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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 Fredericksburg, VA.

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
Annette Wright - Staffing Coordinator

Annette Wright, Staffing Coordinator

Annette joined Home Instead as a CAREGiver in 2016 and became a Staffing Coordinator in 2017.  Prior to Home Instead Senior Care, Annette worked 26 years for a private industry within the information technology (IT) field. Annette has always found time to give her heart and soul to helping others by volunteering at hospitals, nursing homes, and participating in a mentor program for ESL students in Fairfax County Public Schools. Annette loves spending time with her family, shopping, reading and solving Sudoku puzzles.  Although Annette and her husband moved to Florida in 2021, she continues as part of our Team remotely.

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Reeitter Mitchell, Administrative Assistant

Reeitter is a native of Spartanburg, South Carolina, and a college graduate from Kaplan University.  After serving four years in the Marine Corps, Reeitter, her husband and three children settled in Fredericksburg. Reeitter joined Home Instead Senior Care in August 2015 as a CAREGiver.  She moved in to the Administrative Assistant role in June 2018. Reeitter is fun loving, enjoys listening to music and loves making people laugh. The way to Reeitter’s heart is through food and her favorite thing to do is to learn and teach others about the Bible.

Melissa Griffith, Recruitment and Engagement Coordinator

Melissa Griffith, Operations Manager

Melissa and her family have been fortunate to live around the world. Recently Melissa and her family relocated from Southern California, where she worked for Home Instead as a CAREGiver from August 2016 and moved to the Recruitment and Engagement Coordinator position November 2017. She leads and promotes a healthy lifestyle and enjoys cooking, reading, hiking and quality time with family and friends.

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Karen Salcedo, Billing & Payroll Coordinator

Karen is a Fredericksburg native and lives in Spotsylvania with her husband, young daughter, and two cats. She joined HISC in 2007 as the Receptionist. In 2013, Karen received her Associate’s Degree in Business Management from Germanna Community College. Prior to joining HI, she was a Human Resources Assistant at Rappahannock Goodwill Industries, an Assistant Manager at Taco Bell, and a Courtesy Desk Associate at Walmart. She enjoys cooking, reading, watching movies, yoga, and spending time with her family.

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Carole Green, RN - Trainer

Carole has lived in the Fredericksburg community for over 30 years.  She is a member of the Presbyterian Church where she has served as an Elder, Deacon and is a bell ringer. Carole is also an honorary member of the Stafford Rotary Club and a Certified Senior Advisor, she and believes in the importance of being an advocate for the aging population.

She is a caregiver for her Mom and brother, as well an advocate for family and friends in need of senior care services, be it healthcare or other life challenges the aging process brings.

Carole has 4 grown children, 6 grandchildren and is blessed with the time she has with them.  She enjoys tennis, travelling and is a musician.

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Donna Shanklin, On-Call Coordinator

Donna came to Home Instead with many years of experience as a CAREGiver (CNA), On-Call Coordinator, and Staffing Coordinator. This is a "come-from-the-heart" job and Donna has that heart and compassion. A native of the Fredericksburg area, Donna and her husband make their home in Spotsylvania County. When not working she enjoys time with family that includes a daughter, son and most especially, her grandkids.

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Christina Self, BSN, RN

Christina started with us as a Care Professional in February 2023, and then quickly stepped in as our Registered Nurse.  She is originally from Pittsburgh, PA and that is where her nursing career began. After working in Critical Care for a couple years in Pennsylvania, she decided to become a travel nurse. She met her husband and daughter on a travel assignment in Florida. They relocated back to his hometown of Fredericksburg in 2022.  Christina is devoted to her family and her faith. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, and loving on her fur babies.

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Teri Smith,Recruitment & Engagement Coord

Born and raised in Nokesville, Va, Teri developed a love for small towns, later moving to Culpeper, and eventually settling in Fredericksburg. She is a proud wife as her husband serves in the Army National Guard, and is a doting mother to her three beautiful children. She devoted 20 years to the accounting field before pursuing new personal and professional goals that align with her desire to help others. Teri is passionate about mental health and has volunteered for NAMI Rappahannock, with efforts focused on arranging mental health programming in Stafford County schools. As a Christian, God is #1 in her life, and he has blessed her with a passion for serving which has brought her to this field of work. She is eager and committed to working with others, positively influencing those around her, and making a difference, while serving clients and their families. She enjoys fitness, nature, ocean/swimming, fashion, reading, writing poetry, and all kinds of music.

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Gina Mullins, Marketing & Client Services Manager

Gina grew up in Western Pennsylvania, in a large Italian/Irish family with five siblings.  Family celebrations and Sunday dinners were the norm.  She carried this background forward when raising her own family.

Over the past 25+ years, Gina has spent her professional career working with seniors. As a senior advocate, she believes in excellent customer service and community education. 

Gina is a member of Aging Together (Culpeper, Madison, Orange, and Rappahannock counties), a certified Virginia Dementia Friends Champion Trainer, and a member of the Culpeper Business Women organization.

She is a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church and enjoys spending her spare time with family and her three grandchildren.  

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Fredericksburg, VA 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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