Posted by Positive Aging SourceBook on 03/17/2021

Meet the Aging Life Care Managers - Monthly Series


A live and interactive conversation with a panel of Aging Life Care Managers. Each month we will get to know these professionals and learn how they help clients find solutions. This month will feature Aging Life Care Association members Susy Elder Murphy of Debra Levy Eldercare Associates, Kate Caldwell of ElderTree, and Denise Valerio of The Option Group 

Aging Life Care management, is a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults or others facing ongoing health challenges. Working with families, the expertise of Aging Life Care Professionals provides the answers at a time of uncertainty. Their guidance leads families to the actions and decisions that ensure quality care and an optimal life for those they love, thus reducing worry, stress and time off of work for family caregivers through: Assessment and monitoring Planning and problem-solving Education and advocacy Family caregiver coaching

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12:06:04     From  K.C. Ryerson   to   All panelists : 540-242-5236

12:06:10     From  K.C. Ryerson   to   All panelists : kryerson@springhills.com

12:06:20     From  Jessica Lopez   to   All panelists : Hello Everyone! Great to connect! Jessica Lopez   -Jevs Care at Home - Community Liaison for Pennsylvania - Nonmedical Homecare - Private Pay and Medicaid. Jessica.lopez@jevsathome.org - 267-298-1617

12:06:21     From  Michele Zimmer-Forster   to   All panelists : Michele Zimmer-Forster LCSW Resident Counselor at Falcons Landing - Hello all - No Irish in me - A lot of other things!

12:06:22     From  Ellen Pincus   to   All panelists : Margaux Callahan, Thrive at Home 571-294-3483 mcallahan@thriveathome.com

12:06:35     From  Lory Smeltzer : Hi everyone. Lory Smeltzer, MPH, CMC. Aging Life Care Manager, owner of Advanced Senior Solutions in Tampa Bay Florida area for over 20 years. Lory@advsrs.com 727-481-6042

12:06:39     From  Michele Zimmer-Forster   to   All panelists : My email is mzimmer@falconslanding.org

12:06:51     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Michele Zimmer-Forster to All Panelists:  12:06 PM

My email is mzimmer@falconslanding.org

12:07:02     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Ellen Pincus to All Panelists:  12:06 PM

Margaux Callahan, Thrive at Home 571-294-3483 mcallahan@thriveathome.com

12:07:12     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Michele Zimmer-Forster to All Panelists:  12:06 PM

Michele Zimmer-Forster LCSW Resident Counselor at Falcons Landing - Hello all - No Irish in me - A lot of other things!

12:07:24     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Jessica Lopez to All Panelists:  12:06 PM

Hello Everyone! Great to connect! Jessica Lopez   -Jevs Care at Home - Community Liaison for Pennsylvania - Nonmedical Homecare - Private Pay and Medicaid. Jessica.lopez@jevsathome.org - 267-298-1617

12:07:30     From  Erin Kershaw   to   All panelists : Hello everyone, Erin Kershaw with Brandywine Elder Care Management in Chadds Ford, PA (Philadelphia area). Phone number is (888) 721-1975, ekershaw@brandywineecm.com

12:08:02     From  Mary Moeder : Hi everyone! Mary Moeder, Marketing Manager Byrd and Byrd LLC, Attorneys at Law, mmoeder@ByrdandByrd.com, 301-464-7448, www.byrdandbyrd.com

12:08:23     From  Dennis Haslup : Dennis Haslup, CareMed Emergency Medical Alert Systems LLC. We PROTECT clients while Aging In Place 24x7/365 with Easy Push Button, Fall Detection, GPS, Medication Reminders and more.  Call today to discuss your clients needs 443.848.1654 or dh@caremedtransportbalto.com.

12:08:39     From  Kitty Janney : Kitty Janney with Watermark's The Landing opening in Alexandria early 2022. Independent, Assisted Living and Memory Care. kjanney@watermarkcommunities.com

12:09:16     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From K.C. Ryerson to All Panelists:  12:06 PM

K.C. Ryerson

Poet's Walk Warrenton

540-242-5236

kryerson@springhills.com

12:09:22     From  Heather Suri : Heather Suri, BSN RN CMC Pathways in Aging www.pathwaysinaging.com 703-215-3305 Aging Life Care Management

12:09:34     From  Carol Miller   to   All panelists : Good afternoon from Carol Miller, President/Owner,  SYNERGY HomeCare of NW VA - serving people of all ages in northwest Virginia and northern Shenandoah valleys with non-medical home care

Office: 540.636.0038(calls answered 24x7)

Cell/Text 540.692.5776

Fax: 540.551.3587 

Email: CarolMiller@synergyhomecare.com or SHCNWVA@synergyhomecare.omc

12:09:36     From  Patricia Dubroof : Happy St. Patti's Day! Glad to be celebrating with Pro Aging. Do you have a family that needs extra support? Call me to learn more; 301-363-2587 pdubroof@assistinghands.com. We're offering 4 educational programs every month. All listed on our website. www.assistinghands.com/potomac

