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At Your Service 24/7 in Clarksville, TN

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 (931) 648-7800 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.

​​​ ​​ CAREGiver Ambassadors   Our team of CAREGiver Ambassadors are here to respond to urgent needs that may arise day or night.  There are a variety of situations in which our CAREGiver Ambassadors help us ensure the upmost quality of care and responsiveness.  On any given day a CAREGiver may experience an emergency and be unable to make it to their client's home.  In this case we deploy our CAREGiver Ambassador to arrive on time to ensure the client never goes without care.  In addition, they assist our CAREGivers with extra support in the home when a client has a particularly challenging day.  We are grateful for our CAREGiver Ambassadors and the vital role they play as members of our team.
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Brad Cannon, Owner

Brad Cannon, Owner
"Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because we are in the business of caring for others. The relationships that we have with our clients and their families are built on a foundation of trust. We have been the solution for so many different family circumstances since 2002 and we have been able to meet these personal needs of seniors with love and compassion. Home Instead Senior Care as a team is a group of people on a mission to help others and that is very personal. We all have been given free choice regarding our careers and this team has collectively chosen to help seniors and their families. I love what we do and I take seriously the trust that is bestowed upon us by each family that asks Home Instead to help."

Originally from Glasgow, Kentucky, Brad has a Bachelor’s Degree from Western Kentucky University.  Brad is also a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and a licensed nursing home administrator in Kentucky and Florida.  Before purchasing the Home Instead Senior Care franchise, Brad was a nursing home administrator for 7 years.  Brad has served on Home Instead Senior Care’s franchise exchange council and has also served as the Chairperson for the Bowling Green Walk to End Alzheimer’s for the past 3 years.​

Juanita Almy, Vice President of Operations

Juanita Almy, Vice President of Operations

Born and raised in Upstate New York, Juanita and her husband relocated to Kentucky in 2015. Soon after moving, Juanita began her career with Home Instead Senior Care as a CAREGiver in Bowling Green, KY.

She served as the Communications Engineer for the Bowling Green, KY franchise before becoming the Human Resources Coordinator then quickly transitioning into the Director of Human Resources.

In 2017 Juanita began working with Clarksville and its surrounding areas as the Executive Director to help seniors stay in their homes for as long as possible.


Rebecca Folckemer, Director of Human Resources

Rebecca Folckemer, Director of Human Resources

Rebecca was born and raised in Battle Creek, Michigan, where she began a career working in the family business. In 2015, Rebecca moved from Colorado Springs, CO, with her fiancé, who is currently stationed at Fort Campbell. Rebecca served as a Professional CAREGiver for several months before transitioning into the office as our Professional CAREGiver Development Specialist in August 2017. Rebecca was then promoted to Human Resources Coordinator in August 2018. She currently oversees the Human Resources Department as Director of Human Resources. She ensures a continuous flow of qualified CAREGivers are hired to meet our growing client needs. Rebecca serves as our CAREGiver advocate and hosts fun events and activities for our company. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


Robert Whitlow, CAREGiver Development Specialist

Robert Whitlow, CAREGiver Development Specialist

​Robert Whitlow was born in Nashville, TN. From 1989 through 2012 he was an over-the-road truck driver. In 2006, Robert was diagnosed with kidney failure. Although he was on dialysis, he continued to drive his truck until 2012. In May of 2018, Robert became a CAREGiver for Home Instead Senior Care in Clarksville, TN, with a passion to help others as he had been helped. In August of 2018, Robert received a promotion to the CAREGiver Development Specialist role. Robert is truly enjoying his new role as he helps all of our professional CAREGivers Build Trust, Take the Lead and Share their Hearts!


Hiliary Morrow, Director of Client Services

Hiliary Morrow, Director of Client Services

After three years as a stay at home mother, Hiliary re-joined the work force with Home Instead Senior Care as a Professional CAREGiver in August of 2017. Hiliary joined the administrative team in February 2018 as an On-Call Supervisor/Professional CAREGiver Ambassador. As an On-Call Supervisor she assisted clients, CAREGivers, and family members with anything they needed after normal business hours to ensure that someone was available to meet their needs 24/7. As a Professional CAREGiver Ambassador, she will ensure the absolute best possible outcomes for clients and CAREGivers during situations with an immediate need.  In her current role of Home Care Consultant, Hiliary represents Home Instead to the community and works with local referral partners to ensure their patients receive the services they need to remain independent in their homes, wherever they call home.  Hiliary is beyond excited to be a part of the ever-growing and thriving Home Instead Senior Care family. In her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time outdoors with her daughter. Hiliary’s daughter is the light of her life, and she strives every day to make her proud.​


Christina Gassner, Client Care Coordinator

Christina Gassner, Client Care Coordinator

​Christina “Tina” was raised in western Kentucky.  In 2008 she moved to St. Louis, Missouri, and started her path as a Certified Nurses Aid. In 2015 she moved to Clarksville and started doing in home care as a professional CAREGiver. In September of 2018 Tina became a Client Care Coordinator. She is responsible for assisting new clients and previous clients with any questions or comments they may have that helps them adjust to receiving Home Instead services.  She stays in contact with clients on a regular basis to ensure each and every person receives the best care possible so he or she can remain comfortable and safe in their homes.


