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Home Instead Senior Care Team

At Your Service 24/7 in Franklin and Jefferson County, MO

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 (636) 900-9110 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.

Debbie Walkenhorst - Owner

Debbie Walkenhorst - Owner

Debbie takes pride in having the opportunity to serve seniors in the community in which she was born and raised. Her background as a Registered Nurse and Human Resource Executive help her to make the best decisions and suggestions alongside clients and their families. Debbie leads her team with confidence as they work together to provide excellent quality care. One of Debbie’s greatest strengths is her compassion when working with clients, family members, and CAREGivers. She understands the sensitivity of the care we provide and, ultimately, builds her team to ensure excellence in all we do.  


Trina Biermann - Service Manager

Trina Biermann - Service Manager

After being in the field of education for 25 years, Trina was looking for a new adventure continuing to serve her community. Because Trina personally understands the need of finding care for loved ones, Trina only hires the most qualified CAREGivers. As the business has grown, Trina has served in a variety of roles with a focus of attracting and retaining quality CAREGivers. Throughout the hiring process, she spends time getting to know each CAREGiver individually so that she can accurately communicate information to the team as we match the CAREGiver to our clients and meet their needs. She lives in Sullivan with her husband of 29 years and has two sons. 


Lori Ferguson - Engagement Coordinator Assistant

Lori Ferguson - Engagement Coordinator Assistant

Lori makes sure that our clients are getting the best care possible by making regular visits and making client and caregiver introductions. She takes the time to get to know the CAREGivers and clients on an individual basis in order to provide the highest quality of care to our clients. Lori assists Debbie with meeting with potential clients and their families to discuss services for their loved ones. As a previous CAREGiver, she enjoys sharing her knowledge and experiences as well as keeping current CAREGivers informed. Lori is an excellent listener who strives to problem solve any situation that arises.


Sydney Kleinheider - Service Coordinator Assistant

Sydney Kleinheider - Service Coordinator Assistant

Sydney effectively matches the best CAREGiver to each client's needs, schedule, and personality. She stays informed of any changes in client's schedules or home situations, and updates CAREGivers on client needs, ensuring the best possible service.  Sydney has worked with many clients since starting with us as a CAREGiver, and she is able to use her knowledge base from that to make the best decisions for our clients.  


Emily Beckham - Learning and Development Coordinator

Emily Beckham - Learning and Development Coordinator

With a background in education, Emily focuses on developing and implementing the best training programs for our CAREGivers and connecting with the community in which she grew up. Emily takes great pride in helping families care for their aging loved ones. She lives in Washington with her husband and two young daughters.  


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