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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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Our Promise

Proudly Serving Aging Adults & Their Families

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

Meet Our Team

About Us

Allan Ward, Owner

Allan Ward, Owner

​Since opening in 2005 Allan has been instrumental in the growth and development of high quality care in the area. Allan was awarded the presitigious "Extraordinary Service to Seniors" award in 2015 for his tireless work to better seniors in our community. He is a board member and Founder of Personal Care Association of Nevada( PCAN), Co-Chair of Personal Care Agencies Advisory Committee (PCAAC), Founding Member of Transitional Care of Northern Nevada (TCoNN), Board Member of Nevada Senior Corps. Association, Member of Caregiver Coalition, Healthcare Resources & Solutions Network, Past President of Senior Coalition.

Jennifer Stansbury, General Manager

Jennifer Stansbury, General Manager

Jennifer is our General Manager in the Carson City office. Jennifer has been in the medical field for over 20 years. She has taken on several roles through the years in retirement, assisted living communities and convalescent homes as well as provided hands on care herself as a CNA. Jennifer impacts our clients and CAREGivers through her successful efforts to improve, increase and advance the quality of life and care to older adults as they age. More importantly; Jennifer has been through the family care giving scenarios that we are often presented with. She knows personally the difficult decisions that family members face as they try their best to navigate the senior care maze in an effort to provide care to their loved ones. She is active and hands-on in the lives of our clients, and makes the care Home Instead delivers very personal. Jennifer was a top five finalist in the Nevada Saleswoman of the Year and knows that when you believe in the quality of something like Home Instead, it's easy to promote.

 Jeanne Irvin, Client Care Manager

Jeanne Irvin, Client Care Manager

Jeanne, has a diverse management background in the fields of home care, hospice, and senior living. She found her passion for seniors while working in the medical field and later, her role in hospice. She holds a master's degree in Health and Human Services and strives to blend her passion and education to enhance the quality of life for our seniors. Her personal mission is to make sure every senior is recognized as unique and receives individualized care. When Jean is not working she enjoys martial arts, fitness, her family, and motorcycles.

Terry Foote, Recruitment and Engagement

Terry Foote, Recruitment and Engagement

​Terry handles the Recruitment and Engagement role. She began working with Home Instead as a Caregiver in our Reno office. After seeing her compassion and attention to detail with our seniors we felt she would be a great representative of what Home Instead stands for. Terry is from the Silicon Valley in California. Terry worked in the corporate field for 36 years and then moved to Nevada to be with her family in 2002. Terry ventured into a new career of Marketing and Sales where she was top sales representative in her last position for 2 years in a row. She enjoys her home life in the Sierra Foothills and takes advantage of all that Tahoe offers including skiing, hiking, tennis and riding her horses. She is looking forward to blending her talents with sales into her care for seniors.

Alice Cossel, Staffing Coordinator

Alice Cossel, Staffing Coordinator

​Alice is our Staffing Coordinator, she first came to our Home Instead Team as a CAREGiver. She soon moved into the office due to her skills in managing accts as a lead Caregiver at her previous employment working with the disabled. She has worked in Convalescing Hospitals as a CNA and Assisted living facilities as a medical assistant. She worked at Camp Pendleton receiving training as a corpsman with the marines. Alice’s heart has always pushed her towards caring for others, she is very passionate about never leaving anyone behind. She has the ability to see the bigger picture at hand allowing individuals to excel and improve during their life. She is very close to her family and spends much of her time enjoying them.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Carson City, NV 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.

Home Instead Caregiver wearing mask reading newspaper with senior man at home

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