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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 Goodyear, AZ.

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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

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Blair Sapeta, Owner

Blair joined Home Instead in June of 1998. Her love and passion for seniors led her to pursue a degree in Gerontology while working for Home Instead Senior Care. During that time, she explored social work and public policy, but her heart was with the families and caregivers she worked with every day. Blair has had the honor and privilege to help so many families with the various needs that arise during the journey of the aging process and navigating the senior care options. She finds it is truly amazing the difference Home Instead Senior Care makes. Her passion is really with serving and caring for those around her. With her experience at Home Instead Senior Care so many things have evolved and changed and that is what is so exciting, the constant challenge to grow and adapt. Home Instead Senior Care allows her to make a difference every day, whether it’s helping a family in crisis, a community care partner we serve, or a wonderful caregiver. Blair leads a team of caring individuals who help families with the many issues that involved caring for your loved ones. As an advocate and resource for families, Blair is always pursuing education and opportunities to exceed the growing needs within our senior care community.
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Anthony Sapeta, Owner

Anthony is originally from Northern California where he was a district manager for a well-known distribution company located in Sacramento. Working for this company allowed him to learn the entire region and how to operate a team from every level. This is where he gained the most experience managing and developing successful sales individuals who exceeded their goals personally and professionally.

Anthony is outgoing, focused on excellent customer service, honest, and caring. He has had the ability to watch his wife Blair provide amazing service to seniors and their families throughout their community for the past 15 years with Home Instead Senior Care. Anthony’s desire to help others came naturally, he grew up watching his Mother being the primary care provider for his grandparents and great grandparents. She worked hard to make sure they were able to stay in their own homes. After watching his Mother battle cancer and seeing the need for care with his uncle with Parkinson’s, the passion and dedication from Blair’s resources truly at work, he realized it was time to give back. After pursuing his interest in helping seniors, an opportunity in Goodyear, AZ with Home Instead Senior Care became available. Anthony and Blair packed up the family and moved to Goodyear, AZ now closer to family and friends. Anthony is dedicated to helping Seniors and their families throughout the Southwest Valley. He enjoys sports and watching his kids grow into amazing individuals.

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Melissa S., Office & Scheduling Coordinator

Melissa grew up between Kansas and Wyoming, where she started her caregiving career. She's always had a soft spot for the elderly, Melissa remembers helping her grandparents out when she was younger. Her desire to help seniors led her to grow her knowledge and experience eventually becoming a CNA / HHA where she gained a variety of skills working between long term care facilities, and hospitals. Melissa also had the opportunity to work as a rehabilitation -restorative aide, working alongside physical and occupational therapists. This experience has given Melissa the ability to share a vast variety of resources, skills, and talents to help our caregivers.

In 2011, Melissa started employment with a Home Health and Hospice agency in Kansas. This is where she really found her heart and gained a ton of enjoyment working with the elderly. She saw firsthand the importance helping to keep her patients at home. Melissa also had the privilege of helping both of her grandmothers through their end of life journey. Having the opportunity to make a difference with so many families including her own, Melissa is truly passionate about helping caregivers do the same. She wants to help our team achieve their passion to serve and make a difference, allowing them to see as she did firsthand the importance and power our care has on their quality of life.

Melissa moved with her husband and children to Buckeye in August 2018, shortly after she found Home Instead and has been hooked ever since. She joined our team at Home Instead Senior Care Goodyear in January 2019 as a caregiver and evolved to the training coordinator in October 2019. We are so grateful to have her experience and knowledge to help develop our caregiver team. Melissa is responsible for making sure our Caregiver's have the tools they need to be successful in any care situation. She does our initial and ongoing training as well as support and management of our new and existing team. It is her goal help recruit and retain the best caregiver's possible.

Fun info about Melissa she enjoys reading, loud music, loves art, drawing, bright colors and all-round try’s to always stay positive and look for the good in all situations.

Melissa is thankful to be able to take the skills and different experiences she has gained over the years and now share them with other caregivers to help make a difference caring for seniors.

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Maryah D., Office Coordinator

Hello, My Name is Maryah, I’m the Office Coordinator here at Home Instead. I find joy in helping those around me and this is the perfect fit. In my free time, I enjoy hanging out with my family and friends, whether it be road trips or hiking. I also enjoy reading and painting. I am a proud AZ native and excited to get the chance to make a great impact on my community. Happy to be a part of this great team!  

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Steffani R., Client Care Coordinator

I have been a CG with Home Instead for 2 years and am so excited to be a part of the office team! In one way or another I have been in the care field my whole life whether it be caregiving, dental assisting, or teaching preschool, I just loving helping people. My favorite color is green, I love the rain and hate the smell of lavender. In my off hours you can usually find me at a park with my husband and 3-year-old monster of a son. I'm originally from WA state but am a firm believer that AZ sunsets are superior.

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Violet L., Lead CAREGiver

​Violet joined the Home Instead Senior Care company in October 2018. She is from Santa Cruz, California and moved to Arizona in 2014. She loves helping people, especially the elderly. She became a caregiver so she can help people who cannot do things on their own and just to be there for companionship. Working for Home Instead Senior Care she has done companionship care, personal service and hospice clients. She loves the clients and working with the staff. She graduated high school from San Lorenzeno Valley High School in Felton, CA, and she has an associate degree in Medical Assisting. She has three boys, one girl and five dogs.
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Jackie B., Lead CAREGiver

Hello my name is Jackie, native of Sacramento, California. I'm a mom of 4 and grandma to 2 wonderful people. I've been married for 21 years and spent a number of those years as a military spouse, having the opportunity to travel and live in different parts of the world. I've worked with Home Instead, Goodyear for a little over a year and 6 years in California. My future endeavors and dream job would be to become a traveling nurse combining my love for travel and care.

Audrey P., On Call Coordinator

About Our Team

The Goodyear, AZ office of Home Instead Senior Care is managed by a team of caring individuals and has been providing caring and compassionate services for seniors in the area since 2018.

“We are passionate about meeting the needs of the seniors in our community”. “It’s not just about providing services, it’s about building long term relationships”.

“We are also involved in our community, as we participate in many events. As a member of the Home Instead family, I take much pride in providing additional help where needed for other organizations such as the Southwest Lending Closet and Meals of Joy”, explains Blair. “Our newest initiative is a free program that provides education seminars for family members that are struggling with the care of loved ones afflicted with Alzheimer’s.”

“The Goodyear office also has its own community service initiatives including the annual “Be a Santa to a Senior” event, in which many deserving seniors are provided gifts where, in some cases there are no family members to share the holiday season with.

When it comes to providing the best quality home care services for seniors, Blair, Anthony, and the Home Instead family are committed to thoroughly training their caring, compassionate and professional Care Professionals. Building great relationships with our Care Professionals is just as important as the relationships we build with our clients.

Prospective Care Professionals are carefully chosen for their character and skills to insure the best quality care. The applicants undergo reference checks, a criminal background check and a driver’s abstract. Home Instead Senior Care is a full employment agency and is responsible for withholding and paying employment deductions as well as Worker’s Compensation insurance. The on-going training for Care Professionals helps them develop personally and professionally. The training ranges from “Basic, Advanced and Safety” CAREGiver training all the way up to “Alzheimer's and Dementia Care” training as well as a very comprehensive training program for providing palliative care.

Blair, Anthony, and the Home Instead Staff welcome your calls and questions. They would be happy to visit with you at your convenience regarding your family’s needs. Simply call the office at (623) 777-3637 to set up a free, no-obligation Care Consultation.

Proud recipient:

Blair & Anthony Sapeta (Franchise Owners)


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