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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

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Allan Ward, President / Owner

Allan is the President and Owner of Home Instead in Reno and Carson City. Allan and his team have been providing personal care and professional services in Northern Nevada since 2005. The Home Instead Franchise is the largest worldwide Home Care franchise in existence. Allan has been an active leader in the Home Care industry and a staunch advocate for people with disabilities and a respected voice for our senior population in Nevada.

He was a founding member and past President of Personal Care Association of Nevada (PCAN), former Co-Chair of Personal Care Agencies Advisory Committee (PCAAC), Former President of Senior Coalition and a tenured member of Caregiver Coalition. Mr. Ward currently serves as the Board Vice President of Nevada Rural Counties Retired Senior Volunteers Program (“RSVP”), Board Member of CARE Chest of Sierra Nevada and Board Vice President of Center for Healthy Aging as well as a Co-founder and Board Member of CAREWorks, a Non-profit training center in Reno. Allan can be reached at allan.ward@homeinsteadreno.com.

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Cheyanne LaRue, Executive Director

Cheyanne joined the Home Instead team in 2019. She has a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Liberty University with experience in wellness, leadership, patient care, relationship education, and marketing. She is also a Certified Women’s Relationship Group Leader and has been a fitness instructor for over 25 years and loves to encourage others to become their personal best. As the Executive Director, she supports each of the admin team members in their daily responsibilities while meeting with new clients and families to help them find the best plan for their home care. She loves reading, roller-skating and her two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Ginger and Phoebe. Cheyanne can be reached at Cheyanne.larue@homeinstead.com.

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Allie Ramsey, Human Resource Manager

Allie came to work for Home Instead in 2020. She manages company policies, procedures, and ethic code compliance. She has a diverse background of professional experience in private, non-profit, and sole proprietor industries. Allie has a degree in Communication Studies from UC Santa Barbara, post grad certification for Hospital Administration and a certification in Non-Profit Management. Allie enjoys problem solving and system organization in her professional endeavors and in her personal life. She is a home maker and parent to two daughters. A very close second to her children, is her dog Murphy, who has stolen her heart and refuses to leave her side. They enjoy hiking and experiencing new adventures together. Allie can be reached at Allie.ramsey@homeinsteadcarson.com.

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Traci Cochran, Client Care Manager, Reno

Traci has been working with the Senior population for over thirty years. She has 23 years of experience in skilled nursing and has been with Home Instead for over seven years. She came to Reno in 2013 from Pennsylvania bringing her son, who is now 33. Traci manages our clients daily care and trains our CAREGiving team with the personal hands-on care that is so valuable to our clients. Our clients love Traci because they know she truly cares about them, and they can trust her to ensure they receive the best of quality care. She is an excellent baker and spoils her team with her baked goods. She loves training in martial arts and will meet any fitness challenge with determination. Traci can be reached at Traci.cochran@homeinsteadreno.com.

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Rossana Quintero, Client Care Manager, Carson City

Rossana grew up in Brooklyn, New York and joined the military after graduating high school. Her only station was in Palms, Ca. where she then became a stay-at-home mom to her 2 children while also earning her degree. She feels called to Senior care and began her career in Memory support as a CAREGiver. She has a passion to see dementia patients thrive and shares her joyful personality with all our clients. Rossana loves spending time with her family, traveling and hiking trails. Rossana can be reached at Rossana.quintero@homeinsteadcarson.com.

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Pam Anstedt, CAREGiver Administrative Assistant

Pam joined Home Instead in December of 2021. She brings an extensive background in customer service, recruiting, and training and has successfully managed a direct sales company network for over eighteen years. She is positive and passionate and directs her energy into finding solutions for any challenge she may face. She has been in the Carson Valley for over 30 years and enjoys being outdoors in the beautiful Tahoe back country. Pam can be reached at Pam.anstedt@homeinsteadcarson.com.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Reno, NV 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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