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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 Home Care Team

Brent Hoffart

Brent Hoffart - Owner

I am blessed to be a team member and owner of Home Instead, St. Joseph, MO. We are enhancing lives every day by delivering genuine, quality care with the greatest CAREGivers and Administrative Staff in NW Missouri and NE Kansas. We build and maintain relationships by doing what we say we are going to do and treating everyone with dignity and respect.


Deanna Utz - Client Care Coordinator

Deanna is our Client Care Coordinator, which means she works with older adults, their families and team members to coordinate and optimize all aspects of care. She conducts Care Consultations with older adults and family members. She makes introductions of older adults and CAREGivers and she performs Quality Assurance visits and calls. Deanna also maintains ongoing communication and follow-up with older adults, CAREGivers, family members and health care providers, to ensure a positive experience for all.

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Andrea 'Andy' Anderson - General Manager - Maryville

Andrea is responsible for serving Northwest Missouri communities through our Maryville office location. This includes Atchison, Gentry, Harrison, Holt, Nodaway and Worth counties. Andrea works with older adults, their families and our Home Instead team to coordinate and optimize all aspects of Home Care. Andrea maintains ongoing communication and follow-up with older adults, CAREGivers, family members and health care providers, to ensure a positive experience for all. "I am very blessed to be able to contribute to the happiness and health of our clients to keep them in their homes safely".

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Fallyn Beemer, Service Coordinator

Fallyn Beemer is 23 years old and a recent graduate of Northwest Missouri State University. Fallyn joined Home Instead in September, 2020 as a CAREGiver and has transitioned into the primary role of Service Coordinator. Fallyn lives in Maryville, Missouri, where her family owns a portable building business. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with family and exploring the outdoors, including hiking, kayaking and traveling the world.

As Service Coordinator, her primary responsibilities include answering incoming calls in a friendly, professional manner, and scheduling clients and caregivers, in order to provide the highest quality service to clients. Fallyn also monitors, mediates and logs client and caregiver activity, which includes follow-up on caregiver assignments and client service.

Fallyn’s favorite part about working at Home Instead is the amazing connections she makes within the community. She loves providing care to our older adults, especially during a worldwide pandemic. Every day when Fallyn comes to work, she feels blessed to have such a rewarding job that provides meaningful care to our older adults.

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Jessica Ramsey - Office Coordinator

Jessica started with Home Instead in December of 2017 as a CAREGiver. She is now responsible for customer service, administrative staff support and CAREGiver engagement. Jessica is that friendly and knowledgeable voice when you call our office. Jessica maintains relationships with clients, family members and CAREGivers through continuous communication from our office.

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Pam Wall - Engagement Coordinator

Pam became a member of the Home Instead team in 2018. As an Engagement Coordinator, Pam takes the lead with CAREGiver engagement, ensuring that our CAREGivers are having a rewarding experience, while serving our older adults. Relationships are at the core of it all. Pam is also responsible for Home Care advocacy, awareness and education in the community and with our Referral Provider Network. This outreach helps drive home the benefits that our care services can provide for service organizations, hospitals and senior-living communities. Pam is enhancing lives.

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Dixie McGary - Training Coordinator

Dixie joined Home Instead in 2020. She leads our Dementia and Hospice training workshops with great passion and enthusiasm.  Dixie has 10 years of experience working as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) and Dementia Practitioner (CDP), primarily in senior facilities and community outreach.  She is committed to supporting the needs of our caregivers by ensuring they have the tools to be successful in providing optimal care for our clients. 

Dixie earned a M.S. in Therapeutic Recreation, with an emphasis in Gerontology.  She is dedicated to continuing her education through regularly presenting at and attending regional and national professional conferences. 

Dixie and her husband, Frank, have two sons.  She has many hobbies but notes her favorites are:  family activities, all types of outdoor interests, animal behavior/training, antique restoration, and she also volunteers with Mosaic Hospice organization. 

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Amy Adkins - On-Call Service Coordinator

Amy joined Home Instead in September, 2020. As an On-Call Service Coordinator, she is responsible for ensuring that our older adults' and CAREGivers' needs are met after business hours. Amy maintains our professional standards and exceptional customer service. Amy is enhancing lives.
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Tesla Darthard - On-Call Service Coordinator

Tesla joined Home Instead in August, 2020. As an On-Call Service Coordinator, she is responsible for ensuring that our older adults' and CAREGivers' needs are met after business hours. Tesla maintains our professional standards and exceptional customer service. Tesla is enhancing lives.
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Tara Stevenson - Registered Nurse

Tara Stevenson joined the Home Instead team in May of 2021 as a Registered Nurse. She comes with extensive experience in a primary care setting and as a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist. Tara plans to expand clinical and educational opportunities of staff and CAREGivers. Tara is married and has 3 teenage boys. She enjoys art, music, and gardening in her spare time.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in St. Joseph, MO 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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