Danny & Sherry Hedgepeth, Owners
Danny & Sherry Hedgepeth have been the owners of Home Instead in Athens, Georgia since June of 2013.
The two reside in Bogart, Georgia, just outside of Athens, and have one married daughter, two grandchildren and two Springer Spaniels.
Danny's background is serving in ministry as a full time pastor from 1979 until 2012. Danny received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Charleston Southern University in 1976, Masters of Divinity with Classical Languages from Southeastern Baptist Seminary in Wake Forest North Carolina in 1982, and Doctor of Ministry classroom work completed at Southern Seminary from 2000-2003. Danny has written 19 articles for Mature Living magazine (Lifeway) since 2017 on ministry to Caregivers and persons with Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias. Danny is an avid golfer, walker, and amateur golf historian.
Sherry's background is in special education where she was an instructor for 34 years. Sherry was recognized for her dedication in the classroom on a regional and statewide basis. Sherry is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Winthrop University in 1976. Sherry has brought the same passion for excellence that was exhibited in the classroom to the area of caring for older adults. Sherry has the ability to see the needs of older adults and match them with the right caregivers to give them proper care. Sherry also oversees the education program of the caregivers of Home Instead of Athens and monitors certifications of employees. Sherry enjoys reading, gardening, and spending time with her family.