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Home Care Team Saskatoon ​At Your Service 24/7 in Saskatoon, SK

The need for in-home senior care services doesn't always arise between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on a weekday. That's why our team stands ready to serve you any day of the week, at any hour of the day or night. You can always reach us by phone at (306) 931-4663 to get help setting up home care for a family member.

We have come together as a group of dedicated professionals to deliver a home care solution that meets your needs. We employ trained, screened and bonded CAREGiversSMto serve your family's senior loved one with compassion and devotion.
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Greg and Karen Charyna

Greg and Karen Charyna

Karen and Greg opened Saskatoon's Home Instead Senior Care office in 2008.  Greg (M.Div., M.Ed.) brings his 12 years of experience serving families in churches and Karen (M. Ed.) employs expertise through her previous work as a counselling psychologist.  Helping families comes naturally to us.​ Click here​ to learn more about booking Greg as a speaker!


Helen Ashmeade

Helen Ashmeade

​Helen serves as a Client Service Coordinator.  She came to Home Instead Senior Care following personal experience with her aging mother.  Having juggled work, family and an intensive rehabilitation routine with her mother, she decided to find a way to become part of the solution for other Saskatoon families.  Joining Home Instead's team to help provide a trusted resource for families is a perfect fit.  ​


Brenda Gillespie

Brenda Gillespie

Brenda Gillespie serves as our Recruitment and Training Coordinator. Brenda joined our team in fall of 2011 following a long career in the food industry and personal experience caregiving in her own family. Caring for our caregivers is Brenda’s goal. She selects the ‘gems’ who provide care in our senior’s homes every day and inspires their learning through training classes and professional development initiatives.


Marina Kohle

Marina Kohle

​Marina Kohle joined our office staff in January of 2013.  Marina provides administrative assistance and moves ahead a variety of projects.  Marina brings to Home Instead a degree in education and a variety of employment experiences involving teaching, leading and administrating.  Care for her own parents is what fuels Marina’s dedication to our Mission of helping seniors remain in their own homes with dignity and respect.                       ​


Rita Moate

Rita Moate
Rita serves Home Instead senior Care clients as our Client Care Coordinator.  She consults with families, assesses client needs, sets up client care plans and provides quality assurance visits.  Rita joined Home Instead Senior Care in 2013 as a CAREGiver and brings into her role expertise in Recreation Therapy as well as mental health care.​

Hennie Hayward

Hennie Hayward

Hennie join Home Instead in 2017, following a long career managing in retail.  When she heard the Home Instead radio CAREGiver ad, she called right away, knowing this was exactly the kind of retirement job that would be fulfilling for her.  Hennie is not retiring anytime soon, as she also offers support and assistance to weekend CAREGivers and clients as our Weekend On Call Coordinator.


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