homecare by design team


The heart behind homecare.

Emily Middlesworth

Executive Director

Emily works as the Executive Director for Homecare By Design, having joined Senior Home Companions in 2019. That same year she earned the company’s first Circle of Excellence Award. She holds a B.S.W. from IUPUI. In her role, Emily compassionately provides families with information about the services HBD provides and how we can assist. She handles inquiry calls and schedules assessments with our Care Managers. She also oversees all HBD staff members. Emily worked as the Lead Coordinator and Care Manager at SHC prior to her current position. When not working, Emily enjoys spending time with her friends, her two dogs, attending Indiana Pacers games, and being outside.

Ben Dillion

Vice President

Ben Dillon started his career in the healthcare industry over a decade ago and has had a passion for serving his community ever since. Ben saw firsthand with his own grandparents the overwhelming need for exceptional caregivers with the ability to provide compassionate support to our aging population. “I don’t look at what I do as a job. Matching the best caregiver with our clients and being able to provide the high-quality care that we do is so rewarding. We don’t just provide a service- we truly impact and improve lives.” Since starting his healthcare career, Ben has served in various positions throughout the Midwest including Account Manager, Business Development Manager, Executive Director, and Director of Operations. Ben is honored to be a part of SHC and is committed to the organization’s mission to create active and engaged lives through exceptional care.

Nicole Biggerstaff Vazquez

Employee Engagement & Retention Specialist

Nicole has worked as the Vice President of Mission Impact for a local nonprofit organization. She is a compassionate and results-oriented leader with a Master of Science Degree in Nonprofit Management, a Bachelor of Social Work Degree, and over fifteen years of professional leadership experience in the social services sector. She has served in leadership and direct service roles in diverse settings, including domestic violence and homeless shelters, behavioral health programs, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) community health clinics, nursing homes, and HUD Independent living housing programs for seniors and persons with disabilities. Nicole specializes in providing a person-centered and trauma-informed care approach to empowering vibrant, resilient individuals, families, and communities.


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