"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.
Matt McClure purchased a Home Instead Senior Care franchise, because he believes it’s important for seniors and their families to have options when it comes to their long-term care. A former teacher and high school principal, Matt currently serves as the superintendent of schools for the Cross County School District in Cherry Valley, Arkansas. He is looking forward to working with the older generation – helping seniors in Pulaski, Lonoke and White Counties live safely and independently for as long as possible. In his spare time, Matt enjoys spending time with his family, golfing and water sports.
Sara began at HISC in 2002 as a CAREGiver and after a year was offered a part-time position as a staffing coordinator which became full-time within a few weeks She took a leave of absence for a year to take care of her mother with ALS until her passing. She returned to the office as a recruiting and retention coordinator, staffing manager and is now our Operations Manager.
Simon started with Home Instead Senior Care in 2016 as a Community Service Representative and is now Director of Marketing and Quality Assurance. For more than a decade he has worked with health care organizations to improve patient care through education and referral strategies. He currently serves as a member of the Arkansas Arthritis Foundation board of directors. Simon loves sports and is the publisher of SportingLifeArkansas.com. When he isn't thinking about health care, sports, or promoting his home state of Arkansas, you can find him hanging out with his boxers, Cassius Clay Muhammed A Lee and Lucy, playing the ukulele or cooking.
Benita grew up in Augusta, Ark., and she has worked in home care (mainly home health) since 1989 in multiple positions.
Her most rewarding job is having raisned four daughters in Fordyce, before moving back to Searcy in 2012.
Her oldest daughter, Katie Cohen, is a CRNA, and the mother to Benita's first grandbaby - Linclon Cohen. Next - Alex Parker, who is a 2nd grade teacher at Star City. Mallory Hall is a new RN, BSN. And Macy Hall is a senior English Major at ASU.
Benita claims to have the best dog ever - Lily. For years Benita worked in dog recue, but she found too many she brought home to stay.
She is married to Leslie Hall. And she enjoy family vacations to Walt Disney World and to the beach.
Lela began her career at Home Instead Senior Care in 2011. Prior to coming to Home Instead Senior Care she was a hospice case manager. During her career, which spans thirty seven years, she has worked women's health, NICU, taught in the Harding University School of Nursing and worked for Senior Health, Inc. at St. Vincent's Infirmary for eleven years during which time she worked as a charge nurse, Outreach Coordinator and Nurse Manager. During her free time she enjoys choreographed ballroom dancing, spending time with her grandchildren and exercising.
Jennifer Brackenridge joined Home Insead Senior Care in the fall of 2016 as a Staffing Coordinator for our Searcy office. She graduated from Pulaski Technical College in North Little Rock, Arkansas in 1999 with an Associates Degree in Paralegal Technology. In 2005 she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Arkansas.
After working the legal field and teaching elementary school for a few years, Jennifer found another area of interest when she became a Home Instead Senior Care family member. Her passion is to make sure each and every client is paired with a compatible caregiver to ensure that each client is receiving the utmost service and care that Home Instead Senior Care provides.
In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys fishing, hunting, cooking and spending time with her family, especially her 4 year old grandson.
Janice is our Target Case Manager for the Medicaid program. She also does Quality Assurance visits with our clients. She has worked in the health care field for many years and is well known in the community. Janice started working for Home Instead Senior Care in 2012.
Kassie began working at Home Instead Senior Care as a CAREGiver in the field after she obtained her CNA license in 2014. One year later she was promoted to Staffing Coordinator. She was born and raised in Michigan, but enjoys living in the south. She spends her free time helping others and spending time with loved ones.
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