Before she became part
of the Home Instead Team she worked at Harloe Elementary as an aide. Shalis started out with Home Instead as a CAREGiver, was promoted to LEAD CAREGiver in 2017 before taking her administrative position as a Service Coordinator. She has 2
boys (Elijah and Ryler). When shes not working you can probably find her at the
Baseball or Soccer Fields with her family. She loves country music, going
to concerts, spending time with her family, professional baseball games (shes
an avid Los Angeles Dodgers fan) and she wont ever turn down a good cup of
coffee. Shalis is a calm, light hearted and fun person to have as part of our team and we are so lucky to have her here to help families navigate through thier concerns and schedule appropriate CAREGivers.
We are very honored to introduce Kathleen to you as our CAREGiver of the
Month for November. It is a special month as it marks her 11th
year anniversary with us. Not only is she dedicated to her clients, she is
always ready and willing to expand her knowledge in her job so she can provide
the best care. We can always count on Kathleen to attend quarterly in
house trainings. Always giving 100% in everything she does with a smile
on her face she is an inspiration to us all. We are so grateful to have
had her be a part of our family these past 11 years.
Teresa has been with us for 2 months and came on full force.
She showed her true compassionate colors working with a Hospice client. Her
confidence makes not only her clients feel safe but their loved one’s as well.
She handles all situations with dignity & grace and her genuine heart
shines through. When she isn’t working hard as a CAREGiver, she enjoys spending
her time with her husband or doting on her kids. Teresa has been a
wonderful addition to our HISC family and we are very proud to announce her as
our September CAREGiver of the Month.
Miriam has been with us for almost 2 years. She is
very dedicated to her clients and works hard to ensure they are receiving
quality care. Miriam is very reliable, dependable and goes above and
beyond taking extra shifts when needed to help out. She is soft spoken
and has a gentle nature about her that makes people feel comfortable.
When she isn’t working she likes to spend time with her family and is a great
big sister to look up to. We are honored to know Miriam.
When we think of CAREGiver’s going above and beyond, we
think of Amy. We have had the honor of having her on our team for the
last 2 years. Amy shows so much compassion and respect for her clients. This is not just the type of CAREGiver that Amy
is, it is the type of person she is. She will welcome you with a
smile and her positivity is contagious. She is a wonderful representation
"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.