About Us

About Visiting Angels

Benjie Polnick - Owner

Benjie Polnick is the Owner and Director of Operations for Visiting Angels. Benjie was born and raised in Abilene and graduated from Abilene High School in 1997 and from Baylor University in 2001 with a BBA. Upon graduation Benjie married his high school sweetheart, Kimberly Spicer (now Polnick).
Benjie worked as a commercial lender for several years before getting involved in the Home Care industry in 2006 and opened the Abilene office in 2007. Benjie has experience in all levels of the organization and has served as office manager, scheduling coordinator, director of patient care, and in his current job as Director of Operations. Benjie and Kimberly are the proud parents of three boys, Creighton, Griffin and Harrison.

Director of Patient Care – Brandi Riley

Meet Brandi Riley! Brandi is an Aggie and a Licensed Professional Counselor who found a passion for working with the senior population a few years back while working in a psychiatric hospital. Brandi is a mother to two beautiful girls, Kinleigh (6) and Hadley (8 months) and a fur baby, Brazos, who is a doxiepoo dog. She enjoys doing anything outdoors including fishing and hunting, playing sports and spending time with her family either on the lake or at her family’s ranch. Her favorite part of working for Visiting Angels is visiting the patients at their home and assessing their needs. Brandi has always been a class clown and is frequently laughing and smiling!

Director of Staffing – Jessica Fickey

Say Hello to Jessica Fickey, mom of 2 beautiful girls, Olivia (3) and Ava (4 months). Jessica moved to Aggieland a few years ago from Lubbock, Texas and enjoys the small hometown feel this city brings. She has a true passion for serving our clients and is known for her sweet and kind manor. Jessica works diligently to create care teams for our clients that match their personalities and needs. Outside of work she lives in full time mommy mode and spends time with her goofy husband Adam who is a manager at Bj’s Brewhouse restaurant. She enjoys making crafts, reading, and being outside. You are always guaranteed to see a smile on Jessica’s face!

Caregiver Relations Specialist – Lindsay Newman

Introducing Mrs. Lindsay Newman! Lindsay is 29 years old and her birthday is December 6th, which is the same as NFL football player Johnny Manziel. She has 5 sisters, 4 brother in laws, 9 nephews, and 0 nieces. She is married to a wonderful man named Johnny Newman and they share a stepson Jonathan. Lindsay can often be found singing, dancing, cleaning, and organizing. She is currently the Youth President/Coordinator at Assemblage of Praise Church in Bryan and has a personal goal to become an elementary teacher or radiologic technician for the hospitals. Lindsay is responsible for hiring and training our top of the line caregivers and is known for her outgoing and bubbly personality!!


elder care

Since 1998, Visiting Angels has been providing elder care services to families across the United States. Our network of elder care agencies is committed to providing families with the best possible in-home care services. Our commitment to you is simple. We’ll help your loved one continue to live at home and we’ll help you find peace of mind.

At Visiting Angels, we understand you want top quality senior home care services for your loved one. You are searching for a qualified, professional elder care provider who will treat your family member with compassion, respect and dignity. We can help you find the senior home care provider that meets all your needs. Our senior home care providers are professionals with the training and skills you have been searching for. We’ll help you find a senior home care provider who can care for all your loved one’s health and well-being needs.

When you trust Visiting Angels to provide elder care services for your family, it is with the understanding that your loved one’s needs will be met. The expertise of our elder care providers makes it possible for us to provide a wide range of in home care services. Your local Visiting Angels franchised office provides care to meet both temporary and long-term needs. Our elder care professionals are available to provide hourly care, overnight care and 24 hour care.

Visiting Angels’ elder care services incorporate what are commonly known as activities of daily living. Our service coordinators are trained to create a personalized care plan for your loved one. Visiting Angels provides families with respite care, friendly companionship, personal care, hygiene assistance, meal planning and preparation, light housekeeping, laundry assistance, medication reminders, and assistance running errands. With your personalized care plan, you can customize our services to meet all your elder care needs.

No matter the type of elder care services we provide, you can count on our commitment to you remaining the same. We will provide top quality care that enables your loved one to maintain their independence and dignity. Our professional, compassionate caregivers will work closely with your loved one so they can continue to live at home and enjoy the lifestyle that makes them content.

Assisted living facilities and nursing homes aren’t the only options for elder care services. With Visiting Angels as your elder care services provider, your loved one can continue living at home. Give your loved one the gift of quality care in familiar surroundings. Give them the gift of Visiting Angels.

Please contact the College Station office in Bryan today at 979-213-6941.

Each Visiting Angels agency is a franchise that is independently owned and operated. The Franchisor, Living Assistance Services Inc., does not control or manage the day to day business operations of any Visiting Angels franchised agency.