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Meet Our Team

We believe every family in Winnipeg deserves tailor made in-home senior care with a compassionate touch. 

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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 neighbourhood. 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
Julie Donaldson, Owner and General Manager

Julie Donaldson, Owner

Julie's passion for helping seniors and their families is shown every day in her work with community education and advocacy. She is responsible for the daily operations of Home Instead Senior Care ensuring the highest quality of care to clients by providing over 200 CAREGivers with a meaningful employment.

One of the largest community programs she has initiated is the 'Be A Santa To A Senior' program that has delivered over 50,000 gifts to isolated seniors in Winnipeg over the past 15 years. This program teams up various community organizations to ensure Winnipeg's most isolated and lonely populations at Christmas time are delivered a gift along with a handmade children's card and a friendly visit.

Born and raised in Winnipeg Julie is a graduate of the Asper School of Business in Entrepreneurship and Marketing. She is the recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal presented by the Canadian Home Care Association, first ever Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2011 by the Woman Business Owners of Manitoba for her excellence in business. In 2012, she was named one of The Uniter's 30 under 30, was a YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction nominee. Additionally Home Instead has been recognized at as finalist in Community Service Excellence by the BBB in 2014 and in 2015 Julie was presented with the CBC Future 40 Award.

Jojo Yap, Client Care Manager

Jojo Yap, Client Care Manager

​Jojo Yap is our Client Care Manager who oversees each client's individualized care plan and the Home Instead care team. With over 12 years of experience at Home Instead, Jojo understands the complexities to aging care needs and will help find innovative ways on how we can help ensure our clients' needs are met every step of the journey.


Stephanie Estabrooks, RN

​As our Client Care Coordinator, Stephanie Estabrooks, RN ensures our Clients unique care needs are met. With extensive training and experience as a nurse and nurse educator, Stephanie oversees the NDS Training of our CarePros ensuring that they have the skills and tools to be successful in their role in carrying out each Clients individualized care plan.

Stephanie has a passion for football and is a member of the Manitoba Fearless Football team. She is also a devoted fan not only to her son, but also the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.





Alanna Rogan, Home Care Consultant

Alanna Rogan, Home Care Consultant

Alanna Rogan is our Home Care Consultant and provides support to families and their loved ones to understand the resources available to help support them. With a wealth of experience both within our office and working with seniors she understands the complexities of caregiving and how we can find innovative ways to help.


Jeannette Brigit, Community Outreach

Jeannette Brigit, Community Outreach

Jeannette Brigit is our Community Service Coordinator and provides education about our programs and services to the community. After retiring from her career as clergy Jeannette came to Home Instead as a CAREGiver and grew into her current role naturally. Her biggest program she heads in our Be A Santa to a Senior raising over 35,000 gifts to date!

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Winnipeg, MB 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 Care Professionals.

When you are ready for help, our caring staff is on call to quickly answer your questions and accommodate your senior services needs.

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