Lawrenceville, Snellville, Conyers, Covington (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 Lawrenceville, GA.

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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
Valerie Hymel

Valerie Hymel - General Manager

Valerie Hymel has a nursing (LPN) background in the military and in the civilian sector; she is a seasoned Talent Acquisition Specialist who rejoined Home Instead after years of working in Ohio, where she recruited emergency medicine physicians. She is responsible for managing the overall operations of the Dunwoody franchise.  Her service in the Armed Forces (199th Support Hospital and 159th MASH), and managing experience make her the ideal candidate for the job. She loves helping people be the best they can be, and she uses her skills in coaching and mentoring to help them shine. She is passionate about leading teams to achieve their full potential. When she is not working, Valerie loves to unwind by sailing and cycling.  She can be reached directly at

Marlene Keenen

Marlene Keenan - Family Consultant

Originally from East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, Marlene obtained her bachelor's degree in psychology.  She spent many years working in the field of mental health in an array of environments such as shelters, residential facilities, detention centers and even in-home settings.  Marlene loves working for Home Instead because they truly care about their staff and the clients they care for.  She embraces the company’s mission to help enhance the quality of life for aging adults and she enjoys working as a team with people who genuinely care. 

She is happily married with two children (ages 17 and 11).  Outside of work, she enjoys going to the movies, cooking, baking, listening to music and doing those impossible word searches!  Marlene can be reached directly at

Alissa Boston

Alissa Boston - Registered Nurse

Alissa has been a registered nurse for over 15+ years. She earned her BSN while attending Georgia Baptist College of Nursing at Mercer University. After graduating, she began her career in the intensive care unit at the city’s number one trauma hospital. During her career she has worked in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, surgical centers, home health care and hospice. Alissa is a caring compassionate nurse who believes in focusing on the whole person when caring for her clients. She is passionate about providing quality care while remaining mindful of her clients’ individual preferences and needs.

In her free time, Alissa loves traveling and spending time with her close friends and family.  She can be reached directly at

Jane Lynch

Jane Lynch - Finance Manager

Jane has served as the Finance Manager for Home Instead Senior Care since 2010. With more than 20 years’ experience in the finance field, she enjoys utilizing her business knowledge to foster great relationships between families and the office team. Jane recognizes the importance of the service Home Instead provides to our clients and loves that every day we make a difference in people’s lives. Jane can be reached directly at

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Lawrenceville, GA 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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