We offer support, community, and a
life-embracing atmosphere

Meet Our Staff

AJ Siegmann

Owner, Founder

For more than a dozen years, AJ and his family have provided the best in home care services across Oregon. He and his wife and 7 children have spent 7 years living on the coast, 7 years living in the valley, and now reside in the countryside outside of Bend, Oregon.

Sara Rice


Sara has served in multiple capacities since 2012. She came as the Vice President for Security at a large regional bank, helping with fraud prevention, protecting senior’s assets and educating them on fraud activities targeting the elderly. Sara brings vast experience in solving complex problems, innovation and challenging people to work to their highest potential. Sara oversees all daily operations for the agency, including managing administrative personnel, growth and strategy.

Hannah Grady

Co-Manager & Assistant Administrator

Hannah brings a caring, compassionate and clinical approach to her work at Caring for the Cascades. She comes to us from a rich background in individual empowerment and life coaching that makes both our clients and caregivers feel like they are her only priority.

Jeff Valderrama

Owner, Assistant Administrator

Jeff brings a solutions-centered approach from his background in multiple industries to Caring for the Cascades with an emphasis on family connections. Jeff prides himself on always putting others first and strives to do so everyday for both our clients and employees.

Courtney Lamberger

Assistant Administrator

Courtney delights in making each client and caregiver’s day a little brighter with her infectious positivity and her calm, connection-oriented presence. She loves serving and supporting people who have spent their lives helping others, and offering support and help at a time when they finally need it themselves. Courtney finds joy in the fresh outdoor air – kayaking, hiking, skiing, and spending time with her two dogs. 

Nicole Douglas

Scheduling Coordinator

Nicole is spectacular at coordinating matches made in heaven between clients and caregivers, carefully weighing their needs, strengths, personalities, and helping foster connections that exceed expectations. Nicole’s appreciation for Central Oregon arises from its friendly, supportive, tenacious, and family-oriented culture. For fun, Nicole loves being active outdoors, camping with her husband and kids.

Sonya Renick

Administrative Assistant

Sonya’s considerate, care-oriented approach shows in all she does. She enjoys building and nurturing relationships with clients, while providing unparalleled support to the office operations. Sonya’s core values of honesty, loyalty, and reliability show up in all she does. You’ll find Sonya at the gym, walking her dogs, and outdoors as often as possible in her free time.

Caring for the Cascades is a leading provider of in-home care for seniors and the disabled in Central Oregon.

About Caring for the Cascades

Caring for the Cascades, LLC and its sister companies, Caring for the Coast and Caring for Portland, are family-owned, family-focused in-home care agencies that have been providing outstanding, trained caregivers at affordable rates since 2007 .

We delight in providing clients peace of mind, affordability, relational compatibility, and dependable service that will exceed expectations. We treasure the contribution that this older and wiser generation has made, and gratefully serve through every changing season of life, and we understand the value and importance of being in a place that is familiar, comforting, and often the backdrop for wonderful memories. Caring for the Cascades maintains a specific focus – only caring for our clients in the place they love most and feel safest.

We offer support, community, and a life-embracing atmosphere for seniors. Our careful matching of each caregiver-client relationship provides the personal, loving touch on which we have built our trusted reputation. With our affordable care options, we are able to provide the perfect amount of assistance that you need, whenever you need it.

Providing the BEST Care at Home, Because There’s No Place Like Home!

Caring for the Cascades


916 SW 17th St, Suite 204
Redmond, OR 97756

Caring for the Coast


1008 Commercial St.
Astoria, OR 97103

Caring for Portland


4800 SW Griffith Dr. Suite 215
Beaverton, OR 97005

Caring for the Hoosiers


2004 Elkhart Rd, Unit C
Goshen, IN 46526