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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.

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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.

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Katie Britton, Administrative Assistant

Katie was born and raised in Ringgold, Georgia. She has been in healthcare for over 6 years. In 2015 She previously worked as a caregiver for Home Instead. She has also worked as a pharmacy tech, Nurse, and patient care tech.  Katie graduated with her ASN from Dalton State College in 2019. From the time she was little, she has known her calling in life is to help others. Katie is very active at Silverdale Church and in her free time, she enjoys going on dates with her husband, spending time with friends and family, hiking, and traveling.

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.

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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.

Nicole Voskamp, Recruitment & Engagement Coordinator

Nicole Voskamp, Recruitment & Engagement Coordinator

Nichole has been a part of Home Instead senior care since July of 2019. She is originally from Winter Haven, Florida and moved to the Chattanooga TN area in June of 2019. She has a bachelor's degree in Social Work from Florida Gulf Coast University. She also has experience in the senior care field setting both during her college years and worked in a skilled nursing facility for a few years after college. Nichole started off with Home Instead as a caregiver, then moved to administrative assistant and is now the Recruitment and Engagement Coordinator for the Chattanooga office. In her free time, Nichole enjoys reading, hiking, and spending time with her family.

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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.

Brittany Yokely, Admin/Weekend On-Call Support

Brittany Yokely, Admin/Weekend On-Call Support

Brittany has been with Home Instead since October 2015. She has taken care of many of our clients and was promoted to Staffing Coordinator/Weekend On-Call Support in 2018 and now has moved into an Admin position. She is currently pursuing a degree in Media, Design, & Production at Chattanooga State Community College. Brittany’s hobbies include: serving on the production team at church, writing, reading, and creating arts and designs.

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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