12:09:46     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Carol Miller to All Panelists:  12:09 PM

Good afternoon from Carol Miller, President/Owner,  SYNERGY HomeCare of NW VA - serving people of all ages in northwest Virginia and northern Shenandoah valleys with non-medical home care

Office: 540.636.0038(calls answered 24x7)

Cell/Text 540.692.5776

Fax: 540.551.3587 

Email: CarolMiller@synergyhomecare.com or SHCNWVA@synergyhomecare.omc

12:10:00     From  Gail Hubberman : Hi Everyone, Gail Hubberman with MarketPro Homebuyers. Helping seniors transition out of their home easily and hassle free. We will purchase their home “as is” for cash and close on their timeline. We also handling packing, moving and final clean out at no additional cost. ghubberman@marketprohomes.com 301-337-4703 www.marketprohomebuyers.com

12:10:02     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Erin Kershaw to All Panelists:  12:07 PM

Hello everyone, Erin Kershaw with Brandywine Elder Care Management in Chadds Ford, PA (Philadelphia area). Phone number is (888) 721-1975, ekershaw@brandywineecm.com

12:10:08     From  Nancy Gallucci   to   All panelists : Happy St. Patrick's Day to everyone. Nancy Gallucci, Lighthouse healthcare

12:10:13     From  Karen Irwin   to   All panelists : Hello All, this is Karen Irwin from the Greystone Program at Friends Hospital in Philadelphia, a Corporate Partner providing supportive residential living for adults and older adults with a mental health diagnosis (not related to dementia).  karen.irwin@uhsinc.com, 215-384-8215.

12:10:21     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Carol Miller to All Panelists:  12:09 PM

Good afternoon from Carol Miller, President/Owner,  SYNERGY HomeCare of NW VA - serving people of all ages in northwest Virginia and northern Shenandoah valleys with non-medical home care

Office: 540.636.0038(calls answered 24x7)

Cell/Text 540.692.5776

Fax: 540.551.3587 

Email: CarolMiller@synergyhomecare.com or SHCNWVA@synergyhomecare.omc

12:10:29     From  Max Bandarenko   to   All panelists : Max Bandarenko, Director of Community Relations with Artis Senior Living of Potomac. We are a new Memory Care Community opening in Potomac, MD fall of this year! mbandarenko@artismgmt.com, cell: 646-499-0493

12:10:34     From  Ellen Platt : Ellen Platt           The Option Group                 Care Management and Advocacy              www.theoptiongroup.net                 410-667-0266      Here to support my colleagues!    eplatt@theoptiongroup.net

12:10:35     From  Dawn Seestedt   to   All panelists : Dawn Seestedt, PT with AgeWell Home Design.  Home safety assessments and customized home modification plans to enable seniors to age in place.

12:10:47     From  Patricia Dubroof : Congrat's Susan - 28 years! WOW!!! Debra is smiling from heaven.

12:10:48     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Tara Barnes to All Panelists:  11:59 AM

Hello Tara Barnes Admissions Director at Powhatan Nursing Home   Admissions@vierrafallschurch.com

12:10:52     From  Carolyn Pennington : Carolyn Pennington, Community Sales Director,  Brightview Fair Oaks, (571) 495-5907, cpennington@bvsl.net. Opening  in August -offering IL, AL and Alz.

12:11:09     From  Lory Smeltzer : Sorry I was disconnected so not sure if my greeting was posted. Lory Smeltzer, MPH, CMC Aging Life Care Manager owner of Advanced Senior Solutions Tampa Bay FL area for over 20 years. Lory@advsrs.com 727-443-2273

12:11:14     From  Pamela Silberman-Mills : Top of the Afternoon to you!!Pamela Mills

Enriching Connections

Person-Centered Dementia Care Specialist 

Daily Enrichment – Care Organization – Consultation – Training – Solutions

www.enrichingconnections.org

enrichingconnections1@gmail.com

e-brochure: https://www.flipsnack.com/enrichingconnections/enriching-connections-brochure.html

443-616-7300

12:11:52     From  Dawn Seestedt   to   All panelists : Dawn Seestedt, PT with AgeWell Home Design.  443-635-0234  dawn@agewelldesign.com

12:11:55     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Dennis Haslup to All Panelists:  12:02 PM

Happy St Pattys Day!!  Everybody is a Little Irish today...

12:12:01     From  Anita Irvin   to   All panelists : Anita Irvin Insight Memory Care Center Anita.Irvin@Insightmcc.org,  We are an adult care for Alzheimer's/ and other memory impairments.  We are currently open and enrolling participants.

12:12:09     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Joanne Johnson to All Panelists:  12:04 PM

Top O’ the mornin to you and all of the afternoon, too☘️ Joanne Johnson Harmony at Chantilly 703-994-4561

12:12:48     From  Jamie Vela : Jamie Vela Home Care Specialist with Capital City Nurses  301-318-7730  Great panel today!

