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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 Easton, MD.

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Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Easton, MD 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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About Us

Meet Our Home Care Team

Jennifer and Ben Marchi,  Owners

Jennifer and Ben Marchi, Owners

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Meet Benjamin and Jennifer Marchi, franchise owners of the Mid-Eastern Shore office, purchasing the family owned business in 2012. Jennifer received an Undergraduate degree in Political Science and a Master's degree in Public Administration and Policy from Virginia Tech. Benjamin previously worked in politics and government affairs. Their goal is to provide their clients with the highest level of care possible and to also provide their caregivers with the support and training tools necessary to be the leader in this industry. When they are not in the office, they are chasing after their two small boys!

Jane

Jane Bateman, Client Care Manager

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Jane has been enjoying her position as Client Care Manager since 2012. In her position, she meets with families, gathering information about our new clients to ensure our CAREGivers are successful in the home. Jane also provides assistance to families, making referrals for resources like home health or hospice. With a Bachelors of Science in Healthcare Administration, Jane has obtained the skills needed in today's ever-changing healthcare setting. Information about Alzheimer's and other dementias is a strong asset of hers, providing education to the community and our CAREGivers. Jane enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter as well as a variety of hobbies in her free time.

Terri Dye,  Staffing Coordinator

Terri Dye, Staffing Coordinator

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Terri has been a part of the Home Instead family as a Staffing Coordinator since 2013! Terri herself has been a caregiver for over 30 years, so her experience is vast! She is able to apply her experiences of caregiving to finding the right match for our clients. In her spare time, Terri loves spending time with her two children and three grandchildren. She also loves to cook and bake and keeps the office well fed!

Barbie Andaluz,  Home Care Consultant

Barbie Andaluz, Home Care Consultant

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Barbie is responsible for developing and maintaining business relationships and new opportunities for Home Instead through sales & marketing initiatives here on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Barbie has a passion for senior care and understands the value and importance of effectively caring for our aging population. She also recognizes the increasing needs within this vulnerable sector and the stress that it causes them and their families. This knowledge helps Barbie effectively relay Home Instead's services, their value and the importance of home care within our service communities and beyond. When she's not out in the Senior Home Care community, you can find Barbie spending time with her 3 children, cooking and traveling.

Carole Stockhausen,  Staffing Coordinator

Carole Stockhausen, Billing Specialist

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Carole began working for Home Instead Senior Care in 2011 as a Staffing Coordinator. Now, as our Billing Specialist, she manages the billing by updating client information, generating invoices and processing payments. She also follows up on long term insurance claims, payments, and requests for more information. Carole’s flexibility and vast knowledge of the senior care industry allows her to also help out in other departments as needed – covering the phones, staffing and other essential administrative tasks. Caring for her parents and previously having been a nanny helped foster her desire to help others. In her free time, she enjoys gardening and spending time with her 5 children and 7 grandchildren.

Joanna Cornish,  Administrative Assistant

Joanna Cornish, Scheduling Coordinator

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Joanna has been part of the Home Instead family since 2015 and we're happy to announce that she has taken the role as a Scheduling Coordinator in our office! Her role is to assist with managing CAREGiver schedules and time-off requests. She enjoys this because it varies from day to day. Joanna started caregiving with family and friends and grew the passion to continue working with others. She has three beautiful daughters that keep her very busy.

April

April Gowe, Recruitment & Retention Coordinator

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April has a very important role as our Recruitment and Retention Coordinator.  Her fundamental knowledge of the industry allows her to support CAREGivers as they complete their orientation and become valuable members of the Home Instead Team.  April believes in promoting the independence of aging adults as well as growing strong, lasting relationships to ensure the highest level quality care for clients. In her free time,

April has a very important role as our Recruitment and Retention Coordinator.  Her fundamental knowledge of the industry allows her to support CAREGivers as they complete their orientation and become valuable members of the Home Instead Team.  April believes in promoting the independence of aging adults as well as growing strong, lasting relationships to ensure the highest level quality care for clients. In her free time, April enjoys spending time with her family, especially her 3 sons and grandson!

Linda Houchens

Linda Houchens, Delegating R.N.

Linda is an experienced Registered Nurse with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. She is the Delegating Nurse for Queen Anne’s and Kent counties and supervises the CAREGivers who provide personal care in those counties. Carol does the initial assessment for the new clients and the 90-day reviews. Linda also teaches the CNA/GNA students at Chesapeake College in Wye Mills, MD and we’re so happy to have her on our team!

Andrea

Andrea Shoener, Delegating R.N.

Andrea Shoener, RN joined the Home Instead Team in 2022. She has been nursing for over 40 years in Talbot County and is certified in Case Management.  Andrea is responsible for conducting the initial assessment for new clients and 90-day follow-up assessments. She enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering in local and national organizations.

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Our CAREGivers

Our compassionate CAREGivers are residents of the Eastern Shore and are carefully screened, fully bonded and insured. Each takes part in our exclusive multi-phase training program. We place a high priority on matching our CAREGivers with our clients to help develop a bond that will foster independence, promote well-being and support the senior's needs with respect and dignity.

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