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

At Your Service 24/7 in Waco

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 (254) 666-7300 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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Brett Rhodes - Franchise Owner/Administrator

Brett Rhodes - Franchise Owner/Administrator

​Originally from Houston, Brett has an MBA from Vanderbilt University and received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University. Before purchasing the Home Instead Senior Care franchise, he was a management consultant with IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Brett volunteers for Meals on Wheels on a weekly basis and serves as a Musician and Deacon at Harris Creek Baptist Church. Brett and his wife Grace have 2 wonderful kids - Amber and Darren - and they both attend Live Oak Classical School in the Waco area.


Cheryl Johnston - Home Care Consultant

Cheryl Johnston - Home Care Consultant Cheryl is responsible for consulting with and helping key contacts at agencies/facilities in the area that coordinate patient and client care with us.  She has a BBA in Management from the University of Texas in San Antonio and has worked in sales positions for the past 25 years​.  Cheryl and her husband John have one son Davis who attends MCC in the honors program.  She has 2 dogs and likes to spend her free time with family and friends, cooking, reading, and volunteering.

Courtnie Kelly - Service Coordinator

Courtnie Kelly - Service Coordinator

​Courtnie joined Home Instead Senior Care in April 2009 and came to us with 7 years of experience as a Caregiver and CNA. Her primary responsibility is to match/assign and schedule our CAREGivers to client assignments and support our CAREGivers and clients when they need help.  Courtnie also helps with the orientation and training of our CAREGivers.  Courtnie's primary interest outside of work is taking care of her 2 beautiful kids - 9 year old Kylah and 5 year old Juvenal, but she also likes interior design and woodworking.


Shannon Olivarez - On-Call Assistant

Shannon Olivarez - On-Call Assistant

Shannon joined us in March 2014 and her role is to be on-call after business hours and on weekends so that we can provide 24x7 support for our clients and caregivers.  Shannon has volunteered for Meals on Wheels, Family Abuse Center, Toys for Tots, Operation Christmas Child, and Feast of Sharing. She has 2 sons who are her pride and joy - Jaime who is 25 and a Baylor Grad, and Dailen who is 23 and is currently a student at Baylor. Shannon loves spending time with her family and is an avid fan of the Texas Rangers, Dallas Cowboys, and the Baylor Bears. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the movies, shopping, listening to music, and attending sporting events.


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