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​​​​​​​​Home Instead Senior Care Team​​

At Your Service 24/7 in Shelby Charter Township, MI​

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 (586) 992-0100 to get help setting up home care for a family member.HISC-Shelby-Logo-SM.jpg

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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Kerry Pareja -- Owner

Kerry Pareja -- Owner

​Owner Kerry Pareja worked as a Registered Nurse for more than 25 years. She served as a surgical ICU nurse at Henry Ford Hospital and as a nurse at Crittenton Hospital, Rochester Hills.

She also brings one-on-one patient care and business knowledge from work as a visiting nurse and manager of a neurology office.

Along with running Home Instead here in Macomb County, Kerry serves as co-chair of Macomb Circle of Senior Services. She is a member of the Senior Coordinating Aging Network, the National Private Duty Association, and the Chamber of Commerce.

She is absolutely passionate about helping seniors remain independent and at home, where they may lead fulfilled lives of contribution, involvement with their communities, and strong relationships with family. 

Heidi Gundy -- RRC

Heidi Gundy -- RRC

​Background in Early Childhood Education with 9 years of teaching in private pre-schools in Oakland County. Eventually became a licensed Real Estate Agent specializing in residential sales. Assistant Manager of 120 associate office & mentored/trained new agents. Returned to college in 07 and worked in an adult foster care facility. I began working at Home Instead in September of 2010.


Heidi Couto -- Bookkeeper

Heidi Couto -- Bookkeeper

​Seniors hold a special place in Heidi Couto’s heart. Serving as a caregiver for her grandparents lead her to joining the Home Instead Senior Care Shelby Township CAREGiver team in 2013. From there, she moved to her current position as bookkeeper – handling billing, payroll, accounts receivable and more for the office. Heidi is also the mother of two boys who keep her moving; camping, snowmobiling and hanging out together are their favorite activities. ​


Cara Saier -- Receptionist

Cara Saier -- Receptionist

​The pleasant voice on the phone and smiling face you see when you visit the Home Instead Senior Care Shelby Township office is Cara Saier, our office coordinator. She began working for Home Instead in January of 2014 as a CAREGiver. The lifetime of wonderful and fascinating stories that seniors share is what fuels Cara's passion for helping them. Outside of the office, you'll find her playing with her two kids and sneaking in some time reading a good book. ​


Stephanie Aldridge -- Home Care Consultant

Stephanie Aldridge -- Home Care Consultant

​Stephanie Aldridge has a passion for seniors. Before joining Home Instead Senior Care of Shelby Township, she worked with seniors at Henry Ford Health Systems. Stephanie also has experience at Lehman Brothers and Citigroup. She graduated Cum Laude from Oakland University with a Bachelors of Science in Human Resources. When she’s not at the office, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her husband and sons. 


Victoria Badnard -- Service Coordinator

Victoria Badnard -- Service Coordinator

​Victoria finds the challenge of being the servicecoordinator enjoyable. With our average of 300 clients at any one time, she must schedule CAREGivers for each need that arises. She was inspired by working with seniors in her prior career as a stylist, and saw the opportunity to really help them in their lives as a natural fit.

​"I like to keep them in their homes because it is a safe, familiar place where family can be available," she says. Matching the right CAREGiver with each senior is something she takes pride in.

"What Home Instead has to offer and how good our CAREgivers are is so inspiring."

Debbie Gambino -- Client Care Coordinator

Debbie Gambino -- Client Care Coordinator

​Deborah has worked as a nurse for many years. She has one child and very much enjoys working with the senior population.


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