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At Your Service 24/7 in San Luis Obispo County

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 (805) 473-5781 to get help setting up home care for a family member.

We have come together as a 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 one with compassion and devotion.
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Tiffany Alcantara

Tiffany Alcantara

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 Rose

Carol Rose

​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 Shrode

Ashley Shrode

​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

Sandra Maez

​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 Castillo

Lisa Castillo

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 Fischer

Sherri Fischer

​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 Care.


Shalis Salinas

Shalis Salinas

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.


Kathleen - CAREGiver of the Month - November

​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.


Julie - CAREGiver of the Month - October

Julie - CAREGiver of the Month - October Julie has been with Home Instead Senior Care  for 9 months and has put in almost 1,000 hours.  She is one of the kindest people you will ever meet.  Her clients have given many compliments about the care they receive from her and the way she is with their pets as well.  This shows just how big her heart is!  We can always count on her as she is reliable and precise.  We are very proud to have Julie with us and we couldn’t be more excited to share her CAREGiver of the Month news with everyone. 

Teresa - CAREGiver of the Month - September

Teresa - CAREGiver of the Month - September

​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 - CAREGiver of the Month - August

Miriam - CAREGiver of the Month - August

​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.

 


Shari - CAREGiver of the Month - July

Shari - CAREGiver of the Month - July Shari is one of our most experienced CAREGiver’s and has been with Home Instead for over 7 years.  She is one of the most genuine, dedicated and hard working people you will ever meet.  She has a huge heart and would give you the coat off her back. It would be a really cool coat too as Shari has a flair for fashion. Not only is Shari a CAREGiver but she has also had family receive care from us which makes her situation unique.  When Shari is not at work, you can find her doing yoga, spinning yarn, knitting or making other crafts. She is very talented. We are extremely proud to have Shari as a part of our family and we give her a million thanks for all she has done for us and other seniors in our community.

Amy - CAREGiver of the Month - June

Amy - CAREGiver of the Month - June

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 of HISC. 


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