"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.
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.
Instead Senior Care is personal to me because every senior in the
community deserves to age in the place that they have called home until their
final days. I chose Home Instead and continue to choose Home Instead
because I can. I can choose to be a driving force in the aging process, and
aging at home. I have watched complete strangers and friends sit in a nursing
home and stare blankly out a window each day, wishing to go home, or leave. I
am realistic that I cannot save everyone, but I can diligently chip away at
spreading the mission and, more importantly, the love. I choose Home Instead
because I genuinely want to positively enhance the lives of aging adults and their
families. I choose Home Instead so that I can work side by side with admin who
quickly became like family and share the same mission. I choose Home Instead to
have the opportunity to be a difference maker, a leader, and a resource for
people who don’t want to ask for help, but need it. I chose Home Instead
because it is an ever-changing business that gives people opportunity…if you
want it. Life is hard, sometimes work is hard, but the choice I made is easy."
Born and raised in Upstate New
York, Juanita and her husband relocated to Bowling Green Kentucky in 2015. Soon
after moving, Juanita began her career with Home Instead Senior Care as a
Professional CAREGiver in Bowling Green, KY, determined to do something that
she loved, something “worthwhile” and something to “make a difference”. 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 Vice President of
Operations, to help seniors in the community. In November of 2019, Juanita
accepted the opportunity to run a second franchise in Goodlettsville to serve
Lauren was born and
raised on the central coast of California. She attended Canisius College in
Buffalo, New York, on a softball scholarship and pursued her master’s degree at
Western Kentucky University. After working at the University of Memphis, Lauren
and her husband moved back to Bowling Green, KY, in the summer of 2015. Lauren
joined Home Instead Senior Care as a Professional CAREGiver before
transitioning into the Human Resources department as the Communications
Engineer. Lauren was promoted to Professional CAREGiver Development
Specialist in August 2016. Staying a member of the Human Resources department,
she also served as our Human Resources Coordinator before being promoted to the
Director of Human Resources. In November, 2018, Lauren transferred to the
Goodlettsville office as Director of Human Resources. Lauren enjoys being a part
of the office team and is grateful for the opportunities she has been given
through Home Instead Senior Care.
Cassandra Fogarty grew up in Southeastern Minnesota and began working
with adults with special needs in 2010. Cassandra moved to Goodlettsville in
the summer of 2018 and began working with Home Instead Senior Care as a
Professional CAREGiver. She was promoted to Client Services Coordinator in
October of 2018, ensuring that all clients’ scheduling needs are met. In March
of 2019, Cassandra was promoted again, becoming the Director of Client
Services. When Cassy was asked why she enjoyed Home Instead Senior Care, she
replied “I truly enjoy meeting and getting to know all of our clients and
Professional CAREGivers, while making a difference in our community.”
When she is not at work, she enjoys exploring Goodlettsville and
surrounding areas, as well as trying new things.
started her career with Home Instead Senior Care as a professional CAREGiver in
April 2018. Jada has lived in the Robertson County area for the last 16 years
with her husband and two kids. While taking care of her grandmother, she
realized how much she enjoyed spending time with seniors and helping them. In
October 2018, Jada became the Client Care Coordinator for the Goodlettsville
office and is looking forward to positively enhancing the lives of ageing
adults and their families.
Renee was Born In Hawaii and
raised in Tennessee. She lived in Columbus, Ohio, for 12 years, where all four
of her children were born and raised . When her father’s health was ailing she
came back to Tennessee to take care of him. After his passing she felt she
needed to do something meaningful in his honor and decided to become a
Professional Caregiver. In January 2018 she began working with Home
Instead Senior Care in Clarksville. In just six months, Renee was promoted to
On-Call Supervisor/Professional CAREGiver Ambassador. In November 2018, Renee
was approached by the Vice President of Operations with an opportunity to
transfer to the Goodlettsville office to continue the mission of helping
seniors in that community. In February 2019, she became the Professional
Caregiver Development Specialist, ensuring all new Professional CAREGivers are
onboarded with excellent training, and all veteran Professional CAREGivers have
the resources and ongoing trainings to grow in their current roles. Renee
quickly learned how important it is to build relationships with the
Professional Caregivers once they come in for training and when in shifts. In
her free time she enjoys car shows with her husband and going to the zoo and
parks with the kids. Renee says, “I love being able to make a difference in the
lives of others on a daily basis and give comfort and assurance to the families
who know they can rely on the care we provide.”
started her career with Home Instead Senior Care as a professional CAREGiver in
December of 2018. She grew up in Hendersonville and currently lives in Madison
with her fur babies. Eleanor became a Professional CAREGiver because she wanted
more than just an “average retail job” - she wanted to be able to help others
while building a career. Eleanor is very passionate about people, and Home
Instead Senior Care helps her get the chance to enhance the lives of our aging
adults throughout the community. When she is not in the office, Eleanor spends
most of her time with her dogs, Chloe (chihuahua) and Kimbo (German Shepherd).
Whether it be walking in Centennial Park or enjoying a nice car ride with the
windows down, spending time with her pets is her “happy place”. Eleanor says
“working closely with families to ensure their quality of care & Home
Instead experience is a positive one is a true blessing”.
was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She spent the last 42 years in Memphis
until moving to White House in March 2019. She has four sisters and six
grandsons. Candance started her Professional CAREGiving journey 11 years ago as
a private caretaker. She says that “she has always known that this is her
calling in life”. Her true passion lies with Professional CAREGiving, where she
can show her compassion, love, patience and understanding. She looks forward to
continuing to grow with Home Instead Senior Care and feels blessed to be where
she is today. Candance is thankful for the career path opportunities that Home
Instead Senior Care has offered her, and looks forward to each and every day.
"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 Director of Operations, Amanda was
responsible for overseeing the Client Care and Client Services departments. In
November 2016, Amanda transitioned into the role of General Manager where she
oversaw total operations for the Bowling Green office. In 2017 she transitioned
to the Regional Team as Home Care Specialist, where she currently assist
individuals inquiring about our services and payment options. She takes
great pride in the quality of our care and wants every client and CAREGiver to
be delighted with our company.
“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.
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.
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