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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 Jackson, TN.

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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
Bryson and Linda McQuiston, Franchise Owners

Bryson, Franchise Owner

Bryson was born and raised in Brighton, Tennessee and graduated from Christian Brothers University in 1984 and Mid-America Seminary in 1990. His wife Linda, was born and raised in Michigan but has family ties to West Tennessee and grew up visiting her family down here in the summers. They have been married for over 30 years and worked together to bring Home Instead to Jackson and West Tennessee in 2008 bringing with them Bryson's years of experience in the senior care field and Linda's ability to compassionately care for those around her. Bryson has now worked in the senior care industry for over 30 years and has helped countless families navigate the complex issues that arise throughout the aging process. Linda has served right along-side him in various capacities through the years and now enjoys making the office a place of peace, comfort and hospitality for all who enter. Bryson and Linda enjoy travelling, grilling, RVing and spending time with their family.

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Brooke, Operations Manager

Brooke is from Milan, Tennessee and has an MBA from Union University. Brooke is a family caregiver and brings a passion for caring for those with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease as well as their families to the Home Instead team. She is very involved with her church ministries and is involved with Nite Lite Theatre of Gibson Co as Music Director and she enjoys being a part of their productions. Brooke rejoined the Home Instead family in August 2021 and is overjoyed to be an advocate for the aging population and our exceptional Care Professionals.
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Melanie Hendrix, Office Coordinator

Melanie is originally from Nashville, TN, but moved to Milan in 1994. She and her husband Billy have two daughters, Ashley and Brittany, and is affectionately known as Nana to Landon and Gavin. Melanie recently welcomed a special great granddaughter, Maibre in October. Melanie is very involved in church activities, and enjoys traveling, yard work, and camping in her spare time. Melanie comes to Home Instead having spent 15+ years with Workforce Essentials in Jackson, along with many years of customer service experience and management. Melanie is thrilled to be the first voice you hear on the phone and the welcoming smile that greets you when you walk in.

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Anna, Care Pro Experience Manager

Anna was born and raised in Jackson, Tennessee. She attended Bethel University where she played soccer and then transferred to Austin Peay State University where she studied Pre-Physical Therapy. She is now back in Jackson and is a proud mom and bonus mom to two wild boys, Liam and Ben. She enjoys spending her weekends outside with her family and fur babies or traveling for her photography work. Anna has spent years working as a caregiver and joined our family to continue to grow in this field and because it allowed her to continue caring for others in many different ways.
Karen Parker – Scheduling Coordinator

Karen Parker, Scheduling Coordinator

Karen was born and raised in Chicago and its metro area. She has family roots here in Tennessee and is proud to now call Tennessee home. She attended Rasmussen University and majored in Criminal Justice with a minor in Forensics, then changed her major to Business Management. She loves spending time with her fur babies and her family. She enjoys sci-fi and reading. Karen has several nieces and nephews and is also Aunt Karen to many others that are part of her extended family. She has a special place in her heart for seniors and loves to help others.

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Jared, Client Care Coordinator

Jared was born and raised in Medina, TN and attended Union University studying nursing and played tuba for the Union Band, then completed LPN degree at Tennessee Technology Center of Jackson in 2012.  Jared married Amber in 2017 and together have a son named Asher. Jared loves doing things with family and spending time outdoors. He is also very involved in the church that was founded by his father and plays bass for worship team. Jared joined Home Instead in 2022 after working at the Tennessee State Veterans Home as a nurse for over 10 years and looks forward to using in experience to provide the best care possible for the Seniors in his community.

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Taya Merriweather, Lead Care Professional

Taya was born and raised in Jackson, TN and has spent some time in Indiana. Taya graduated from Liberty Technology High School with Honors. She attended Jackson Community College to study nursing. Taya is now married to Kevon, with whom she has two children. She enjoys spending time with family, traveling, working the media at her church, attending her children’s games, photography, and caring for others. Caring for others is how she started working for Home Instead in 2019. Taya’s role allows her to familiarize herself with our clients and Care Professionals, as well as be an extra support in training, developing, and introducing our Care Professionals in the homes of our seniors.

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Our Care Professionals are the heart of it all.

Home Instead Jackson employs over 90 Care Professionals who are residents of  West TN and have been carefully screened, fully bonded, and insured. Each employee takes part in our onboarding program and is introduced to hands on care. Our employees receive ongoing online and in class training assignments. These classes are not limited to Alzheimer’s & Dementia, Hospice, and Personal Care training. Our Care Pros have an average age of 53, and average tenure of 2+ years with Home Instead. We place a high priority on matching our Care Professionals with our clients to help develop a bond that will foster independence, promote well-being, and support the senior's needs with respect and dignity.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Jackson, TN 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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