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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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Our Promise

Proudly Serving Aging Adults & Their Families

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

Meet Our Team

About Us

Nancy Barrett - Owner

Nancy Barrett, Owner

Nancy, along with her brother, Ralph Samson, became the owners and founders of Central Ohio Senior Care Inc., the Columbus franchise that began in July of 1996. They had experienced the stress of caring for their mother, Ruth, who suffered from stroke-related dementia since 1990. It was because of Ruth that Ralph and Nancy decided to start a Home Instead Senior Care. They wanted to care for seniors just like their mother.

Scott Samson - Home Care Manager

Scott Samson, Home Care Manager

Scott manages the financial accounts and office technology and for Home Instead Senior Care. Scott has been with the company over 12 years. He is responsible for accounts receivable and payable, and the company's payroll administrator. Scott works with both Home Care Consultants and our clients to set up their accounts using ACH, credit cards, or long term care insurance. Scott also oversees and monitors the operation of our computer database, Clear Care.

Elizabeth Severe - Client Services & Human Resource Manager

Elizabeth Severe, Client Services & Human Resource Manager

Elizabeth is responsible for overseeing the hiring process for our caregivers. She conducts the orientation for new CAREGivers and oversees the training program conducted by the R.N. Elizabeth has been with the company 9 plus years. She is responsible for on-going training, CAREGiver reviews, compliance, and implementation of policies and procedures. Elizabeth works directly with scheduling – overseeing all aspects of client services and caregiver scheduling.

Ronna Paree - Lead CAREGiver & Office Coordinator

Ronna Paree, Lead CAREGiver & Office Coordinator

Ronna completes Caregiver introductions, quality assurance visits and provides Caregivers with in home training as needed. Ronna works with our clients as needed Ronna has been with the company for overe 17 years. She oversees the Be A Santa To A Senior program and assists Human Resources with scheduling interviews and training. She also enters updated CAREGiver availability and time off.

Kay Church, Home Care Consultant

‚ÄčKay oversees the coordination of all client care, from the initial phone inquiry, to care consultations to quality assurance visits with our current clients. Kay keeps in contact with clients and their families to ensure Home Instead maintains extraordinary services. She and her team informs and keeps the community aware that the services we provide enable seniors to stay “Home Instead.”

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Upper Arlington, 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 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.

Home Instead Caregiver wearing mask reading newspaper with senior man at home


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