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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.

 



 

October 2019 CAREGiver Spotlight Story - Victoria B.

October 2019 CAREGiver Spotlight Story - Victoria B.

Victoria discovered a long time ago that senior care was part of her DNA. When Victoria’s grandfather was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 1993, it made an impression. Her first impulse? Victoria wanted to help. Read More...


CAREGiver Spotlight Story for September 2019 - AJ Thornton

CAREGiver Spotlight Story for September 2019 - AJ Thornton

AJ Thornton entered private-duty caregiving part time when she filled in for a friend who was taking care of a senior. AJ was going to school and helped twice a week. Eventually, she went full time as a private-duty caregiver, and a 103-year-old client never wanted AJ to leave. The two daughters of a private-duty client told AJ, “You have a gift.” After her private-duty clients passed away, AJ wanted to move on to a home-care company for a steady flow of work. Read More...


CAREGiver Spotlight Story for August 2019 - Christine L.

CAREGiver Spotlight Story for August 2019 - Christine L.

After joining Jim and Mary Samuelson’s Home Instead franchise that serves Marion County, including Ocala, Silver Springs, Belleview and Summerfield, Christine Lewis was matched with an unforgettable first regular client for five months before he passed away. Not long after Christine began helping the 94-year-old World War II bomber pilot, he and his family asked the Home Instead office to keep sending Christine. Read More...


CAREGiver Spotlight Story for July 2019 - Goria P.

CAREGiver Spotlight Story for July 2019 - Goria P.

Gloria checked out Home Instead Senior Care online after a friend had seen Home Instead at a job fair. “Home Instead is better-prepared than my previous workplace and its vetting process for potential CAREGivers is thorough, which I like. Training is good. After the initial training and orientation, Home Instead prepares you further with ongoing training. I was impressed with Home Instead because they get you ready for the job,” Gloria said.  Read More...


CAREGiver Spotlight Story for June 2019 - Adrian G.

CAREGiver Spotlight Story for June 2019 - Adrian G.

​"Home Instead is a loving unit, and I enjoy working for them because they go over and beyond for clients and CAREGivers. They offer classes and provide information at your fingertips. They answer my questions. Jim and Mary Samuelson, our franchise owners, and Dana Powell Isaacs, our general manager, are always there with open arms. It is a warm, loving company." Read more...


CAREGiver Spotlight Story for May 2019 - Mary G.

CAREGiver Spotlight Story for May 2019 - Mary G.

Mary joined Home Instead Senior Care in May 2016 following a 31-year career at a hospital where she worked full time. “Toward the end of my time at the hospital, I was the speech and hearing department secretary. I was able to get to know a lot of seniors personally while setting up their appointments,” Mary explained. “I was considering this type of job when I left the hospital because I thought it might be rewarding. I looked into it, and I found Home Instead Senior Care during an online search.” Read More...


Featured CAREGiver - Pam B.

Featured CAREGiver - Pam B. Our monthly featured CAREGiver is Pam Burgett. Pam has been with Home Instead since November, 2011. She lives with her Husband Paul. They have five Children and nine Grand-Children. Pam has one pet at home, a snake named Chris! When asked to describe her family she says they are loving, close and “crazy”. Pam’s other jobs include taking care of her home, working in the yard and caring for her Mom. Some of Pam’s achievements are being a C.N.A. for 20 years, an E.M.T. for 6 years and most of all raising some great Kids!

When Pam has free time, she loves to sit by the water and fish! When asked where she sees herself in three years, she answers “wherever God wants me to be”. Pam is a wonderful CAREGiver and loved by her Clients. We are sure glad that God has placed her with Home Instead. Pam likes to be recognized for a job well done with a heartfelt “Thank You”. We send a Heartfelt Thank You!

Job Well Done, Pam!!!


Pam’s Favorite:

  • Food: Chicken
  • Hobbies: Fishing
  • Books: Danielle Steele
  • Music: Old Time Rock n Roll
  • Store: Dollar Tree
  • Flower/Plant: Lilacs
  • Vacations: Cruises
  • Sports: Football
  • Holiday’s: Christmas
  • Entertainment: Playing Texas Hold 'em
  • Restaurant: Cody's
  • Color: Purple

Pam’s Preferences:

  • Sweet over Salty
  • Books over Magazines
  • Plants(Herbs) over Flowers
  • Eat In over Take Out
  • Internet over Mall
  • Coffee over Tea

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