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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 Edina, MN.

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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


Cher Kuechle, Home Instead-Edina Franchise Owner

Cher started her career in the senior industry in 2000. Prior to owning the Home Instead-Edina franchise, Cher served as General Manager for another Home Instead office. She is proud to offer the aging adult population a meaningful service that allows them to remain in their own homes and to meet the challenges of aging with compassion and dignity. Cher and her family enjoy traveling and spending time at the lake.


Dawn Haun, Registered Nurse

Dawn joined the Home Instead-Edina Team in 2015 with over 25 years of hands-on Nursing experience. She and her husband moved to Minnesota from Canada and raised their family here. They have 3 grown sons and a soon-to-be daughter-in-law. Dawn enjoys outdoor activities, swimming, snowshoeing, walking her dog, Miley, reading and spending time with family and friends.


Monica Bertrand, Recruitment and Retention Coordinator

Monica has been a part of the Home Instead team since 2014 as a CAREGiver and as a Recruiter for two different franchise offices. She has over 25 years of healthcare experience and is honored to assist the aging population, especially individuals and families affected by Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia. Monica enjoys spending time with her family, reading, watching documentaries, exploring new hiking trails and traveling to warm weather destinations.


Melissa McConnell, Staffing Coordinator

Melissa has worked for Home Instead-Edina since 2008 as a CAREGiver and as Staffing Coordinator. Melissa truly enjoys helping others and the opportunity to care for the aging population! Melissa enjoys spending quality time with her family, fishing and boating, exploring Northern Minnesota, decorating for each season and hanging out on her deck at home.


Jill Gagner, Training Coordinator

Jill started working for Home Instead as a CAREGiver in 2008 and as Training Coordinator in 2019. Jill’s practical, direct care knowledge and experience, make her a valuable source of information to our new CAREGivers! Jill is married, with one daughter, one step-daughter and two beautiful grandchildren. Outside of work, she enjoys spending quality time with her family.


Amy Moe, Client Care Coordinator

Amy has worked for Home Instead since 2011. She has a background in production supervision, with an emphasis on photography. Amy has many interests, including gardening, camping, hiking, football, singing, her pets and enjoying coffee with friends.


Chris Mathews, Community & Client Relations Director

Chris joined the Home Instead team in 2012. Prior to Home Instead, Chris worked in various medical sales/service capacities, with a primary focus in home healthcare and community networking. Chris really enjoys working with the aging adult population, whether calling bingo, visiting with veterans, serving lunch or even dancing with the ladies at local community events! Outside of work, Chris is an avid fisherman and outdoorsman. He and his wife own a small hobby farm west of the Metro and enjoy gardening, tending their animals and the rural lifestyle.

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Lauren Literski, Administrative Assistant

Lauren joined the Home Instead office team in 2017. She currently serves in the Minnesota Army National Guard and attends NDSU, pursuing her degree in Business Management. Lauren is an avid runner, photographer, and enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her German Shepherd, Diesel.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Edina, MN 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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