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Meet Our Team

We believe every family in the area deserves tailor made in-home senior care with a compassionate touch. That's why we established Home Instead® of Powell, OH.

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Proudly Serving Aging Adults & Their Families

Our Promise

As a locally owned business, our team offers friendly, responsive service right in your neighborhood. Families love our team because we:
  • Do what we say we’re going to do – each and every time
  • Solve care problems using compassionate, person-centered solutions
  • Engage in thoughtful relationships with the families we serve
  • Give back to our community

About Us

Meet Our Home Care Team

Amy and Klay Huddleston

Amy and Klay Huddleston

Born & raised in Columbus, Amy and Klay were living in Seattle when they discovered Home Instead.  After meeting the Home Instead team in Omaha the two decided to move home to Columbus and Amy opened a Home Instead office based in Granville, serving Licking and Muskingum counties. 
While Amy built her Home Instead business, Klay continued a corporate marketing career while also supporting Amy. Klay recently retired from corporate life and wanted to do something more meaningful in his career and joined Amy in acquiring two additional Home Instead businesses serving northern and central Franklin and all of Delaware County. 
Amy and Klay are honored to serve older adults and provide a fulfilling career for their CAREGivers and staff.  

Buffy Fisher, General Manager

Buffy Fisher first worked for Home Instead as a CAREGiver in 2016 and was touched by how much being with her client was like being with her favorite person, her grandmother.  She re-joined Home Instead in 2021. 

Before joining Home Instead, Buffy worked for several retailers in leadership roles with a strong emphasis on training and leadership development.  Buffy’s background and desire to help others become successful translates well to the Home Instead clients and CAREGivers.   

“Seniors are a treasure!  They deserve to have the 1:1 attention, love and care that Home Instead provides.  I am so honored to be able to help impact their lives in such a special way,” explains Buffy. 

When not working, Buffy enjoys spending time with her other favorite people – her grandchildren.  She and her husband also enjoy being outside, gardening and reading a good book at the beach.     

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Ronna Paree, Director of First Impressions

Ronna has been with the company for over 20 years and as an experienced Home Instead CAREGiver herself, knows the Home Instead mission well. When you call the office you will usually hear Ronna's cheerful voice greeting you. Ronna also completes CAREGiver introductions and provides them with expert in home training as needed.

Ronna loves her job at Home Instead because it has made a  difference in her life and hopes to continue making a difference in the lives of our CAREGivers and clients.  


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Shannon Robins, Finance Specialist

As Finance Specialist, Shannon is responsible for all invoicing,  manages account receivables and also helps clients with any questions about their bill. Her favorite thing about Home Instead is working for a company with a heart for helping others.
Shay Foster

Shay Foster, Recruitment Coordinator

As Recruitment Coordinator, Shay is responsible for recruiting the very best CAREGivers to join our team. Shay’s focus is providing our new CareGivers with the support they need each day by fulfilling our promises because to us it personal.

Shay has a communications degree from Columbus State and loves spending time with her family going on new adventures, playing basketball, and going to the park.
Lauren Handley

Lauren Handley, Service Coordinator

Lauren is a Service Coordinator and is responsible for creating and maintaining our client and CAREGiver schedules with an emphasis on creating high quality matches and the development of extraordinary relationships.

Lauren recently graduated from The Ohio State University where earned a degree in Strategic Communications. She started with Home Instead at in August 2021 and enjoys that everyday there is something new to accomplish. Helping other’s live fulfilled and comfortable lives is something she finds very fulfilling.
Jessica Sass

Jessica Sass, Client Care Coordinator

As a Client Care Coordinator, Jessica meets with potential clients and family members, does client and CAREGiver introductions as well as frequent quality assurance visits with existing clients. Jessica’s goals are to ensure high quality care and client satisfaction at all times.  

Jessica is from the Cleveland area and moved to Columbus after finishing grad school. She always knew she wanted to work with older adults and says Home Instead was the perfect find. She loves being able to work for a company that is so passionate and understanding of the needs of older adults and strives to keep them safe, and comfortable wherever they call home.
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Angie Haynes, Client Care Coordinator

After the illness of a close family member, Angie knew that she wanted to serve older adults and their families. As a Client Care Coordinator, she meets with potential clients and their families to learn about their needs and develops a care plan to help them navigate their journey. She strives to help them keep the level of independence they desire while giving the family peace of mind knowing that they are given the highest level of care. She wants her clients to get the same sort of care she wanted for her family member. When not working, Angie enjoys spending time with her family. They love camping, cooking and gardening together.

Anthony LeDonne, Service Inquiry Specialist

Anthony LeDonne, Service Inquiry Specialist

Anthony is originally from Pittsburgh and, in 1997, moved to Columbus, where he was a radio DJ for stations including WNCI and WSNY. Then, after 10 years of living in Nashville, Anthony decided to move back to Columbus in 2011. He worked in sales for various companies but, after becoming a caregiver for his mom, he knew that he wanted to change career direction to help families that may be going through similar life experiences with their elderly loved ones.

As a Service Inquiry Specialist, Anthony’s role is to work with prospective clients and their families to ensure their comfort with our services and making sure it’s a good match. Anthony’s hobbies include walking and hiking, reading (mostly autobiographies), collecting vinyl records and he has never met a coffee shop that he didn’t like! He is so proud to be a part of the Home Instead team.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Powell, OH possesses a heartfelt desire to work with seniors in the community. It is our ultimate goal to forge extraordinary relationships between our clients and their Care Professionals.

When you are ready for help, our caring staff is on call to quickly answer your questions and accommodate your senior services needs.

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Latest review from our community

I found myself in a very unexpected and difficult situation with a family member's health that was going to require a rapid response for in home assistance. Home Instead were beyond fantastic in a very difficult time and not only made themselves available very quickly but came with a plan that they implemented faster than I could have imagined. In a very short time, I was able to have assistance in the home and confidence that I had the additional help I needed. Everyone I interacted with was extremely helpful, courteous, caring and provided in-home support that was necessary without being obtrusive. I would highly recommend this team and while it is difficult to take the step of asking for help, particularly in the privacy of home, their communication, grace and professionalism made what was already a very difficult situation better. Give them a call.