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Home Care Benefit 

Personalized in-home care in the New Braunfels, TX area 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. Our Home Care Service Area
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Our Promise

Proudly Serving Aging Adults & Their Families

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

Meet Our Team

About Us

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Kris R. Mira, Co-Owner

Kris R. Mira is the Co-Owner of Hill Country Senior Services LLC d/b/a Home Instead Senior Care. Kris was born in Deer Park, Texas and lived in the Houston area until she moved to Austin to attend the University of Texas. She continued her education at the University of Texas School of Law and graduated in 1991 with a Juris Doctor degree. Prior to joining Home Instead, Kris worked 21 years for Shell Oil Company in Houston, Texas as an attorney. In 2013, Kris was able transition into a more fulfilling career and to join her husband, Jean-Marc, in making a difference in the lives of seniors and their families. Mrs. Mira oversees various aspects of business operations by working closely with General Manager, Allison Johnston. Kris and Jean-Marc have a son, Harrison, two cats, and enjoy camping and spending time with their families who are located in San Antonio and Canyon Lake.

Jean-Marc Mira, Owner

Jean-Marc Mira, Owner

Jean-Marc G. Mira is the President of Home Instead Senior Care and is responsible for making sure that the company maintains the highest standards of care for all its clients and follows strict guidelines and regulations under its Home & Community Support Services License issued by the Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services. Mr. Mira also serves as the company's sales person and marketer.

Mr. Mira was born in France, but spent his childhood growing up in San Antonio, Texas. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988 with a Batchelor of Arts and later obtained his law degree from St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio and was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1993. Mr. Mira practiced law for approximately seven years. In 2002 he started his Home Instead Senior Care business where he has been working ever since. In 2010, Mr. Mira obtained his certification as a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA).

Allison Johnston, General Manager

Allison Johnston, General Manager

As the company's General Manager, Mrs. Johnston oversees the entire operations of the business and all office positions report directly to her. Allison oversees all client care and CAREGiving activities.

Allison was born and raised in New Braunfels, Texas and graduated from Canyon High School. She then attended school at Texas State University before traveling abroad. Allison is happily married to her better half, Tyler. They enjoy traveling, health and studying the Bible. She became a member of the Home Instead Senior Care family as a CAREgiver in 2014, and was promoted to Front Office Admin, then Staffing Coordinator, then Client Care Manager, and finally her current position of General Manager in January of 2017. Allison's goal at Home Instead is to be used in any way God has planned to help make a difference in the lives of the seniors and caregivers in our community.

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Victoria Raxter, Service Coordinator

​Born in California, Victoria has moved around because of the military as a child and now as a spouse. Victoria, her husband James, and two boys moved here to the New Braunfels area in Spring of 2019 because of her husband's military service. They have quickly fell in love with the people and area. Victoria has a passion for helping others and has experience working with seniors in facilities and in their homes. Before moving here from Kentucky, Victoria was attending college to fulfill a degree in nursing. She holds a certification for nurse aide in the state of Texas. In her free time she loves to go camping, spending time in the water, and watching her boys play baseball.

Nancy Weigandt, Training & Engagement Supervisor

Nancy Weigandt, Training & Engagement Supervisor

​Nancy provides the training for all of our CAREGivers. In addition, she works directly with the CAREGivers as the Engagement Supervisor. She knows how important it is to have caring and well-trained CAREGivers—she and her brother helped care for their mom through her 10 year battle with Alzheimer's. Nancy was born in Rhode Island, raised in California, and spent ten years in Pennsylvania before moving to the central Texas area in October of 2014. She retired in 2004 after serving 20 years as a Hospital Corpsman in the U.S. Navy working as a Cardiovascular Technician. In 2010 she earned her Bachelor of Science in Healthcare from the University of Pittsburgh, and in 2012 a Master's in Education from Saint Vincent College. She is married to her wonderful (and very patient) husband Phil and they have one son, Erik. He and his wife just had their first baby in 2021. Nancy & Phil love spoiling their grandson Felix, traveling, camping, all things Disney and their 2 cats. Nancy joined the Home Instead team in May of 2015. 

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Lisa Odom, Hiring Coordinator

Lisa joined the Home Instead family in 2015 as a CAREGiver and was offered the Front Office Administrator position in September of 2016.  She was recently promoted to the position of the Hiring Coordinator.

Lisa was born in Parker County, Texas at Fort Wolters Army Helicopter Base and grew up in Louisiana graduating from Thibodaux High School in 1991.  She moved to New Braunfels in 2009 where she currently resides.  Lisa completed her Associate Arts Degree from University of Phoenix in 2012.  She worked in retail for a few years and completed training to become a Certified Nurse's Aide (CNA) in 2014.  Upon graduation, she worked as a CNA at Eden Hill Communities in the Alzheimer/Dementia Unit where she gave her patients lot of TLC in addition to taking care of them.

Lisa is the mother of three beautiful daughters. In addition, she has three active kitties who are both rescue cats.  In her spare time, Lisa enjoys floating on the Comal and hanging out with her kids.

Carla Zorowski, Home Care Consultant

Carla Zorowski, Home Care Consultant

Carla Zorowski is the Home Care Consultant for Home Instead. Carla works with area physicians, home health agencies, hospice nurses and many other health care professionals to ensure community awareness of the services we offer Seniors as well as coordinate services among our clients’ providers.
Carla was born in Evansville, IN and graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Administration. She received her Certificate in Gerontology from the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs. She began her career with Karrington Health (purchased by Sunrise Senior Living) in Columbus, OH as Sales and Marketing Director in an Assisted Living Community. She continued in the Assisted Living industry in positions of Executive Director and Regional Operations Director in states including Ohio, New Mexico and Colorado. While taking a few years off from the Senior care industry, she volunteered in her kids’ schools, was a substitute teacher and a private caregiver for an elderly couple. Prior to Home Instead, Carla worked at Elan Westpointe as the Community Relations/Marketing Director under Life Care Services management company.
Carla has a son and daughter in college. They moved to Austin, TX from Cincinnati, OH in 2011, then to New Braunfels, TX in 2014. In her spare time, she likes to vacation on the beach, visit family and friends in Indian and Ohio, and play pickleball.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in New Braunfels, TX 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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