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At Your Service 24/7 in Bryan / College Station

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 home care team stands r​eady to serve you any day of the week, at any hour of the day or night, with quality care​. You can always reach us by phone at (979) 268-6880 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.​​​ 

Our Administrative Team

David Gest - Owner

David Gest - Owner

David brought in-home care for seniors to the Brazos Valley in 2001 by opening the doors to Home Instead Senior Care.

David's background had been in the areas of Advertising and Sales Management. His most recent position in advertising was as Regional Vice President of Cox Communications' media arm CableRep Advertising.  David was also involved in the Durable Medical Equipment industry as Owner and CEO of BetaMED, Inc. which he owned and operated successfully in Bryan/College Station for 8+ years.

Primarily focused on Operations for Home Instead in the Bryan/College Station area, David is also active in directing the marketing efforts of the business.  He enjoys putting together successsful teams and also enjoys "people development".  Home Instead Senior Care in the Brazos Valley has been blessed with great CAREGivers and Key Players since its inception and all of the team enjoys working with the area's senior population.

A native of Lafayette, Louisiana, David and his wife Linda have called College Station home since 1992. They enjoy their wonderful family -- including their Golden Retriever Nola!


Jessie Lee - Director of Client Care

Jessie Lee - Director of Client Care

Jessie joined the Home Instead team in July of 2013. 
 
Previously, Jessie spent 6 years teaching Kindergarten in Navasota, Texas ISD. She is happy to take the love and attention she poured into her students and transfer that to our seniors! She is diligent in assuring that all clients' needs are met to the satisfaction of the senior and their family. Jessie is adept at making people feel comfortable and supported, and exudes patience and positivity in all that she does.
 
Jessie grew up in College Station, Texas and graduated from Texas A&M University in 2006. She still lives in College Station with her sons, Duke and Davis.​​ As a family, they enjoy being active in their church, spending time outdoors, and competing at CrossFit!

Krystal Boren - Service Director

Krystal Boren - Service Director

Krystal Boren brings numerous years of ​​CAREGiver experience starting when she was in her teens and we are grateful that the last four of those years have been for our Home Instead Senior Care office.  In 2017 Krystal transitioned to our in-house Service Coordinator and Training Assistant and we couldn't be more excited for her and for us! In 2019, Krystal was promoted to the position of Service Director.  She brings a passion for helping people and has a desire to transfer her efforts from caring from her clients in their homes, to now helping even more people through providing the best matches for our clients and CAREGivers.  She truly gets excited when she sees how well a client and CAREGiver get along, because she knows from experience, the importance in that personal connection.  

Krystal moved to College Station in 2012 with her husband Dylan, daughter Villi Rose, and dog Chauncii.  While she is originally from Illinois, she loves the Bryan/College Station area and is happy to call the Brazos Valley home.  We are excited to have Krystal as part of our team.  


Brittny Messer - Director of Human Resources

Brittny Messer - Director of Human Resources

Brittny Messer is a Human Resource Professional with numerous years of experience in recruitment and talent retention. Prior to Home Instead Senior Care, Brittny held the position of Client Service Coordinator for a local home health and hospice agency. Brittny specializes in helping CAREGivers strengthen their skill set to provide quality service to our valued Clients. Her passion for the field of Human Resource Management makes her an asset to the Home Instead Senior Care team.  She received her Bachelors of Business in Human Resource Management from Tarleton State University and is currently pursuing her Graduate Degree from Southern New Hampshire University.

Brittny moved to College Station from Stephenville, Texas with her husband Andrew, dog Dingo and cat Jack. In her free time, she enjoys painting, writing, and watching sitcoms. 


Dianna Lilly - Administrative Assistant

Dianna Lilly - Administrative Assistant

A member of the Home Instead Senior Care team since January 2018, Dianna remains very excited about working with area seniors and others in need of our services.  She also had family members that required home care, so she knows from experience about the value of good CAREGiver and Client Relations.

Dianna plays a very important role in the business and handles many accounting functions in our office. She is very diligent about performing at a high-level whether it is in communications with vendors, clients, CAREGivers, or others. Her passion for ensuring positive outcomes is obvious, and her contributions to the success of Home Instead Senior Care are numerous!



Daprina Crouch - Service Coordinator

Daprina Crouch - Service Coordinator

Daprina has a background working in the home health field for over 18 years. After joining our Home Instead Senior Care team as a CAREGiver, she transitioned into her Service Coordinator role in April of 2019. Daprina understands the importance of providing quality care to our seniors and takes pride in making sure each interaction between clients and CAREGivers is engaging and meaningful. She believes everyone can benefit from the wealth of knowledge and wisdom that can be attained by working with seniors.

Originally from New Orleans, Daprina moved when her home was hit by hurricane Katrina.  After living in Virginia she decided to move to College Station to be closer to family and has proudly called College Station home for seven years. Daprina's pride and joy are her two children Domoniqe and Diamond Taylor.


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