Christy Davis Abou-Rahma, On-Call Supervisor/Professional CAREGiver Ambassador

Christy Davis Abou-Rahma, On-Call Supervisor/Professional CAREGiver Ambassador

Christy was born in Nashville, TN, and was raised in Mt. Juliet.  She moved to Clarksville to be with her now-husband a few years ago. Christy has been a Professional CAREGiver for 11 years. Her love for helping people brought her to Home Instead Senior Care in March of 2018. Christy loves taking care of people and turning frowns into smiles. Christy was Professional CAREGiver of the month for June 2018 and joined the administration team in July of 2018, when she took the role of On-Call Supervisor/Professional CAREGiver Ambassador.


Ellen Porter, Professional CAREGiver Ambassador

Ellen Porter, Professional CAREGiver Ambassador

Ellen Porter joined Home Instead Senior Care in 2007 as a Professional CAREGiver and has assisted many seniors in her 12 years. Ellen has been the solution for seniors and their families, who were otherwise at their wit’s end. Ellen has been Professional CAREGiver of the month countless times in her years with Home Instead Senior Care and was promoted to Professional CAREGiver Ambassador in November 2018.


Pamela Maiberger, Professional CAREGiver Ambassador

Pamela Maiberger, Professional CAREGiver Ambassador

Pamela Maiberger joined Home Instead Senior Care in 2012 as a Professional CAREGiver. Since 2012, Pam earneded the Professional CAREGiver of the Month Award in May 2015, March 2016 and October 2017. Pamela was recognized for being so outstanding, and was awarded Clarksville’s 2018 Professional CAREGiver of the Year Award!  Pamela has a bachler’s degree in social work and is a licensed CNA. Pam loves helping the seniors of our Clarksville community and ensures our clients’ needs are met. As a Christian, Pam feels that it is her calling to serve others. Pam has been a Professional CAREGiver Ambassador since January 2019, and is a blessing to our team.


Donna Smith, Regional Director of Finance

Donna Smith, Regional Director of Finance

Donna joined the Home Instead Senior Care team in January 2008. She oversees the billing and payroll for all regional franchises. She works hard to ensure that every detail of our client’s invoices and our CAREGiver’s paychecks are correct. Donna counts it a joy to work for a company that is truly all about helping others. Donna is married and has two wonderful children. She enjoys cooking, serving at her church, and lazy days on the lake with her family.​


Jennifer Callison, Regional Accounting Specialist

Jennifer Callison, Regional Accounting Specialist

​​Jennifer was born and raised in Campbellsville, Kentucky.  She joined Home Instead in 2009 after being a stay at home mom for 12 years.  She transitioned to our a​dministrative team where she was the Communications Engineer for 6 years. She has since transitioned to her current role of Regional Accounting Specialist where she is responsible Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables, 401K and helping clients and their families with billing questions.​


Mary Chambers, Regional Billing Specialist

Mary Chambers, Regional Billing Specialist

Mary joined Home Instead Senior Care in August 2016 as our Regional Billing Specialist. She is responsible for the billing for our three franchise offices. Mary and her husband Ben have a wonderful daughter named Leah. She and her family have been caregivers to several of their own family members. Mary is excited to be a part of a business that truly serves others and helps them remain in their homes, providing a helping hand in their journey of life. She enjoys spending time with her family and going to church.​​


Jamie Patterson, Regional Billing Specialist

Jamie Patterson, Regional Billing Specialist

"Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because we provide assistance to the most incredible individuals. I learn so much from the people I meet, they are truly the greatest generation. Being a family caregiver for several years prepared me to appreciate and enjoy the seniors in our community."

Jamie joined the Home Instead Senior Care family in March 2001 as a CAREGiver. Since October 2001 she has served in a variety of administrative roles.  She joined our Home Instead Senior Care team in October 2017 as  Regional Billing Specialist. She is proud to provide billing and payroll support to the five franchises.


Emily Harlan, Regional Marketing Specialist

Emily Harlan, Regional Marketing Specialist

Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because I've seen firsthand the positive impact our CAREGivers make on seniors' lives on a daily basis. We are doing the extraordinary by empowering seniors to remain independent, healthy and happy in their homes, wherever that may be. To personally touch people's lives and give families peace of mind and support is the most fulfilling calling you can answer. We answer that call every day.”

Emily earned her undergraduate degree from Asbury College and her Master’s Degree in Business and Organizational Communication from Western Kentucky University.  Emily provides consultation services to the Home Care Consultants in Kentucky and Tennessee.  She ensures continuity of sales executions, public relations and community education programs.  Emily worked in direct sales for Home Instead Senior Care for eight years before moving to a consulting role. ​


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