"I am continually struck by the professionalism, high level of caring and exemplary caregivers that I have met from Home Instead. My mom couldn't live without them, and neither could I.
"Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because every day, 24 hours a day, we have the opportunity to make an impact on the life of a senior and their loved ones. Every minute of every day I can think to myself—right now a Home Instead Senior Care CAREGiver is helping a senior stay in the comfort of their home. Not Monday through Friday, not every other weekend, and not just during normal business hours but every minute of every day we are making a difference! And this can only be done by a team of individuals who are on a mission to help others. I am grateful to work with such a wonderful team of CAREGivers and administrative team members who live each day with the mission to help seniors stay home, wherever home may be."
Emily has a bachelor’s degree from Western Kentucky University in Health Care Administration. She is also a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA). Before joining Home Instead Senior Care she was a college student looking to make a difference. She began as a CAREGiver with Home Instead Senior Care in Bowling Green, Kentucky and provided over 2,700 hours of direct care to seniors. Within a few months of experiencing the difference of being a CAREGiver firsthand, she changed her degree from Psychology to Health Care Administration so she could pursue her dream of leading a Home Instead Senior Care organization. After three years as the Director of Human Resources for Home Instead Senior Care in Bowling Green, Kentucky she was blessed to find a home here in the Franklin and Columbia area.
"Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because it gives me an opportunity to give back to those that are in need. Helping others has always been a passion of mine. Being able to make a difference in someone’s life is truly a blessing. Providing the right care for our clients is very important, and I’m glad to be a part of it."
Briana is from Brentwood, Tennessee. She’s a 2008 graduate of Tennessee State University, where she obtained a degree in Mass Communications. Following an internship with NBC’s News Channel 4, Briana pursued a career in Customer Service. After three years of Customer Service in the Telecommunications industry Briana realized it was time for a change. She decided she wanted to work in an industry where she would be able to impact others in a more meaningful way. Briana began as a CAREGiver with Home Instead Senior Care in January of 2014, was promoted to a Staffing Coordinator in June of 2014 and promoted once again in March of 2015 to the Director of Client Services. She has been a wonderful asset to our ever growing team!
"Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because I am passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of clients & CAREGivers. The relationship between a client and their CAREGiver impacts both in so many ways. Knowing a client looks forward to the time when the CAREGiver arrives, gives me great satisfaction. I know we are improving the life of the client, their family, and their CAREGiver; this is a true blessing."
Loraine joined our Home Instead Senior Care family in 2010. As a CAREGiver she received the “Heart in Hand” award three times. In addition to providing exceptional care, Loraine has earned her Medical Assisting Certification, Associates Degree in Science and Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Management. She is currently earning her Master’s in Applied Management. Her big heart, her positive attitude and enthusiasm make her a perfect addition to our team.
"Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because I am helping seniors continue to live their life comfortably, happily and as Independently as they can. I am overwhelmed with joy each time I help a senior continue to call their house, their home. I am grateful to be involved in impacting so many families in such a positive way. I know how stressful caring for a loved one can be, so I am so blessed to be able to bring comfort to each family with the help of my wonderful Home Instead team."
Airika grew up in Lima, Ohio. She moved to Nashville, TN to study Psychology at Tennessee State University. During her time at Tennessee State, she worked as a mentor for young children, and also a basketball coach. In her spare time, she enjoyed volunteering at assisted living facilities. A close family member referred her to Home Instead in 2014, and she became a CAREGiver. She worked as a CAREGiver for over 2 years and then became our Client Care Coordinator and now works as our Greater Nashville Area CAREGiver Development Specialist.
Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because we strive
to help seniors in our community live safely at home 24/7. I see seniors strive
more when left in a familiar setting such as their home or a loved one’s home.
I understand how stressful the aging process can be for both the senior and
their loved one. Home Instead Senior Care helps relieve some of that stress. I
am happy to work for such a great company that comforts seniors and eases the
stress of aging in place.
Melissa was born in California but raised in Florida. At an
early age Melissa knew she wanted to help care for others. While other 19-year-olds
were avoiding entering the real world, Melissa dropped everything to help care
for her aunt and prepare her home after a heart transplant. It wouldn’t be
until Melissa’s father became sick and passed away that she would truly know
what she wanted to do in life. Melissa joined the Home Instead Senior Care team
in 2016 as a CAREGiver. She loves learning more about what seniors are going
through and what she can do to help comfort them and their families.
“Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because it allows me to step out of my comfort zone to make a difference in someone else’s life. It also sets a great example for my children by showing that even the smallest gestures in life can mean to most to someone else. I love helping to achieve our goal of keeping our seniors comfortable and secure in their homes.”
Christie was born and raised in Tennessee. She spent most of her adult life on the same path of retail but finally decided it was time for change. Christie wanted a career where she made a difference in the lives of others. In 2016, Christie joined our Home Instead Senior Care team as a CAREGiver, then quickly transitioned into our Receptionist and now in her current role as our Greater Nashville Area CAREGiver Recruitment Specialist. She has a personality that simply shines, everyone loves her. Christie says she never imagined she would be promoted and have the opportunity to serve people in a different capacity while still doing something she loves. She is the mother of three delightful children.
Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because I find
joy in being able to help those who can’t help themselves. As the Client Care
Specialist, I take immense pride in making the best CAREGiver-to-client
matches. I can sleep at night knowing everyone is taken care of.
Lexie grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana. She moved to
Nashville after completion of her Human Resources degree at Indiana State
University. She moved to Nashville because she was eager to experience bigger
and better opportunities. She joined our Home Instead team as a CAREGiver in
2017. Since then she has moved up in the organization. Lexie has worked as a
CAREGiver Ambassador, Director of First Impressions, and was most recently
promoted to Client Services Specialist. She has done an excellent job in each
of her roles. She gives her all to ensure our clients are well taken care of.
“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.
"Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because it allows me the opportunity to ensure others' happiness. Since 2004 I have been working with Home Instead clients and their families to coordinate, manage and facilitate the highest quality care possible, while maintaining the senior’s wishes to remain at home and as independent as possible. To work with clients and their families on such a personal level feels much more like a calling than a profession."
Amanda began her tenure with Home Instead Senior Care as a CAREGiver in 2004. She has served in several administrative capacities and after nearly ten years in the Quality Assurance Department, Amanda was promoted to the Director of Operations. As our Director of Operations, Amanda was responsible for overseeing our Client Care Department as well as our Staffing Department. In November 2016, Amanda transitioned into her current role as General Manager where she oversees total operations of our Bowling Green office. She takes great pride in the quality of our care and wants every client and CAREGiver to be delighted with our company. Amanda is also our Long Term Care Insurance specialist and oversees all of our courtesy billing and questions.
Donna joined the Home Instead Senior Care team in January 2008. She oversees the billing and payroll for three 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 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 administrative 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 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.
"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."
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.
Home Instead Senior Care is personal to me because ever
since I was a little girl I knew I wanted to make a difference and help others
as much as possible. On a day-to-day basis we get to not only help the clients
that we care for, but we get to positively impact our clients, CAREGivers, and
our clients’ families. Every day that we get to put a smile on a senior’s face
is a successful day. Our clients are a blessing to me each day.
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