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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 Home Care Team

David Gardenhire/Julie Gardenhire, Owners

David Gardenhire/Julie Gardenhire, Owners

David joined Home Instead Senior Care in 2009 as the Operations Manager/Sales Manager. In March of 2014, David and Julie took over ownership of the franchise with the goal of assisting every senior out there in our service area to be able to stay in the comfort of their own home as long as possible. Our goal is to show God's love in all we do and glorify HIM. David and Julie have two amazing children, Colt and Mattie who are the loves of their life. David and Julie both love the outdoors and love to hunt and fish and spend valuable time with both of their children.


Savannah Burkhart, General Manager

Savannah graduated from Dalton State College in 2019 with a Bachelor of Administration in Management and a Minor in Human Resource Management. She joined Home Instead in August of 2020 after previously working in management for 5 years. Savannah married her high school sweetheart in October of 2019 and together they have multiple pets. She loves to spend time with her family and friends, and she enjoys going to the movies.

Ashley Reyher, Client Care Coordinator

Ashley Reyher, Client Care Coordinator - Chattanooga

Ashley graduated from the CNA program in 2009 earning her CNA license. She has had caregiving experience for 8 years and has worked with various clients from Home Instead. Ashley was promoted to Staffing Coordinator in 2017 and promoted to Client Care Coordinator in 2018 for all her hard work and dedication. She enjoys spending time with her family, son, and puppy. Ashley likes to spend her free time off work outdoors and camping.


Sherry Bailey, Client Care Coordinator - Cleveland

Sherry was born and raised in Cleveland TN. She has worked in healthcare for almost 20 years.  Sherry and her husband have 3 children, 3 grandchildren and a dog named Chuck.  She is looking forward to her new position with Home Instead where she will be able to work closely with the clients to help fulfill their needs. Sherry is a member of First Baptist Church and enjoys reading, walking, flower gardening, kayaking, going to the beach and spending time with her family.


Kendra Masterson, Recruitment & Engagement Coordinator

Kendra was born and raised in Chattanooga, TN. Kendra graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2020 with her degree in Human Resource Management. She has two cats who she loves and adores. She enjoys spending time with her loved ones and friends. You can see her around town hiking, shopping, running, or attending Sunday service. She likes to have movie marathons involving all the genres. She arrived at Home Instead in November of 2021. Kendra is thrilled to begin her career at Home Instead where she can grow, improve, and thrive in a welcoming environment.


Lauren Rollins, Service Coordinator

Lauren was born and raised right here in Chattanooga TN. In 2019 she married her sweetheart and together they have a cat named Smudge. Lauren started with Home Instead in 2018 as a caregiver. During her 3 years here, she has worked with many different clients both in their homes and in senior care facilities.  Lauren is looking forward to her new position in the office where she will be able to enhance her many talents. In her free time, she enjoys reading, thrifting, DIY projects and spending time with her family.

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Breanna Goff, Administrative Assistant

Breanna was born in the Chattanooga TN area and raised around the corner in Rossville, GA. She has been a caregiver off and on for about 5 years. She was raised around her grandmother who was a CNA for nearly 15 years. The care for others grows deep in her heart. Breanna also has 3 children who keep her on her toes. She loves spending time with her family, going camping, fishing, swimming, and anything to do with the outdoors. She is very excited about her new adventure at Home Instead and working with the families and residents of the Chattanooga area.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Chattanooga, TN 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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