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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.
Home Instead Caregiver helps senior woman unload groceries from vehicle

Our Promise

Proudly Serving Aging Adults & Their Families

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

Meet Our Team

About Us

Kim Lepp,  Owner

Kim Lepp, Owner

​Kim has owned her own business for over 30 years. She has always had a strong passion for seniors which has led her to working towards her Masters in Gerontology. Home Instead has allowed her to carry that passion for seniors by demanding that every senior who is touch by Home Instead feels valued and connected to others. Kim loves to spend time with her family and to travel with her husband of 41 years.
Vlad Navarro

Vlad Navarro

​Vlad is in charge of finding the perfect caregiver for every single client. He became a Medical Doctor in 2008 and worked in many rural underprivileged communities in Mexico providing medical care. In 2011, Vlad started to teach science and became very passionate about helping people to improve their lifestyles. Outside of work, he enjoys watching TV shows, outdoor activities and spending time with his family.
Joan Parise

Joan Parise

​Joan is responsible for hiring and management of our CAREGiver staff. She is passionate about finding and retaining the highest quality and most compassionate people available. She loves to teach and coordinates trainings, educational and other activities to promote our CAREGivers success and happiness. She brings over 30 years of experience working in the US healthcare system as an RN, Nurse Practitioner and other medical specialties.
Rosalia Butz

Rosalia Butz

​Rosalia brings a compassionate, client-centered approach to her role as Client Care Manager for Home Instead. Prior to her move to BC 6 years ago, Rosalia was a Registered Nurse in Ontario. In that role, she specialized in pediatric nursing at McMaster Children's Hospital over her 25 year career. Rosalia is known as a friend to many, mother of three grown sons, tolerant spouse and all-round kind, considerate person.
Stacey Gruenwald

Stacey Gruenwald

​Having worked in the private sector for multiple years, Stacey has experience in servicing many industries in her professional capacity. Educated through the CMA program for three years, she recently received her Certificate as a Professional Bookkeeper. Stacey is passionate in whatever she sets out to accomplish. Stacey has been with Home Instead since inception.
Sally Sumulong

Sally Sumulong

​Sally is our On-Call Coordinator who is available to respond around the clock when emergency situations arise. A mother of six, she cares deeply about seniors and their needs and loves to be there to help.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Vancouver, BC 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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