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Home Care Benefit 

Personalized in-home care can help people age in place safely with dignity and independence. We provide our person-centered “home care” no matter where “home” is. From the family home to senior communities to rehab facilities and beyond, we are able to bring the care aging loved ones need to wherever they call home.
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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 Team

Ken Stavas, Owner

Ken Stavas, Owner

Ken has been the owner of Home Instead Senior Care since 1996 servicing over 3,300 clients. With a Master’s Degree in Psychology, he knows how important it is for seniors and their families to have a reliable and trusted resource of affordable home care. Ken has placed particular attention on becoming a trusted provider of comprehensive non-medical home health care for seniors. Throughout his years of service to the seniors, Home Instead Senior Care has received numerous awards such as Cobb Small Business Award, Best Practices Award, Business to Business, and One to Watch Award.​​

Janice Sloan, General Manager

Janice Sloan, General Manager

Janice came to Home Instead with a well-rounded background, having many years of experience in management, marketing, and customer relations. For 19 years, she worked with ClubCorp, a company that owns upscale, private city and country clubs. In 2012, she transitioned into the senior care industry focusing on home care and senior living communities.

As General Manager, she is responsible for the day-to-day management of the business. Her goal is three-fold: hire happy, dependable employees who have a heart for helping others; provide outstanding care to every Home Instead client; and grow the business in a fiscally responsible way.

Janice grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She resides with her husband and two sons in the BridgeMill community of Canton.

Anne Friedrich, Home Care Consultant

Anne Friedrich, Home Care Consultant

Anne has been employed with home Instead Senior Care since August of 2000. She started as a caregiver and worked in recruitment as well. As a Home Care Consultant, Anne provides support to potential clients while informing them of the services Home Instead Senior Care provides. Relationships are very important to Anne because she understands that it is much easier to have someone in your home caring for your loved one that you know and trust. To Anne it is personal.​

Melanie Arnold, Home Care Consultant

Melanie Arnold, Home Care Consultant

Melanie has been in the homecare industry for approximately four years. She has a passion for working with seniors in a variety of ways, such as listening to their stories, doing activities, and showing them love. Melanie informs the public of Home Instead Senior Care's services and she truly enjoys building relationships with others. Helping seniors get the quality care they need is Melanie's passion.

Christine Howell, Training Coordinator

Christine Howell, Training Coordinator

Christine started as a caregiver with Home Instead in 2015, in a few short months she was invited to a CAREGiver appreciation breakfast where she met the office staff and was recruited for her talents in training and management. Christine brings with her 17 years of Retail and Office management with a Certificate in Medical Coding and she is currently a licensed CNA. Christine’s ability to manage stress while maintaining high standards and keeping an infectious fun spirt makes her a value to our dynamic staff.

Amanda Addy, Service Manager

Amanda Addy, Service Manager

Amanda started with Home Instead in 2015 as a caregiver, she brought with her over 3 years’ of compassionate caregiving experience. Within months of starting with our company she was presented the opportunity to work with our scheduling team part time. She has proven to be a valuable part of our scheduling team with her attention to detail. Which lead to her becoming full time with the scheduling team in 2016, and recently taking on the responsibility of managing our scheduling department. She continues to help our company grow with her eagerness to assist our clients with their needs.

Shawna Henry, Service Coordinator

Shawna Henry, Service Coordinator

Samantha Potente, Human Resources Coordinator

Alexa Johnson, Recruitment Coordinator/Office Administrator

Alexa Johnson, Recruitment Coordinator/Office Administrator

Alexa joined our team in July of 2020. Before Home Instead, she was attending the University of Louisiana - Lafayette where she received her Bachelors degree while competing on the Track and Field team. After graduation, she went to work at her mothers' restaurant as a manager until she found Home Instead. Her previous experience has allowed her to develop the skills needed to grow with Home Instead.

Outside of the office, Alexa enjoys coaching pole vault for her former High School team and hiking parts of the Appalachian Trail with her dog Cora.
  
Kimberly Manroe, R.N. - Client Care Coordinator

Kimberly Manroe, R.N. - Client Care Coordinator

Kimberly joined the Home Instead Senior Care Team in February 2016, bringing her knowledge and experience in working with seniors in a variety of settings. Her nursing career began at age eighteen, working in public and private nursing homes as a CNA. Kimberly worked with seniors throughout her college years and graduated with honors receiving her BSN from the Oregon Health & Science University located in Portland, Oregon. Upon graduation, she moved to Honolulu, Hawaii and worked in the hospital and clinic setting as a Registered Nurse. Kimberly is married with two adult daughters, is a member of her local DAR Chapter and enjoys playing competitive tennis. Kimberly currently serves as a Patient Care Coordinator providing training for newly hired caregivers and performs client assessments for Home Instead Senior Care.

Laura Boatner, RN - Personal Care Coordinator

Laura Boatner, RN - Personal Care Coordinator

A self-employed medical transcriptionist for fifteen years, Laura decided to use her knowledge with a job in caregiving. She graduated top of her class at Kennesaw State University with her BSN in 2002. In 2008, she began caring for her own mother. Because she had such a positive experience using Home Instead services at that time, she was delighted to begin working for us. She draws from that experience as her source of empathy, understanding what a stressful endeavor it is to care for a disabled parent. She has served as a volunteer for Wellstar Hospice, and she's served the homeless at MUST Ministries in Marietta. She and her husband have two grown children, and they recently welcomed into the world their very first grandchild.

Regina Cook, RN - Personal Care Coordinator

Laurie Dunn, On-Call Coordinator

Laurie Dunn, On-Call Coordinator

Laurie came to our company in June, 2016. She came to us with 14 years of caregiving experience. Care giving has been her passion since childhood. She has helped with family, worked at Assisted living facility, Home care agency, as well as had private duty clients. She has now taken on a different role in this field by becoming part of our scheduling team. She will listen compassionately to the clients as well as the care givers for their needs.

Samantha Gore, On-Call Coordinator

Katie Beam, On-Call Coordinator

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Kennesaw, GA 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 CAREGivers.

When you or an elderly loved one is ready for help, our caring staff is on call to quickly answer your questions and accommodate your senior services needs.

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