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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

Buck Shaw,  Franchise Owner

Buck Shaw, Franchise Owner


Your Home Instead Senior Care franchise owner, Buck Shaw, possesses a heartfelt desire to work with seniors in our community. He opened the Sacramento and Sierra Foothills Home Instead Senior Care offices in1997 after caring for his own father for ten years prior. He learned firsthand the challenges, frustrations, joys and successes that only a CAREGiver knows. He is deeply committed to the highest quality care for Sacramento seniors. The local Home Instead Senior Care office has a strong history of involvement in local senior issues and giving back to the Capital City's senior community.


He and the full Home Instead management team of 20, are on call to quickly answer your questions and accommodate your senior care needs. Get in touch with one of our In-Home Care specialists to learn more about the services we offer.

You can reach us at (916) 796-0538, 24 hours a day 365 days a year. We are always on call for you in Sacramento, CA!

Tonya Shaw,  Owner

Tonya Shaw, Owner

Marie Bennett

Marie Bennett

Marie Bennett is the Director of Operations with Home Instead Senior Care. She joined the team in 2008 after 12 years in the biotech industry. When she had the opportunity to work with HISC she was excited to pursue a career in a new field where she could apply her experience in such a rewarding environment. She brought with her a passion for customer service and the skills needed to adapt to a growing organization. Skills which have been instrumental in the growth of this company. She is committed to providing the highest level of quality care to the seniors throughout our local communities. She works closely with both the Scheduling and Client Care teams to ensure the seniors we serve have the best possible care.

Symphony Krueger,  Director of Recruitment and Engagement

Symphony Krueger, Director of Recruitment and Engagement

Symphony Krueger is the Director of Recruitment and Engagement. She joined the Home Instead family in 2010 and instantly felt a connection to the mission and culture of the company. Her team is responsible for hiring, screening, training and providing ongoing support to CAREGivers. She takes pride in recruiting and hiring the best CAREGivers to serve our seniors. Her compassion and direction are an invaluable resource for the team she leads and the CAREGivers she supports.

Prior to finding her way to Home Instead, she spent 15 years working with children. This taught her patience and understanding and gave her a passion for serving others. She now uses these skills to inspire others to find a passion for serving seniors. While she is the director of the department, she is never too busy to personally address a CAREGiver's concerns.

Lori French,  Community Care Consultant

Lori French, Community Care Consultant

Jenn Silagi,  Community Care Consultant

Jenn Silagi, Community Care Consultant

Jenn is one of our Community Care Consultant at Home Instead Senior Care. She visits our clients regularly to ensure satisfaction with their care. Before coming to Home Instead, she worked as a staffing coordinator at a pediatric nursing agency. After watching her father struggle with the stress of taking care of his aging parents, she decided that she wanted to work with Seniors and their families to enable them to be able to enjoy each other and make the most of the final years. When she is not working, she enjoys hiking, reading, spending time with her family, and volunteering with Girl Scouts.

Jill Painter,  Community Care Consultant

Jill Painter, Community Care Consultant

Jill Painter has been with Home Instead Senior Care since September 2011. She started out doing on-call work, working the front desk, working on payroll, and working in the staffing department before moving to our Client Services team. Prior to working with Home Instead Senior Care, she worked for another home care agency for 12 years doing consultations, check-in visits with clients and hiring CAREGivers. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Communications & Public Relations from Sacramento State. She enjoys going to the beach, hanging out with friends and spending time with her family – husband Jason, daughter Katelyn and son Matthew.

David Lindsey,  Lead CAREGiver/Community Care Consultant

David Lindsey, Lead CAREGiver/Community Care Consultant

Teri Lopez,  Intake Specialist

Teri Lopez, Intake Specialist

Teri is our Intake Specialist and part of the Care Management Team. She began her home care career in 2004 working in the San Francisco Bay Area. Through her own life experiences and her connection with families within our senior community, Teri is empathetic to the challenges faced in caring for your loved ones. With many resources at hand, she can provide the support needed to keep seniors engaged, safe and independent in their homes! One of her favorite quotes is “Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.” In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, home improvement projects, antiques shopping and playtime with her dog Ollie.

Leta Roesch

Leta Roesch

Leta Roesch is a Trainer/Mentor at Home Instead Senior Care. Leta has always been a caregiver, helping family when Loved Ones needed help. She came to Home Instead in 2006 after identifying with Home Insteads’ Mission and Values and has never looked back. After 7 ½ years of caring for clients in their home, Leta was offered a position in the office as a trainer. She thrives on being the best she can be to her caregivers, so in turn her caregivers give their clients the best quality of comfort, care, joy and enriches their hearts. She takes pride in being a part of a Team that sincerely Cares about people and community. You can contact Leta at (916)796-0538

Mark Candalla,  Scheduling Coordinator

Mark Candalla, Scheduling Coordinator

Mark has been a scheduling coordinator for Home Instead since 2010, he started in the San Jose Home Instead Office and transferred to the Rancho Cordova Home Instead Office in October 2017. Mark matches CAREGivers with appropriate Clients and works on obtaining CAREGivers their desired number of hours.

Amy Chapman,  Recruitment & Engagement Coordinator

Amy Chapman, Recruitment & Engagement Coordinator

Amy Chapman is a Recruitment Engagement Coordinator at Home Instead Senior Care. Previously she worked as a CAREGiver for Home Instead in Pittsburgh PA. When she moved to Sacramento she knew she still wanted to be a part of the Home Instead family. She was hired on as a CAREGiver and worked for about a year in that position. Her positive attitude and the compassion she showed for her clients made Amy a rising star in the company. She was offered a position in the office and is now responsible for ensuring the satisfaction of all CAREGivers. She checks in to see that they are happy and that they feel supported. She strives to set each CAREGiver up for success so that they can provide the best care possible to our seniors.

Lauren Hartley,  Community Liaison

Lauren Hartley, Community Liaison

Lauren started with Home Instead Senior Care in May 2017 as a CAREGiver. She was inspired to join the Home Instead Senior Care team because of her close relationship with her grandmother. She has worked in many positions throughout her time here, but is currently working with our recruitment team as a Community Liaison. She looks forward to many more years with her Home Instead family.

Jamie Carmichael, On-Call Coordinator

Jamie started working for Home Instead in April 2016 as a CAREgiver. In August of 2018 she was offered a position as an On Call Coordinator, which she happily accepted. Jamie takes all immediate calls, service inquiries and urgent matters after the office in Rancho Cordova closes! Jamie enjoys working with the senior community and all our awesome CAREgivers after hours.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Rancho Cordova, CA 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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