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A tradition of great caregiving means that we take care of our own as well as we take care you and your family.

Home Instead, Inc. recognizes regional CAREGivers of the Year and one special CAREGiver who shows exceptional dedication is the recipient of the national award — The Mary Steibel CAREGiverSM of the Year Award.

This program inspires CAREGivers to strive for excellence. It creates a sense of pride and rewards their hard work, compassionate care and service to others.

CAREGiver of the Month - Peggy

CAREGiver of the Month - Peggy

​For 17 years, ending in 2000, Peggy held several jobs at a continuing care retirement community. Among those jobs were third-party insurance billing, secretary to the director of nursing and medical records clerk. "I was never a CNA, but when there was a flu epidemic, it was 'all hands on deck' in the nursing home, so I would pitch in," Peggy recalled. Read more...


CAREGiver of the Month - Aleks

CAREGiver of the Month - Aleks

​Long before acquiring nursing knowledge through education and beginning his professional experience, Aleks was a family caregiver in his native Ukraine. “My mom had quite an illness. I was the No. 3 child, and a lot of Mom’s care went to me. I learned a lot from Mom, such as cooking and baking. My dad was doing her personal care. I also helped with my grandfather when I wasn’t watching our cattle. Read more...


CAREGiver of the Month - Amy Jo

CAREGiver of the Month - Amy Jo

Amy Jo Phillips flourished in the corporate world as a successful insurance broker for more than 20 years; she was even an agency co-owner. But something was missing, so she made a stunning decision. "The business was a phenomenal success, and I had well-paying job, but I felt empty at day's end. After I began volunteering for various organizations, including the Office of Aging, and serving on nonprofit boards," Amy Jo explained, "I knew I had to do something else." ​ Read More...​


CAREGiver of the Month - Mary

CAREGiver of the Month - Mary

CAREGiver of the Month Mary Sweikert’s assignment is simple. She wants to carry on her late husband Melvin’s legacy of generating smiles and laughs from others, and making people feel better about themselves.​ Read More...​

CAREGiver of the Month - Joan

CAREGiver of the Month - Joan

​But Joan, who joined Home Instead Senior Care® of Lancaster in April 2009, laughed. She’s experienced the whole gamut of emotions during her second career. “Fulfilling” is a word she uses often. Seven or eight months after Joan retired following a 38-year career in the finance department with Armstrong World Industries, she became bored and searched for a part-time job on the internet.​ Read More...​


CAREGiver of the Month - Diane

CAREGiver of the Month - Diane

​In good times and bad, award-winning CAREGiver Diane L. can’t wait to let her light shine so that everybody – including her clients – can feel her warmth and compassion. “To be honest, I came to believe I have this job by divine appointment. God gave me an opportunity to show His love as a CAREGiver,” said Diane, who joined Home Instead Senior Care® of Lancaster County on Oct. 1, 2013, after being one of many who lost their jobs at an area medical facility because of layoffs. Read More...​​


CAREGiver of the Month - Renuka

CAREGiver of the Month - Renuka

​Home Instead Senior Care® of Lancaster County “walks the talk.” That was CAREGiver Renuka C.’s appraisal, and she hasn’t moved off that conclusion since starting work with the award-winning franchise on Sept. 20, 2014. Read more...


CAREGiver of the Month - Marge

CAREGiver of the Month - Marge

​A 94-year-old female client depends heavily on CAREGiver of the Month Marge R. to help her shower and handle other activities of daily living. Sensing how tough Marge’s job is, the client asked: “Why do you do this?” Read More...​


CAREGiver of the Month - Fred

CAREGiver of the Month - Fred
Working for Home Instead Senior Care® of Lancaster County is not just a job for Fred V. “For me,” the CAREGiver of the Month said, “it is a ministry. I am here to serve my clients with the love and compassion of Jesus Christ – the Ultimate Caregiver for all of eternity – to the best of my ability. Read more...​

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