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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 the Owner and Manager of Home Instead Senior Care.She has been with the company since it's opening in 2001. She ensures that the team is aware of the current trends and regulations of in home care to assure that Home Instead Senior Care is setting the standard. She also manages our state approved Injury and Illness Prevention Program and assures that our Staff and CAREGivers provide quality customer service at all times.  She oversees the financial processes such as payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, annual budgeting and business planning including advertising, insurance coverage negotiations as well as growth and development.

Tiffany enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and the family pets; Lucky, a 10 year old Golden Labrador, Charlie, an adorable 2 year old Dachshund and two cats; Max and Caridwen. Tiffany is an avid reader, and especially enjoys historical fiction, medical texts and home improvement.

Tiffany has more than 21 years experience working with seniors and the developmentally disabled. 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 is 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).

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 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.

* Photo coming soon!


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.

*PHOTO COMING SOON*


Sendi - CAREGiver of the Month - July

Sendi's dedication since day one has made her stand out.  She has a gentle and extremely kind nature that makes our clients feel cared for and safe.  She is very respectful and treats everyone with a great amount of diginity.  Family means a lot to Sendi and it shows just how big her heart is.  In her spare time when she isn’t working hard she likes to get a good hike in or maybe relax and watch a movie.  We are proud to have her on our team and are forever grateful for the exemplary hard work she puts in. ​


Annette - CAREGiver of the Month - June

Annette - CAREGiver of the Month - June A well earned round of applause and thank you goes out to Annette Gardner.  She has been with Home Instead Senior Care for almost 15 years.  Putting in countless hours we are forever grateful for the time she has given to us and her clients.  She is such a sweet, compassionate and giving individual and her fellow caregivers were very happy to see her get CAREGiver Of The Month.  Our motto, “To us it’s personal,” is definitely shown through in Annette and we feel very fortunate to have had her with us for so many years.

Miriam - CAREGiver of the Month - May

Always smiling, Miriam is such a warm hearted person and we love having her on our team.  Not only does she dedicate herself to her clients but she is such a great sister to her siblings as well.  Family means a lot to her and she loves spending time with them when she isn’t working.  She has been with us since October of 2017 has put in over 1220 hours.  We can always count on her and our clients are always happy with the care she provides.


Cindy - CAREGiver of the Month - April

Cindy - CAREGiver of the Month - April

​Cindy has worked for us since December of 2017, putting in 579 hours and continues to serve others.  She is extremely dedicated to her ongoing clients and we can always count on her.  We are very lucky to have such a kind and giving caregiver like Cindy on our team. In her spare time when she isn’t hard at work as a caregiver she likes crocheting and reading romance novels and is a football & basketball fan.  


Ashley - CAREGiver of the Month - March

Ashley - CAREGiver of the Month - March

She has worked over 500 hours and counting! She puts her heart into the work she does with her clients, always thinking one step ahead on how she can go above and beyond for them.  (ex: Didn’t connect at first with dementia client and decided to take additional classes on it so she could better understand how to gain that relationship.  After the class her and client communicated so much better and had a great relationship. Her infectious happiness makes her a joy to be around!


Shannon - CAREGiver of the Month - February

Shannon - CAREGiver of the Month - February A warm-hearted congratulations Shannon! Shannon is a newer member of our care team, joining us about 8 months ago but her personal care experience as well as her ability to work with difficult clients has proven she has the heart of a CAREGiver. We are thankful to have her on our team, and we know our clients appreciate all of the excellent care that she provides.

Lauren - CAREGiver of the Month - January

Lauren - CAREGiver of the Month - January Lauren has been with Home Instead Since June 2017. To date she has provided over 235 hours of quality care to her clients. Previously a personal trainer, Lauren transitioned to caregiving after relocating to Cambria from Ohio. Lauren has an outgoing positive personality and we are honored to have her on our team!

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