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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

Dale Schendt,  Owner

Dale Schendt, Owner

Dale was born and raised on a farm in the Lawrence Nebraska area. He married Colleen Hoarty in 1984 and they had two children, Chelsey and Alex. He was a farmer and later auto technician and eventually had his own small business repair shop. He and his wife moved to Omaha for a job opportunity. Dale and Colleen were introduced to Home Instead Senior Care in 2003 and both felt this was a way to provide quality service to seniors, give back to the community and be closer to their own parents. They were awarded a Home Instead Senior Care franchise in 2003 in their home town area. They opened the doors in January of 2004. Dale has been very active in community and church activities and the Alzheimer's Association. Dale has little time for hobbies but enjoys golfing, camping, reading, spending time with family, working in his shop and playing with his granddaughter Jacey.

Alex Schendt,  General Manager

Alex Schendt, General Manager

Alex was born in Omaha NE and moved to Hastings with his parents in 2003. He graduated from St Cecilia High School in 2011 and graduated from UNK with a Bachelors in Business Administration in 2015. He was a part of Home Instead Senior Care while growing up and witnessed the quality of service the company strived for. After working a variety of jobs he recognized the difference in quality, therefore changed his career path and has joined the Home Instead Senior Care team. Alex and his wife, Kate, have two dogs, who go everywhere with them. One of the dogs, Sadie, is a regular fixture at the office. He enjoys spending time with family and friends and working with his dad in his shop.


Ashley Maudlin, Service Coordinator

Ashley was born and raised in the Hastings area, and currently resides with her Husband, Wade and Daughter, Audrey in Hastings. Ashley is a 2016 graduate from Hastings College, with a degree in Human Services Administration and Spanish. CAREGiving has played a major role in Ashley's life, leading her to a career with Home Instead Senior Care. In her free time, Ashley enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her friends, family and dogs.


Shannon Harlow, Recruitment and Engagement Coordinator

Shannon Harlow grew up in Hastings, after attending a year at Central Community College; Shannon transferred to LeCordon Bleu Scottsdale Culinary school. Graduating with an AAS in Patisserie and Baking, specializing in Cake decorating and Confections. After graduating Shannon returned home to Hastings, where she spent the last six years working in human services for the DD community. Shannon and her husband Matthew, enjoy baking, traveling and spending time with their dogs and rest of the family.

Barb Martin,  Human Resource Manager

Barb Martin, Office Coordinator

Barb Martin moved to Hastings with her husband Tim in 2009 from Norfolk, NE. She became interested in advocating and caring for Seniors while helping her father care for her mother who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Barb joined Home Instead Senior Care as a CAREGiver in 2011 and enjoyed assisting and caring for Seniors in the Hastings area. Prior to working at Home Instead Senior Care, Barb enjoyed a career working with children and adults with Special Needs for over 10 years. In her spare time, Barb enjoys listening to music, reading, gardening, relaxing at the lake while her husband fishes and spending time with her two adult children and grandchildren.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Hastings, NE 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.

Home Instead Caregiver wearing mask reading newspaper with senior man at home


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