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

At Your Service 24/7 in Hastings, NE

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 (402) 462-8500 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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Dale Schendt - Owner

Dale Schendt - Owner
Dale was born and raised on a farm in the Lawrence Nebraska area. He married Colleen Hoarty in 1984 and they had two children, Chelsey and Alex. He was a farmer and later auto technician and eventually had his own small business repair shop. He and his wife moved to Omaha for a job opportunity. Dale and Colleen were introduced to Home Instead Senior Care in 2003 and both felt this was a way to provide quality service to seniors, give back to the community and be closer to their own parents. They were awarded a Home Instead Senior Care franchise in 2003 in their home town area. They opened the doors in January of 2004. Dale has been very active in community and church activities and the Alzheimer's Association. Dale has little time for hobbies but enjoys golfing, camping, reading, spending time with family, working in his shop and playing with his granddaughter Jacey.​

Alex Schendt - General Manager

Alex Schendt - General Manager

​Alex was born in Omaha NE and moved to Hastings with his parents in 2003. He graduated from St Cecilia High School in 2011 and graduated from UNK with a Bachelors in Business Administration in 2015. He was a part of Home Instead Senior Care while growing up and witnessed the quality of service the company strived for. After working a variety of jobs he recognized the difference in quality, therefore changed his career path and has joined the Home Instead Senior Care team. Alex and his wife, Kate, have two dogs, who go everywhere with them. One of the dogs, Sadie, is a regular fixture at the office. He enjoys spending time with family and friends and working with his dad in his shop.

Barb Martin - Human Resource Manager

Barb Martin - Human Resource Manager Barb Martin moved to Hastings with her husband Tim in 2009 from Norfolk, NE.  She became interested in advocating and caring for Seniors while helping her father care for her mother who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.  Barb joined Home Instead Senior Care as a CAREGiver in 2011 and enjoyed assisting and caring for Seniors in the Hastings area.  Prior to working at Home Instead Senior Care, Barb enjoyed a career working with children and adults with Special Needs for over 10 years.  In her spare time, Barb enjoys listening to music, reading, gardening, relaxing at the lake while her husband fishes and spending time with her two adult children and grandchildren.​

Ashley Maudlin - Service Coordinator

Ashley Maudlin - Service Coordinator

​Ashley was born and raised in the Hastings area, and currently resides with her Husband, Wade and Daughter, Audrey in Hastings. Ashley is a 2016 graduate from Hastings College, with a degree in Human Services Administration and Spanish.  CAREGiving has played a major role in Ashley's life, leading her to a career with Home Instead Senior Care. In her free time, Ashley enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her friends, family and dogs. 

Katherine Brown - Client Care Coordinator

Katherine Brown - Client Care Coordinator

​Kathy Brown grew up in Ohio but moved to Hastings in 2019 from Georgia after being in the United States Air Force. Kathy graduated from Middle Georgia State University in 2018 with a degree in Health Services Administration. In her free time, she enjoys being with her family (including her two dogs), hunting, reading, and making crafts.

Shannon Harlow - Home Care Consultant

Shannon Harlow - Home Care Consultant

​Shannon Harlow grew up in Hastings, after attending a year at Central Community College; Shannon transferred to LeCordon Bleu Scottsdale Culinary school. Graduating with an AAS in Patisserie and Baking, specializing in Cake decorating and Confections. After graduating Shannon returned home to Hastings, where she spent the last six years working in human services for the DD community. Shannon and her husband Matthew, enjoy baking, traveling and spending time with their dogs and rest of the family.