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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 Hillsboro, OR.

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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 Home Care Team

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Cole, LNHA, Owner

Cole has grown up in the senior care industry. He began his career as a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator where he spent 7+ years in operations, building a foundational knowledge of the senior living industry before pivoting into business development. Cole is proud to be a 4th generation provider in senior care and to continue this legacy of serving with his brother Jonathan. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife Amber and two boys Hutchinson(2) and Jackson(1).

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Jonathan, LNHA, Managing Partner

Jonathan has devoted his career to Senior Care in the Pacific Northwest. He is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator and has served at various facilities from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR and immediately prior to purchasing Home Instead he was the Director of Operations at Bend Transitional Care. Jonathan has a heart for service and enjoys the opportunity to keep our communities loved ones Home Instead.

Jonathan is Married with two children and enjoys skiing, and golf in his spare time.

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Chris, General Manager

Chris has dedicated her career to working with seniors for over 30 years. She has worked in skilled nursing and community-based care settings. Over the years, Chris has worked in a variety of roles, such as Caregiver, Human Resource Program Management and Executive Director.

Chris is a Portland native and attended Portland State University. She loves to spend time with her 3 daughters and her granddaughter, as well as her dog, Casper. Chris was inspired by her mother, a nurse for over 40 years, that taught her the importance of serving those in need.

Chris is honored to be part of the Home Instead 606 team and will continue to live out her passion for serving others.

Jeremiah Barth, LGBC, CMS - Senior Director of Operations & Compliance

Jeremiah, BBHR, CMS, Chief Compliance Officer and Controller

Jeremiah has a background in retail & restaurant management and has been CNA certified. He came to work for Home Instead in September 2016. Jeremiah loves to golf and play cribbage. He enjoys supporting seniors in our community anyway he can.

Erynn Crawford, MSW - Director of Client Care

Erynn, MSW, CSWA, Director of Client Care

Erynn is originally from the Chicago area. She earned her Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri and went on to earn her Master of Social Work from Columbia University in New York City. Erynn has joined the Client Care team with over 5 years of gerontological case management and community-based social service experience. In her free time Erynn is an avid reader, a spicy food enthusiast and enjoys spending time with her miniature poodle, Rosie.

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Rabia, Lead Care Manager

Rabia is originally from the Chicago area. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Criminal/Social Justice from Lewis University in Illinois. She has 6 years of case management experience working with seniors, managed care clients, and people with disabilities. She is passionate about working with seniors and advocating for them in the community. In her free time, Rabia enjoys cooking (especially different Indian cuisines), hanging out with her Senior pup “Boomer” (a Cairn Terrier), and spending time on the Coast.
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Ashley, Client Care Manager

Ashley was born and raised in Oregon and has worked in the healthcare industry for 10+ years. In her free time, she enjoys going on hikes, hanging out with her dog Lewis, and spending time with her friends and family.

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Christine, RN, Director of Medication Services

I graduated from COCC nursing program in 2009 and received Bachelor's degree in Human Development & Family Science with focus in Geriatric mental health from OSU in 2010.  Clinical experience includes preceptorship at St. Charles in the ER, skilled rehab nursing, In-home care/respiratory, and have most recently been working in cardiac nursing at The Heart & Lung Center, St. Charles and In-home care with Home Instead.  When I am not working as a nurse, I help run a granite/quartz countertop business with my Husband.  I have two grown adult daughters, Erica and Emily.  My hobbies include weightlifting, hiking, bowhunting/fishing, loving our hunting dogs, and artistry/fusing glass.  ‚Äč 

I am excited to expand and share my knowledge and compassion in geriatric healthcare with the Home Instead family!  I look forward to meeting everyone and welcome any feedback that will help us to improve our processes.  My goal is to have a high level of communication, collaboration, and continue to provide quality and compassionate care to those we serve!  

Linda Edmonds, LPN Trainer and Medication Support

Linda, LPN Trainer and Medication Support

I have been a Licensed Practical Nurse for over 30 years and have worked in all areas of the medical world. Born in PA and raised on the East coast, I am a true Jersey Girl at heart. Moved to Oregon in 1999 and made it halfway back across the country in 2007 before returning to Oregon to help my family. I live in Wine Country with my husband, Richard. We love to get back into nature in the mountains and the National Parks.
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Debbie, Care Professional HR Generalist

Debbie was born and raised in California but has resided in Oregon since 1991. Both her sister and parents moved here as well so she is happy to have family close by. She was privileged to join Home Instead in 2019 and is excited to be serving our seniors! In her spare time, she enjoys trips to the coast, time with family, traveling, crafting, and decorating. She and husband, Ken, raised 3 daughters. They now enjoy the blessing of grandchildren! She and Ken have a sweet little special needs dog, Daisy.

Pennie Toney - Trainer/CAREGiver Engagement and Support Lead

Pennie, Trainer/CAREGiver Engagement and Support Lead

Pennie is originally from California and has relocated to Oregon five years ago. She is married with two sons and a granddaughter with a love for working with Seniors. Over ten years of experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant and CAREGiver, she considers it a privilege to continue to work with such a caring and dedicated staff serving Seniors in our community.

