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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 La Mesa, CA.

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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

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Leslie B., Director of Operations

Leslie has over 24 years of experience in the senior care industry. She has a passion for helping seniors and their loved ones who care for them. Leslie is very active in state legislative issues pertaining to providing quality homecare for seniors and others. She has been a committee member for the California Association for Health Services at Home (CAHSAH) on both the Home Care Aide and Policy, Advocacy & Public Affairs Committees. She is a member of the International Franchise Association and the Home Care Association of America. She has previously held positions of Secretary, Chair-Elect and Chair for the San Diego/Imperial County Regional Home Care Council. Support of the local community is important to her as well. She just completed 6 years of service as a Board of Trustees member for Meals-on-Wheels Greater San Diego, Inc., where she served on various committees as well as Chair of the Finance Committee.

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Dawn B., Care Pro Training & Administrative Assistant​

Dawn Joined Home Instead in March 2011 as a Care Professional. She loves working with the senior community and has always had a passion for helping older adults. In May 2013, she was promoted to work in our office. She has held many different positions within our organization and currently manages the training programs for our care professionals. Dawn is originally from Colorado. She has been married 35 years, has a son that works for NASA and has two adorable dogs.

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Maria M., Hiring Manager

Maria started with Home Instead in 2019 as a Care Professional. She knew the minute she walked in the office that she had found her calling. “My happy place. My heart has always been in making a difference in someone’s life, especially our seniors. I enjoyed my journey as a caregiver. Touching our clients’ hearts and bringing them joy in the process of helping them with their needs.” In 2020, Maria was promoted to Recruitment & Engagement Coordinator of Home Instead-La Mesa. Now she uses her passion for helping aging adults as her motivation for recruiting the best of the best care professionals.

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Julia L., Client Care Coordinator

Julia began her career with Home Instead a Care Professional in 2020. After a year of exceptional work out in the field, she transitioned to our administrative team as our Service Coordinator and then eventually into a client care role. She interfaces with Care Pros and clients to provide outstanding management of our organization’s scheduling and client care needs. Julia is originally from Chandler, Arizona and has a degree in Elementary Education. She loves talking with people and learning their stories. She has a beloved dog named Max.

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Julia J., Client Care Coordinator

Julia came on staff with Home Instead-La Mesa in 2021. Previously, she worked with Home Instead-San Diego for about 3 years. She is a San Diego native, living in La Mesa. Her husband of 18 years was a quadriplegic; caring for family through hospice has given her great insight for her work as a Client Care Coordinator. Currently, she is also caring for her senior parents and is very active with her church. Working with Home Instead clients comes naturally to Julia. She loves seniors and she loves helping people. “Helping our clients and families with solutions to stay safely in their homes is not a job, but a blessing. The office team and our care professionals are amazing people to work with. Being a part of this team is an honor.”

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Erica B., Care Pro Recruitment Coordinator

Erica has been married for almost 30 years to her amazing husband, Charles. Together they have lived all the over the world: Japan, Iceland, Puerto Rico, just to name a few. They have three boys. Jorden, 30, Anthony 25, and Dominic, 23. Erica has four dogs, loves to travel, read, and volunteer at local cat/dog rescues. She loves her work with Home Instead - La Mesa.

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Jessica R., Service Coordinator

Jessica began her career with Home Instead in May of 2022 as a Care Professional. She demonstrated strong compassion and attentiveness towards our clients. Shortly after, she became a Lead Care Professional working side by side with other Care Professionals giving quality guidance. In October of 2022, Jessica moved into the Service Coordinator position and now has the exciting task of matching our clients with the right Care Professionals.

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Jennifer G., On-Call Supervisor

Jennifer began with Home Instead as a Care Professional in 2016 and eventually joined our administrative team holding such positions as Administrative Assistant, Interim Recruitment Coordinator, and Staffing Coordinator—the latter position she held for several years. Having cared for seniors out in the field herself, she is well-attuned to client needs and is committed to providing excellence in home care. Jennifer currently serves as our On-Call Supervisor. She also like to dabble in marketing.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in La Mesa, 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 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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