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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

Megan Bredeson, Owner

Megan Bredeson, Owner

As a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Megan provided care in local hospitals, nursing homes and private homes. While providing care, she often saw the need for continued in-home services and decided to open a Home Instead office. Megan has been the owner of the local franchise office since 2012. Megan provides leadership and sets the overall strategy and direction for our Home Instead franchise. Megan partners with her team to ensure we provide our clients, their families, referral providers and CAREGivers an exceptional experience with Home Instead Senior Care.

In her spare time, Megan cherishes spending time with her family and enjoying the outdoors.

Joe Van Deveer, Manager

Joe Van Deveer, Manager

Joe joined the Home Instead Team in 2014. He has 20+ years of diverse human resources and operations management experience. His experience includes employee relations, recruiting and staffing, performance management, benefits administration, and developing policies and procedures.

Joe works with the office team in areas of recruiting, hiring, staff coordinating, and day to day operations. He is intuitive with hands on experience and knowledge in training CAREGivers in Alzheimer's care and problem solving. He has 25+ years of extensive hands-on experience in caregiving.

Joe's professional education includes Business Management, Operations Management, Human Resources, Project Management and Counseling. He's an adventurist which includes vertical rock and mountain climbing with his son, backpacking, skydiving, kayaking, and also enjoys spending time with his grandchildren.

Danielle Bryant, Staff Coordinator

Danielle Bryant

Danielle has been with Home instead since 2018 with a brief period where she went to be the Director of a local assisted living facility. Home Instead is where she returned to, to continue to provide support to the team. Her favorite part of working with Home instead is being able to assist families and CAREGivers with their needs. Problem solving is a strong point that drives her. For Danielle, the clients are not just clients, they are family and that makes her strive to be the best that she can be. In Danielle's spare time you can find her spending time with her friends and family. She is most comfortable in the outdoors.

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Kat Tweed, Scheduler

Kat is our Primary scheduler for the Beaver Dam office.

Kat has almost 15 years of experience working with seniors. She started off as a caregiver for her parents immediately after graduating from UW- La Crosse with a B.S in Philosophy and English. Together they navigated through medication issues, health concerns and management of Alzheimer's. When the level of care became too great the family brought in an agency like Home Instead to help. That was when Kat moved to caregiving as a profession. She started out as a CAREgiver in a franchise in Illinois. She and her husband moved to Wisconsin in 2014 and she joined the Beaver Dam office as a CAREgiver for 4 years before accepting a position to hone her scheduling skills. She is now back "Home" again and ready and willing to help out wherever needed.

Kat ironically spends a lot of quality time with her 2 cats and her husband, Jose. They dabble in culinary arts with a focus on locally produced goods and love spending time in the community experiencing all the region has to offer.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Beaver Dam, WI 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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