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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 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.​

Vicki Ground - Staff Coordinator

Vicki Ground - Staff Coordinator Vicki grew up on a farm in Kansas and now lives with her husband, Dan, on a farm in Juniata. Together they have 5 children and 9 grandchildren. Vicki has been in CAREGiving most of her life, from nursing homes, assisted living and in home care. Seniors have always been her specialty and she prides herself in this. She loves camping and fishing along with gardening, crafts and her farm animals. Her gr​​andchildren also keep her very busy.


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