Bryan & College Station, TX (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 Bryan/College Station.

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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 services 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 Family
Stephen Lair, Franchise Owner

Stephen Lair, Franchise Owner

​Stephen Lair is proud to be returning to Aggieland as the franchise owner of Home Instead in College Station. After successfully operating three other Home Instead franchises for the last 15 years, coming back to serve BCS seniors and their families is a dream come true. In 2009, he was selected as a member of the E.A. Morris Fellowship for Emerging Leaders and has been twice chosen as one of WCHL's Hometown Hero Village Pride Award recipients. As an Eagle Scout, Stephen has always had a passion for the outdoors and is heavily involved as the scoutmaster for his local scout troop. Stephen has served as host for a variety of local events such as the Alzheimer's Walk, the National Parkinsons Foundation's Moving Day and Wreaths Across America. Each year, he coordinates several different community service campaigns such as Mission Medicine, Salute To Senior Service and Be A Santa To A Senior. Stephen is also a highly sought after speaker, singer, emcee and auctioneer. As a local expert on aging, Stephen has made appearances on Time Warner Cable News, WCHL, UNCTV, WNCN, WCHL and iHeartradio. Stephen and his wife, Cher, have seven remarkable sons and one incredible daughter: Jackson, Campbell, Sawyer, Houston, Shepherd, Knox, Fisher and Ruby.

Jessica Garner

Jessica Garner, General Manager

As General Manager, Jessica is the leader of the Home Instead family in Bryan/College Station She is tasked with making sure we are not only providing exemplary care but that we are constantly working to elevate the value we offer to the families we are privileged to serve.


Jessica is passionate about enhancing the lives of seniors in her community and is honored to lead the culture of Home Instead. Beyond her professional life, she finds joy in taking care of her family and being a wife and mother to her four amazing children.


Paula Poindexter- Recruiting and Retention Coordinator

As the Recruiting and Retention Coordinator for Home Instead, Paula is responsible for finding, hiring, and training the very best care professionals available. This is a job she excels at because, as a former care professional herself, she knows exactly what she is looking for.

Paula was a part of our Home Instead family in North Carolina and is excited about the chance to serve Aggieland seniors and their families.

Daprina Crouch,  Service Coordinator

Daprina Crouch, Service Director

Daprina has worked in the home health field for over 18 years. After joining our Home Instead team as a CAREGiver, she transitioned into her Service Coordinator role in April of 2019. One year later, in 2020, she was promoted into the position of Service Director.

Daprina understands the importance of providing quality care to our seniors and takes pride in making sure each interaction between clients and CAREGivers is engaging and meaningful. She believes everyone can benefit from the wealth of knowledge and wisdom that can be attained by working with seniors.

Originally from New Orleans, Daprina moved when her home was hit by hurricane Katrina. After living in Virginia, she decided to move to College Station to be closer to family and has proudly called College Station home for nine years. Daprina's pride and joy are her two children Domoniqe and Diamond Taylor.


Kristin Broughton, Executive Director of Sales

Kristin comes to Home Instead with over a decade of sales experience and is tasked with providing support and direction to the local Home Care Consultants at each of our four franchise locations. She works tirelessly with our team in Aggieland to build a network of community partners by incorporating our holistic approach to serving aging adults and their families. Providing exceptional care for seniors requires the seamless integration of local doctors, nurses, communities, and services. We are blessed to have Kristin leading that charge on behalf of the seniors we are privileged to serve.

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Kelly Canady, Billing/Payroll/Compliance Director

Kelly rejoined the Home Instead family in 2021 after time as an elementary school teacher. Kelly works behind the scenes to make sure that our financial house is in order. If you have questions about all things related to money, chances are Kelly will be involved. Kelly makes sure that invoices are sent out and processed on a timely basis. She also makes sure the caregivers are paid for all the hard work they do each day. Additionally, she also assists our families with the facilitation of their Long Term Care Insurance claims process and works to make sure our operations are compliant with all applicable rules and regulations.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Bryan/College Station, 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 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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