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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.
Home Instead Caregiver helps senior woman unload groceries from vehicle

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

Carolyn Quintanilla, MGRM & Franchise Owner since 2007

Carolyn Quintanilla, MGRM & Franchise Owner since 2007

Carolyn's role and focus is to inspire our employees to:
  • Become the best version of themselves
  • Provide opportunities for growth and enrichment that will benefit them in their lives and futures
In providing these opportunities, she ensures that her team is able to provide the best care possible to our clients and families.  Carolyn embodies a spirit of service which is present in her desire to care for the community through our daily work and outreach programs like 'Be A Santa to a Senior' and 'Happy Cards'.   Her quote from Martin Luther King Jr. says it all - “Not everybody can be famous. But everybody can be great, because greatness is determined by service”.


Kristen Haeseker, Branch Director, onboard since 2015

​As Branch Director, Kristen oversees the day-to-day office operations while leading the Key Player Staff to care for Clients and develop strong Caregivers.  Her motto is, "Hurt Never, Help Ever" in the care of Clients, Families, Caregivers, and Staff.  If you have questions or comments about our service, you can reach her directly at kristen.haeseker@homeinstead.com.

Anthoni Simonelli, Home Care Consultant

Moving to Marion County in 2002, Anthoni has grown up locally, graduating from Forest High School in 2011. He has worked with Seniors in the area ever since, with roles and experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant & Customer Service. His empathy for Senior Home Care stems from a personal connection, as he currently lives & assists with his grandmother. Anthoni's personal interests include primitive camping, computer assembly and repair, woodworking, cooking, and physical fitness.

Richard Castillo,  Human Resources Coordinator

Richard Castillo, Human Resources Coordinator

Born and raised in the Bronx, New York City, Richard has called Ocala home for 12 years. A University of Florida graduate, Richard has always loved and appreciated the Ocala/Gainesville area. In his twenty-five plus years of HR experience, Richard has worked in acute care hospitals, rehab centers, hospice, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities. In HR management, Richard is familiar and experienced in every facet of the discipline, which includes recruitment, labor relations, policy creation, wage and salary, and benefits. Health care and Human Resources has been a passion, and Richard looks forward to recruiting and retaining quality caregivers for Home Instead.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Ocala, FL 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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