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

At Your Service 24/7 in Terre Haute, IN

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 (812) 645-9266 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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Taylor Lock, Business Development Manager

Taylor Lock, Business Development Manager
​Taylor graduated from Indiana State University with a Bachelor Degree in Health Sciences and Health Administration. She has a special passion and heart for seniors. Taylor is engaged to be married and has a special dog named Bentley. Family is very important to Taylor and she’s enjoying her new role as Aunt Taylor. 

Taylor’s life motto: Life is not measured by the breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. 

“I’ve have always been very passionate about seniors, because they all hold such a special place in my heart’” states Taylor. 


Michelle Irwin, General Manager

Michelle Irwin, General Manager
​Michelle joined the Home Instead team in 2015 having worked for several years in a family physician’s office. Michelle is married with one son and two daughter. She is also a proud grandmother of two granddaughters. Michelle brings a background of office management and organizational skills as her roll of Operations Manager. 

Michelle’s life motto: Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, but it’s about learning to dance in the rain. 

“Being part of an amazing team of people that have compassion to help others makes my job so rewarding,” states Michelle.


Melissa Pabst, VP of Operations

Melissa Pabst, VP of Operations
​Melissa joined the HISC family in June 2012. As a former Executive Director for a retirement community in Terre Haute, she brings over 15 years experience in the senior care industry. Melissa is dedicated to providing quality care to seniors allowing them to stay in the comforts of their own homes. 

"I am very proud to work for a company that truly cares about making a difference in the lives of seniors". Melissa now calls Bedford home and travels to Terre Haute as much as possible to spend time with her three sons and three grandchildren.

Ben Klipsch, Owner

Ben Klipsch, Owner
​Ben has been successfully providing care for seniors in Southern Indiana since 2008. ​

"My wife, Julie, and I made a conscious decision to raise a family in this area. We are so lucky to get so much from our community; we want to give something back. I look forward to working with this dedicated staff in helping our senior population maintain their independence and quality of life."

Ben graduated from Purdue in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. After graduation he went to work for Ameriqual and was fortunate to work in a company that developed and fostered tremendous growth over his 18 years there. Ben recognizes and appreciates the value each of his Administrative team brings to Home Instead. One of Ben's greatest strengths is his ability to empower each and every employee to grow both professionally and personally. He takes great pride in bringing out the "greatness" of each of his employees, whether they are part of our Administrative Team or one of our extraordinary CAREGivers.​

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