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About Us

It doesn’t matter if you’re here because you’re looking for help living independently, or if you want to make sure someone you love has the support they need to stay in their home. We believe there’s more to caring for people than just providing in-home assistance. You deserve a care partner that understands the course of your journey and will help navigate the road ahead. Whether it’s preparing a meal or providing 24-hour care, we will be there for you.

Exceptional service is something we never compromise on. With decades of experience in providing integral care in their communities, our professional teams will ensure that your safety and well-being come first.

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Our Mission

Put simply, our mission is to improve the quality of life for those we serve. Of course, we recognize that everyone’s idea of “quality of life” is different, which is why it’s so important to us to make you an active part of your own care plan. We want you to be in the driver’s seat regardless of any limitations or challenges you’re facing.

Most of all, we believe aging isn’t just about staying healthy, safe and independent. It’s also about living well.

A client listening intently to her caregiver as they talk over coffee. A client listening intently to her caregiver as they talk over coffee.

Meet Owners Troy Turner and Sandra Martinez-Turner

Right at Home Merrillville is owned by Troy and Sandra Turner. Troy & Sandra are both involved in the business and work tirelessly to maintain a wonderful team of caregivers and office staff.

Troy served in the U.S. Navy & U.S. Marine Corps for ten years which he followed with a career, leading marketing and sales teams. Some years ago, Troy lost his first wife, Stephanie, following an extended battle with cancer. Caring for Stephanie and her subsequent death, provided a unique perspective, which eventually led Troy to Sandra and them both to Right at Home. Troy learned the short-term and long-term challenges associated with being a caregiver, while also juggling a career and raising three teenagers. He also learned the importance of living life to its fullest. While caring for Stephanie, Troy relied on support from other family members and friends because at the time, he was unaware of home care agencies, like Right at Home. Troy understands the importance of the Right at Home mission because he lived it then and he lives it today. He brings the passion from his personal experiences to every aspect of caring for others.

Sandra spent her professional career with industry leading logistics and transportation companies. Like Troy, Sandra, brings outstanding professionalism and leadership skills, combined with her personal experience. Her professional and personal experiences fuel her passion for helping others. Sandra’s mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and she has witnessed her Mother’s cognitive skills and overall health decline. She’s seen the toll her Mother’s illness has taken on her Father and the entire family. The heartache of watching someone she loves declining is always present. While this is difficult, Sandra understands how valuable this time is. She wants to be able to help families be families and do some of the heavy lifting for them. Right at Home can do some of the hard work so families can take advantage of this precious time with their loved ones. She spends considerable time educating others about the challenges of managing through this debilitating disease. Compassionate care is something that comes naturally to Sandra, not only with her mother, but with every family and caregiver at Right at Home.

Troy & Sandra have four adult children, one grandchild and three playful dogs. They like to spend as much time as possible staying active outdoors and traveling across multiple states to visit family.

Troy & Sandra’s unique backgrounds have instilled core principles that they bring to work and every interaction:

  • There is nothing more rewarding than caring for others
  • Great service begins with great people and great teamwork
  • Treat clients & caregivers with the same kindness and respect you desire
  • Never stop working to make things better for clients, employees and their community

Troy & Sandra are excited to use their professional and personal experiences to improve the quality of life for all they serve. Don’t hesitate to pick up the phone and call (219) 682-1977 today to join the Right at Home family.

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Our People

Our dedicated and professional staff have roots in the community and decades of health care experience that are woven into the care we provide to families and loved ones. Meet the experts who help make it happen.

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