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Deena, Recruiter & Social Media Administrator

Deena is a native Oregonian. She has 6 children. Deena has been in senior care for over 20 years. She has worked in retirement communities and been a caregiver & Medication Aid. She  has been recruiting for the last 4. She truly understands the needs of our Caregivers and Clients. In her free time, she spends most her time with her children and she love family hiking and everything outdoors

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Sophie, Business and Community Development Manager

Sophie began her healthcare career in Emergency Medicine in Aurora, OR – this eventually led her to the Senior Care Industry where she began as a Home Care Coordinator assisting Nurse Case Managers for a local In Home Care Agency in Beaverton, OR.  For the past several years, Sophie has served our Senior population and their families by assisting them in navigating Senior Living and Long-Term Care Community settings, as the Director of Marketing and Community Relations.  She has held community leadership positions and served on various boards such as the Cedar Mill Business Association, Meals on Wheels People, Memories in the Making, Beaverton Committee on Aging, Metropolitan Senior Network, as well as volunteering with the Beaverton Rotary.

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Brandy, Staffing Department Manager/On-Call Manager

Born and raised in California, Brandy moved to Oregon in 2017. She has two wonderful sons, both have been diagnosed with Autism. Brandy graduated from MTI College in Sacramento, California in 2015 as a Medical Assistant and worked for 2 years in a private practice psychiatrist office after graduation. She started working with Home Instead as a caregiver in 2017, working mostly with clients who had Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Both of her grandmothers had dementia as well, so it was fulfilling for her to work with clients who also have the same diagnosis. She has always had a special place in her heart for mental health as well. She worked her way into the office working as a scheduling coordinator and is now one of the Scheduling Department Managers. In her spare time she loves to indulge in true crime stories and knitting.
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Hannah, Staffing Coordinator

I was born and raised in Portland. I graduated from PCC with an Associates of Science in History. I have 3 dogs. Arlo, Mika and Jack. I have been a family caregiver for a period of time. In my spare time I like to read, play video games, and watch true crime. 

Paula Hollister, Service Coordinator

Paula, Staffing Coordinator

She was born and raised in Oregon.  She has been married for 26 yrs and has 2 amazing adult children and 3 beautiful grandchildren. She enjoys helping seniors. She has worked in healthcare for over 20 yrs.

In her off time, she enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with my family.
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Julie, Invoice Specialist

Julie has a B.S. in Aging Services as well as a B.S. in Community Health Education from Portland State University. She came to Home Instead as a CAREGiver in December 2012 and has served as our Office Coordinator, Client Care Coordinator, and Interim Recruiter Coordinator. She is now our Operations and Invoice Supervisor. With a true love for helping others, Julie is proud to be a part of the Home Instead family serving seniors.

Karen Shanks - Operations Associate

Karen, Operations Associate

Karen serves as our Operations Associate, juggling a wide range of administrative and support related tasks for our entire team.  Karen started with Home Instead in 2009 and has work experience in various roles including marketing, client care and office management.  She loves making a difference in the lives of others and being a part of the Home Instead team.  Karen loves design, hiking and biking, traveling, and spending time with family, and friends.

Dianne Jeurgens - Office Support & Reception

Dianne, Office Support & Reception

Dianne has been with Home Instead for over 9 years. She started with us as a full-time CAREGiver. She is the office coordinator for the Be A Santa to a Senior program (BASTAS). Personally, Dianne has one son and grandson, an identical twin sister in Vancouver and a brother in Boise. In her spare time, she loves to do lots of arts and crafts, including baking and her own version of "Flea Market Flip" items!

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Nohemi, Rapid Response CAREGiver

Nohemi is a mother to 3. She is a Proud grama of lucky #7.  She has 2 dogs, Moco and Stormy, Stormy is  more like a hurricane.  In her free time, she loves photography, art, and cooking. Sewing, craft and scrapbooking. She loves helping others and working in the church, helping out in missionary trips in 3rd world countries, and healthcare. She is always helping others with a true heart of caring.

McMinnville Office:

Joni Copley - Staffing Manager

Joni, Staffing Manager

Joni has worked with Home Instead since June 2011. She started her career as a CAREGiver, moving to On – Call supervisor, then staffing lead/On Call Manager. She now is the Staffing Manager / Branch Manager to the McMinnville location. She misses her clients but also enjoys her work with the office team. Joni and her husband Randy, they have 3 children, Josh, Jessica, and Jacob and now 2 Grandchildren Karlee, and Jaxon.
Amanda Killinger, Care Manager

Amanda, Care Manager

Amanda is originally from Germany before moving to the US. Amanda grew up in the military and has a huge heart for veterans. Amanda has over 20 years of experience with seniors, people with disabilities, mental health, and hospice. In her free time, she enjoys camping, hiking, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Hillsboro, OR 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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