The Villages, Leesburg, Tavares, Eustis (Change Location)

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 Leesburg, FL.

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About Us
Meet Our Home Care Team
Paul & Dawn King,  Owners

Paul & Dawn King, Owner/Administrator

Paul & Dawn King believe the greatest gift that can be given is to serve someone's need out of love and with compassion.
"It is a true honor for my wife and me to serve our community as stewards of the Home Instead brand.  We are committed to a set of values that include honoring God in all we do and treating everyone with dignity and respect. What this means to our community is, we cherish the opportunity to see the world through your eyes, your needs, your perspectives, and to tailor a style of service that upholds your personal needs and beliefs about what "home" is to you. We sincerely desire to help you live, thrive and grow into each respective season of your life in safety and peace. At Home Instead, we are committed to helping daughters, daughters-in-law, sons, sons-in-law, wives, husbands and family regain this hallowed position by providing a little help from a trustworthy friend. It's time to be you again. It's time to rest. It's time to get the help you need...the help you trust. It's time to come Home Instead." We invite you to contact our office anytime to see how a little help can make a big difference!
Jon King,  General Manager

Jon King, General Manager

Jon King serves Home Instead as the General Manager. Jon's heart for seniors is undeniable as he oversees daily operations and assists new clients in setting up their care. As a retired pastor of 30 years and personal trainer, Jon understands what it means to care for someone body, mind and soul. "We are never more like the LORD, than when we love and serve others". Serving the needs of our community is more than a job, it is a calling! Feel free to contact Jon if you would like to explore home care options for yourself or someone you know.
Charlene Scott,  Registered Nurse

Charlene Scott, Registered Nurse

Charlene Scott serves Home Instead as our Registered Nurse. Charlene enjoys visiting each and every Home Instead client and offering a listening ear, loving advice and from time to time, her "famous" fresh baked mint-chocolate chip cookies! Charlene is more than an R.N., she is a walking blessing, imparting encouragement to every client she visits.
Jacqueline Emerson,  Executive Administrative Assistant

Jacqueline Emerson, Executive Administrative Assistant

Jacqueline Emerson serves Home Instead as our Executive Administrative Assistant & Safety Liaison. Jacqueline assists clients with their invoices, insurance, emergency management planning & documentation specific to client's receiving uninterrupted care while using Home Instead. Jacqueline also oversees caregiver payroll and is always happy to answer a question throughout her day for clients and caregivers alike. "I love helping people be able to stay at home and be comfortable without worry". 

Karissa King, Recruitment & Retention Coordinator

Karissa King serves Home Instead as our Recruitment and Retention Coordinator. Ms. King sincerely enjoys being able to help candidates start or further their careers within the home care vocation. Karissa's goal is to see each new-hire find a home where they can make a difference and enjoy every moment spent with their new client and now, new friend. "I love that the Home Instead hiring process allows me to assist in educating, and encouraging our caregivers to be agents of change within the lives of those we serve".


Sandra Lewis, Quality Assurance Manager

Sandra Lewis serves Home Instead as a Quality Assurance Associate. Sandra enjoys introducing our caregivers to their clients when meeting for the first time and she excels at assuring quality of care with every visit. Sandra has a true heart for home care and as former Caregiver herself, she truly understands the importance of listening to the needs of our clients, their families and of course, caregivers, to help create risk-free healthy outcomes.
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Caleb King, Staffing Manager

Caleb King, serves Home Instead in the capacity of Staffing Manager. Caleb is an energetic, insightful team member who enjoys creating connections with our clients to their caregivers and encouraging both so as to ensure quality in every matter of service. Caleb provides a listening ear, a caring word, and a cheerful smile to allow our clients and caregivers to know they can rely on him to assist with the very best scheduling experiences . "It is my privilege to represent the Home Instead brand through creating the very finest connections between caregivers and clients that are helpful and enjoyable."

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Mary Jane Carraway

Home Instead Quality Assurance Team Member

Mary Jane Carraway has a heart to serve people. As a Registered Nurse, Mary Jane has worked at Home Instead for many years as one of our Caregivers and enjoys assisting her clients with the daily care necessary to see them remain independent and healthy in their own home. Mary Jane, along with the entire Home Instead Team is grateful to be able to care for others in their time of need. "It's not a job, it's caring!"

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Lydia Thompson

Assistant Office Supervisor, Lydia Thompson is a woman of many talents. Ms. Thompson oversees the day to day needs of our office, insures that all our required materials, equipment, phone calls and matters are handled with the utmost efficiency and attention. Lydia's passion to bring joy into every moment is not only contagious but brightens every one with whom she speaks and interacts. "Home Instead has allowed me to grow in my personal and professional life, helping me to develop skills that have given me an opportunity to share the joy of life with those I work with and those we serve!"


Deborah Wolkhamer

As Community Liaison, Deborah Wolkhamer is the voice of our message. Deb, as we affectionately refer to her, is knowledgeable, kind, understanding and helpful in relating the important message that "aging in place at home is not only preferred, but is best, and at Home Instead we can help you do so with confidence." Mrs. Wolkhamer specializes in speaking to community groups, church groups, support groups, social groups, and schools about the importance of homecare processes. "I am passionate about educating people on the importance of being informed in the arena of home care services and seeing them make the very best decisions about their care." If you would like Deb to speak at your next meeting, feel free to give us a call and schedule her to do so soon! Call us: 352-323-6100

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

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Leesburg, FL possesses a heartfelt desire to work with older adults in the community. It is our ultimate goal to forge extraordinary relationships between our clients and their Care Professionals

We are always looking for the right people that are dependable and compassionate to become Care Pros. We have available home care careers in these cities:

Howey-In-The-Hills, Fruitland Park, Lady Lake, Tavares, Eustis, Mt. Dora, Leesburg, The Villages

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