Little Rock, Jacksonville, Searcy, AR (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 Little Rock, AR.

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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

Jennifer Bassett - President of Operations

Co-owner of Home Instead Senior Care in Hot Springs, Hot Springs Village, and Benton, AR. Jennifer also works as President of Operations for Home Instead Senior Care in Little Rock and Searcy, AR. Jennifer serves as a contributing member of the Home Care Association of America and is on the Board of Directors for the local Home Care Association of Arkansas. Originally from Omaha, Ne, Jennifer moved to Hot Springs Village in May 2017 to pursue her passion of owning her own business while serving a mission of enhancing the lives of aging adults and their families. Jennifer works to educate professionals, families, and communities on issues older adults face. She has a special passion for helping families navigate the challenges of dementia caregiving and connecting them with valuable resources. Jennifer is a local resident of Hot Springs Village and is happily married with three children who attend Fountain Lake.

Debra Howell - General Manager

Debra Howell is a voice and proud advocate of our senior community and the General Manager of Home Instead in Little Rock. She has worked toward changing the face of aging  on both client and caregiver side- supporting them and modifying the normal.  Born and raised in Sheridan Arkansas, she graduated High School in 2004 (Go Jackets!).  She obtained her Associates of Applied Science in Medical Office Administration from Arkansas State University Three Rivers in 2019.  Debra started her career with Home Instead in May of 2019 and has held three different positions within the company.  Her heart for caregiving began in 2007 and continues today. In her spare time, Debra enjoys riding 4-wheelers, camping, and spending time with her family. She is mama to three wild boys and one sassy girl. She, personally and professionally, brings a servants heart to her work and calling to serve her community.  Get in touch through email:

Tracy Dalton

Tracy Dalton - Corporate Director of Client Care

Originally from Indiana, Tracy went to Ball State University and earned her degree in Social Work. Her previous experience includes a Social Service Director for a long-term care company but was drawn to Home Instead by our values and standards. Outside of work Tracy enjoys spending her time listening to podcasts, spending time with family and loving on her dog, cat and bearded dragon.

Lance McClure - Home Care Consultant

Lance McClure has been with Home Instead Senior Care for three years. As a Home Care Consultant, Lance is the facilitator for services, championing clients from their first day with Home Instead to their last. He evaluates every client’s individual needs and finds the best CAREGiver fit for them, working both in the field and the office to ensure they receive the best care. Lance believes his position is more than a title or a job; he came to Home Instead for the opportunity to help others, particularly the seniors whose lives and stories teach him something valuable every day, and he loves becoming part of their families. Born here in Arkansas, Lance has spent most of his life in the natural state. He has a daughter and son-in-law, and his first granddaughter was born in 2022. In his free time, Lance can be found watching sports, spending time with his family. Get in touch through email:


Hailey Humphreys - Human Resource Manager

Hailey was born and raised in Hot Springs, Arkansas. She comes to Home Instead with a background in healthcare from having worked at UAMS, and Baptist. Her skills were utilized in several different positions during her time there. Hailey was raised on Humphrey’s Dairy Farm in Hot Springs, AR and has a passion for animals, farming, and general outdoors. Her friends and family are near and dear to her, and you can normally find her anywhere with them if she is not working. Get in touch through email:


Kassie Ringel - Authorized Payer Billing Specialist

Kassie began working at Home Instead Senior Care as a CAREGiver in the field after she obtained her CNA license in 2014. One year later she was promoted to Staffing Coordinator. She was born and raised in Michigan, but enjoys living in the south. She spends her free time helping others and spending time with loved ones. Get in touch through email:

Carrie Hankins

Carrie Hankins - Financial Director

Originally from Beebe, Arkansas Carrie earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences before becoming a pharmacist. With over 25 years of experience working with home health patients, Carrie was drawn to Home Instead by our mission for keeping seniors comfortable in their homes, and her passion for helping people. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, reading and watching Hallmark Christmas Movies! To reach out to Carrie email her at


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Dani Ward - Corporate Trainer

Having been an advocate for the senior community for over 14 years, Dani brings passion and values to the fore front. She has provided care at many different levels and understands the importance of person-centered support. As Corporate Trainer she is excited about making a difference and continuing to build relationships in her community. She has been a resident of Benton her entire life and values the friendships she has built this far. She enjoys supporting her son, Jaquese, in his high school football career- GO PANTHERS! Lest we forget her fur baby "BoBo", who may indeed believe that he is human.  All in all, Dani is loving and goal oriented and is excited to provide Saline County with the upmost quality care- because "to us it's personal." Get in touch through email:


Austin Flittner - Corporate Direction of Recruitment and Engagement

Originally from Evansville, Indiana, Austin attended the University of Southern Indiana and majored in Biology. Austin joined Home Instead in 2021 as the general manager in Fayetteville, AR. He now holds the title of Director of Recruitment and Engagement. His responsibilities include overseeing the recruitment, onboarding, and development of Caregivers into Care Professionals for our offices.  His goal is to make sure that Home Instead has the highest quality Care Professionals in the home care industry.  Before he joined Home Instead, he worked in long-term care facilities. In his free time, Austin enjoys traveling, hiking, food, music, and friends. Get in touch through email:


Hannah Humphreys - Corporate Director of Service Coordination

Hannah Humphreys started working at Home Instead in 2020. Hannah holds the title of Corporate Director of Service Coordination. The main responsibilities of her position include overseeing daily operations to all our Service Coordinators to ensure all processes run smoothly, efficiently and in order. Hannah also oversees the care of current Medicaid and VA clients, assisting with new Medicaid and VA clients, and coordinating those schedules. Before she joined Home Instead, she was the Office Manager at Arkansas Home Care Assistance. Hannah was born and raised in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Hannah is married to her best friend and lifelong partner. When she is not working, her life is dedicated to her precious daughter Paisley and her very well-loved animals Kitty, Sugar, and Luna. Hannah loves trail riding, traveling, watching movies, and crafts. Get in touch through email:
Liz Grayum

Elizabeth Grayum - RN

Elizabeth, known to her teammates as Liz, was born in Michigan City, IN.  She obtained her Associate's degree in Medical Science and Allied Health from the University of Arkansas.  She previously worked in long-term care and at Unity Hospital.  She has been a nurse for 18 years.  She has been happily married for 22 years and has three children. Liz enjoys traveling, boating, and riding trails.

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Alexis Farver - Administrative Assistant

Alexis was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas. Alexis strives to do her very best every day and prides herself on not being a quitter. Alexis enjoys spending time with her dog, "Toby' and traveling to Missouri to visit family. In January, she is starting classes for Criminal Justice and plans to have a career in that field one day. Alexis started as a caregiver with Home Instead and was quickly promoted within the company. Her dedication and commitment to the seniors in our community is truly heartwarming.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Little Rock, AR 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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Latest review from our community

We love our Home Instead caregiver. She is kind to my mom and very dependable--always shows up early with a great attitude. Having a regular Home Instead caregiver is a godsend!