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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

Emily Lahey,  Client Care Coordinator

Emily Lahey, Client Care Coordinator

Emily is our Client Care Coordinator - she has a bachelor's degree in Sociology, Anthropology and Human Services as well as being a Certified Dementia Practitioner and a Dementia Care Trainer. Emily has over 10 years of experience in the healthcare industry, spending most of those years in Assisted Living and Retirement Communities.

Emily grew up in McHenry county and enjoys being able to serve the community in which she lives. She joins our team with the goal to make a difference in the lives of seniors and their families.

In her spare time, Emily enjoys being with her family, and going for walks at the local forest preserves or kayaking with her husband and bringing along their three dogs!

She loves helping seniors find the solution that fits their individualized needs. Her favorite part of Home Instead Senior Care is that we don't offer "cookie cutter services" and we provide services that fit each person's specific needs. She enjoys being the person to help identify issues and offer solutions to help seniors remain as independent as they can be, in their home.

Nancy McCoy, On Call Weekend Supervisor

Nancy McCoy, On Call Weekend Supervisor

​Phone: 847-318-3802
Team Member Jillayne Butler

Jillayne Butler - HR Coordinator

Jillayne is our HR Coordinator. She has a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences: Human Biology and a minor in Psychology from Northwestern University. Jillayne has been a Certified Nursing Assistant for 15 years working in a wide range of care from home care to acute clinical care for all ages.

Jillayne loves being able to help find more opportunities for seniors to live with dignity in their homes and providing quality care to those that need it most.

In her spare time, Jillayne enjoys spending time with her family, going to her son’s baseball games, and going on road trips with friends.

Dan Woodka, Franchise Owner

Dan Woodka, Franchise Owner

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Crystal Lake, IL 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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