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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

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Meg, Client Care Coordinator

Meg has over 15 years of experience working with seniors. Prior to joining Home Instead Long Beach, she was a client and volunteer coordinator for a non-profit in Lakewood that served the frail and elderly and terminally ill. In this role, Meg provided case management, volunteer training, and community outreach. Meg has vast experience in helping seniors to find resources to lead safe and independent lives. She also has a genuine passion for Hospice and helping families through this difficult time. Meg also worked for the AARP Foundation helping seniors find meaningful volunteer opportunities in their communities. Meg lives in Lakewood with her family. She is a huge dog lover, reader and movie enthusiast. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and making sure her new rescue dogs, Gus and Melvin, aren’t destroying the house!!!

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Cheryl, Human Resources Recruiter

Cheryl joined the team in December 2020. She graduated from California State University, Long Beach receiving her bachelor’s degree in Communications with an emphasis in Hospitality Management. She has dived into many different roles in her career path that all focused on the importance of customer service. Before joining Home Instead, Cheryl worked as an adidas Customer Care Representative and Recruiter for a Business Process Outsourcing company. She is very passionate about helping others and loves going above and beyond to lend a helping hand in any way. In her free time, she enjoys painting, listening to music, and taking her pup on car rides!
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Sam R., Staffing Lead

Samantha joined the Long Beach Home Instead team in September of 2019. As a staffing coordinator she loves working with the team to create innovative solutions. With a background in customer service she has been a great addition to the team. When she isn't working, she is with her family and loves to spend time with her nephews.

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Tonya, Office Assistant

Tonya joined our Administrative Team as an Office Assistant in February 2021 bringing with her 11 years of administrative experience. She originally joined the Home Instead Long Beach team in December 2018 as a Caregiver bringing with her eight years of caregiving experience with seniors. As a Caregiver, she provided excellent care to our clients and their families which resulted in her receiving a Caregiver of the Month award in 2020. Tonya has a degree in Behavioral Sciences from California State University Northridge, is certified as a Professional Life Coach through Awyken Life Coach Ministries and holds a certificate in Human Resource Management from Loyola Marymount University. Tonya lives in Long Beach. She loves dog sitting for her friends, coloring, reading and bike riding.

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Nicole, Accounting and Administration Manager

Nicole began working at Home Instead Senior Care in April 2018. She has an extensive background in business accounting and uses those skills as our bookkeeper. Having had a father who struggled with Alzheimer’s, Nicole understands the value a caregiver can bring to a family. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and enjoys working with people as well as numbers. Nicole takes pleasure in getting out and experiencing Long Beach with her husband and three kids.

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Shavon Pierce, Chief People Officer

Shavon joined Home Instead Senior Care Long Beach in January 2016 when she and her husband purchased the franchise. Shavon’s role in the company is to provide support and assistance with anything related to our employees, our clients and our community partners.

Shavon grew up in San Pedro, attended Cal State Long Beach before transferring to Cal State Fullerton where she earned her BS Degree in Psychology. She spent the first 15 years of her career working in Human Resources for a variety of companies in Los Angeles and Orange County. After her three sons were born, she spent time working as an HR consultant as well as volunteering her time with local non-profit organizations.

Shavon is very passionate about making a difference in the lives of seniors. As the daughter of parents who have been clients of Home Instead, she understands what a huge impact our CAREGivers make in the lives of seniors and their families.

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Don Pierce, President

Don joined the Home Instead Senior Care Long Beach team in January 2016 when he and Shavon purchased the franchise. Don’s role is to support all team members in their delivery of high-touch customer service to our employees, clients and community partners and to oversee all aspects of the company’s operations and performance.

Don grew up in Huntington Beach, earned his BS Degree in Business from California State University, Long Beach and his Masters Degree in Business Administration from University of California, Irvine. During his career, he has run several businesses and has always focused on delivering excellent service to the customer. Over the years, he has served on non-profit boards, committed significant time to volunteering for local non-profits, community based organizations and giving back to the community.

Don is very passionate about enhancing the lives of seniors. Seeing firsthand the impact caregivers can have on enhancing the lives of seniors and the poor performance of several companies who had been used to provide caregivers for family members, he decided to buy, own and operate this company. By owning and operating Home Instead Senior Care Long Beach, he leads the charge to ensure that services provided to seniors and their families by Home Instead Senior Care Long Beach meet or exceed his high expectations.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Long Beach, 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.

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