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At Your Service 24/7 in Lancaster, PA

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 (717) 207-0755 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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John Gibbel (Owner)

John Gibbel (Owner)
John received a B.A. from Houghton College. After two years in education, he spent fourteen years involved as the fourth generation in Gibbel Insurance, a family owned insurance agency in Lititz.

The experiences in the classroom as well as the years in the insurance business were instrumental in John gaining critical skills in communication, understanding and meeting the needs of many different people, and recognizing the importance of building trust in relationships.

Linda Husted - Home Care Coordinator

Linda Husted - Home Care Coordinator

When not at work Linda is creating and learning. As a lifetime artist and learner, she loves to create, explore and discover new things. She enjoys trying new foods and cooking. Her passion for painting canvas also spills over to walls, fabric and furniture. Her summer delight is working in her garden.  She enjoys sailing with her husband and has three adult children. 

"Home Instead provides endless meaningful connections! Thousands of life stories are being told and shared every year! I love hearing these stories and meeting new people!"



Patricia Fertal - Client Care Coordinator

Patricia Fertal - Client Care Coordinator

Meghan Young - On-Call Manager

Meghan Young - On-Call Manager

​Meghan enjoys staying connected to Lancaster County from Long Island. She enjoys her time at home with her family and frequently spends her time with music playing and dancing throughout her home with her children. She is a classically trained dancer and has found you can take the dancer off the stage, but you cannot take dance out of the dancer. 

"I enjoy the challenge and reward of matching our clients needs and personalities with our CAREGivers to provide the very best care in Lancaster County. To us, it truly is personal, and I value the connections with each client and CAREGiver on a daily basis. I love being part of the solution for families in often very difficult times."


Tina Parow - Retention & Engagement Coordinator

Tina Parow - Retention & Engagement Coordinator

Tina has three adult daughters, 2 grandsons and 1 granddaughter. Most times when the family comes to stay for the weekend you can find them playing board games, hide and seek, dodge ball, four square or having water balloon battles! Tina has been playing soccer on a woman's league for 20 years. 

"I appreciate getting to work alongside so many great people who make up our Home Instead Family. Each time I "GET TO" see how excited our CAREGivers are about the time they are spending with our clients brings great joy to my heart!"


Randi Shenberger - Staffing Coordinator

Randi Shenberger - Staffing Coordinator
Randi loves to travel.  She has been to many different countries. She fulfilled a life long dream when she went to Africa to work in an orphanage there.  She also did missions in Costa Rica and Mexico.  Randi is always up for some good coffee....and may possibly have an addiction to Lucky Charms.

"It is a privilege to work alongside a team of caregivers and office staff who truly care about seniors.  I love that I can interact with both caregivers and clients.  I get the best of both worlds.  Home Instead is a great place to be."

Michelle Ramos - Bookkeeper

Michelle Ramos - Bookkeeper

Joanne Major - Client Care Coordinator

Joanne Major - Client Care Coordinator

Joanne has four grown children, 5 grandchildren.  She enjoys having the grandkids spend weekends with her, traveling to see her kids and mom in Ohio.

"I love working for Home Instead because I love being part of such a caring, supportive team – both with the admin and the CAREGivers.  My schedule is unpredictable, which I thoroughly enjoy, and being able to go home at night knowing I was able to make a difference in someone's life, no matter how small, is a true blessing to me." 



Lizz Durbin - Community Engagement Specialist

Lizz Durbin - Community Engagement Specialist

​Lizz likes getting people excited about the things she's excited about. She loves the chance to connect with potential CAREGivers in her recruitment role! She has two elementary aged kids, a husband, a cuddly husky-poodle at home. She's often found sipping diet coke and seeking out a good shopping deal. 

"Home Instead's culture is so positive and inspiring. I love how our team genuinely has the same goal in mind – helping and investing in seniors and providing meaningful employment to CAREGivers. I love working for Home Instead!"


Charlene Leaman - Office Administrator

Charlene Leaman - Office Administrator

Charlene loves to connect & meet new people. Her role as Front Office Administrator gives her opportunity to speak with clients and caregivers daily. She also enjoys gardening, traveling, playing with her 3 grandbabies & meeting friends for coffee.

"Home Instead is a family away from home!! We daily engage in supporting one another, our clients and caregivers in creative ways.  I couldn't ask for a better team to work with."


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