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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

Lori Bowman, General Manager

Lori Bowman, General Manager

In 2014, Lori Bowman became a member of the Home Instead Senior Care family. After working ten years in management at a local Retirement Community, she decided it was time to look for something more fulfilling. Her first job with Home Instead was as Staff Coordinator and within two years found herself promoted to General Manager, overseeing the day-to-day operations of Gaines Senior Services.

A proud Native Montanan, who traveled the North American Continent before settling in Post Falls, Idaho is the youngest of six children and a self-professed "lover of older people". When she is not traveling to Montana to mow her parents' lawn or Washington State to grocery shop for her elderly aunt, you can find her at home watching sports (Go Seahawks & Red Wings), crocheting, reading a cooking magazine or snuggling with her 15 year old cat, Emma.

Corey Kennan, Client Care Coordinator

Corey Kennan, Client Care Coordinator

​Corey Kennan has been with Home Instead Senior Care since September of 2017. She came to us from Denver, Colorado, where she was a special education assistant teacher for 10 years. Corey enjoys cooking and baking, drinking tea in the morning, and spending time with her family, including her menagerie of pets! As our Client Care Coordinator, Corey visits our clients to begin care and to provide quality assurance. She also performs community outreach and marketing for Home Instead. If you see her out and about, please stop and say hello!

Amy Dreps, Caregiver Recruitment and Retention Coordinator

Amy Dreps, Caregiver Recruitment and Retention Coordinator

​Amy Dreps joined the Home Instead Senior Care team in May, 2016, and serves as the Recruitment and Retention Coordinator. Amy is responsible for promoting HISC to potential CAREGivers; interviewing, and hiring, and maintaining personnel files. She spent many years traveling to California, taking care of her parents' needs as they both developed dementia. Amy has been active with the Alzheimer's Association, volunteering for their annual Walk to End Alzheimer's.

Nikki Smith, BSN, RN

Nikki Smith, BSN, RN

​Nikki Smith comes to us with 15 years of nursing experience. Prior to joining Home Instead, She worked in hospital setting as a charge nurse on the Telemetry Unit, then in Cardiac Rehabilitation and was their Community Outreach Coordinator. Nikki, her husband and two children love to enjoy outdoor activities in Idaho's beautiful scenery. Her two children keep her family very active in local and traveling sports. Nikki provides nursing oversight for our clients. In addition, she leads all training for Home Instead, from orientation for new CAREGivers to continuing education for our established employees.

Team Member April Howard

April Howard- Caregiver Recruiter and Scheduler

April Howard is a doting mother of an adorable 3 year old and married to her best friend who she met through an online dating site. She and her family enjoy spending their free time going to garage sales, fishing, boating, bike riding and crafting. She is an epic party planner and tour guide. April has spent the majority of her career working in the senior care industry. As our Caregiver Recruiter and Scheduler, April strives to match each client with just the right CAREGivers. Hers is usually the first voice you hear on the phone, so please give her a call!

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Coeur dAlene, ID 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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