12:13:16     From  Deborah Bakalich : Deborah Bakalich, Owner, Senior Care Lifestyles. Assisted living consultant and placement specialist in Baltimore, Harford, Howard county.

12:13:38     From  Patricia Dubroof   to   All panelists : Donna, so good to see you!!

12:14:34     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Christina Horan to All Panelists:  12:05 PM

Hello everyone! Christina Horan - Community   Liaison- The Medical Team - 571-471-9926 - choran@medteam.com

12:15:04     From  Patti Ross   to   All panelists : Patti Ross Daily Money Manager

12:15:10     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Georgette Lake to All Panelists:  12:02 PM

Happy St. Patty's Day and hosting this.  Georgette Lake with Tribute at Black Hill Assisted Living and Memory Care in Germantown, MD.  PLEASE contact with me at georgette.lake@tributeatblackhill.com.  I love to network and have upcoming events that I would love to invite you to as well as virtual tours of my community.

12:15:31     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Patti Ross to All Panelists:  12:15 PM

Patti Ross Daily Money Manager

12:15:57     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : check your chat postings everyone make sure you selected ALL PANELISTS AND ATTENDEES WHEN POSTING

12:16:11     From  Susan Murphy  : Debra Levy Eldercare is growing! We are actively trying to hire a nurse care manager, PT or FT. Go to www.care-manager.com and click on our careers page for more info.

12:16:14     From  Patti Ross : Patti Ross patti@pioneerresources.net  Daily Money Manager.

12:17:07     From  Lauren Perea : Hi everyone! Lauren Perea, Community Liaison, Old Dominion Home Care (571) 435-9515 lperea@olddominionhomecare.com

12:17:31     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Dawn Seestedt to All Panelists:  12:11 PM

Dawn Seestedt, PT with AgeWell Home Design.  443-635-0234  dawn@agewelldesign.com

12:17:36     From  Kimberly Lipinski : Kim Lipinski - Elder Nourish 571-234-1135 kim@eldernourish.com www.eldernourish.com ALL CUSTOM menus - meals delivered

12:18:01     From  Kate Chutuape : Good afternoon -

12:18:15     From  Kate Chutuape : Kate Chutuape, Virginia Hospital Center, 703 558 6859

12:18:31     From  Karen Irwin : Hello All, this is Karen Irwin of the Greystone Program at Friends Hospital in Philadelphia.  We are a Corporate Partner and provide supportive residential living for adults and older adults with a mental health diagnosis (not related to dementia).  karen.irwin@uhsinc.com, 215-384-8215.

12:18:49     From  Ashley Bryan   to   All panelists : Love virtually meeting you all! I am Ashley Bryan and I started a new business in 2020.  Superior Senior Services is a geriatric care coordination and counseling service in Harrisburg, PA.  I am a licensed social worker so loving all the persona centered goals of care managers!

12:18:56     From  Donna Fuller : Thank you for joining us today!  Feel free to reach out to me any time at d.marie.fuller@verizon.net:).

12:19:07     From  cheri reid   to   All panelists : Hello! This is Cheri Reid w Hablee Home Care. Cheri@hableehomecare.com, 7039551667. Covering Northern VA. Person-centered home care working closely w other professionals to create and implement an individualized care plan.

12:19:18     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From cheri reid to All Panelists:  12:19 PM

Hello! This is Cheri Reid w Hablee Home Care. Cheri@hableehomecare.com, 7039551667. Covering Northern VA. Person-centered home care working closely w other professionals to create and implement an individualized care plan.

12:19:21     From  Marie Woodard   to   All panelists : Happy St Patrick's Day to all!  Marie Woodard,

12:19:23     From  Ashley Bryan   to   All panelists : www.superiorseniorservices.org

12:19:49     From  Andy Cocito   to   All panelists : Hi all - This is Andy Cocito from Tysons Woods Assisted Living. (andy@tysonswoods.com). Hope you all have a great day!

12:19:52     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Marie Woodard to All Panelists:  12:19 PM

Happy St Patrick's Day to all!  Marie Woodard,

12:20:10     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Andy Cocito to All Panelists:  12:19 PM

Hi all - This is Andy Cocito from Tysons Woods Assisted Living. (andy@tysonswoods.com). Hope you all have a great day!

12:20:22     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Ashley Bryan to All Panelists:  12:19 PM

www.superiorseniorservices.org

12:20:35     From  Jennifer Carnegie   to   All panelists : Jennifer Carnegie w Tribute Home Care jennifer.carnegie@tributehomecare.com 410-946-8400

12:20:40     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Ashley Bryan to All Panelists:  12:18 PM

Love virtually meeting you all! I am Ashley Bryan and I started a new business in 2020.  Superior Senior Services is a geriatric care coordination and counseling service in Harrisburg, PA.  I am a licensed social worker so loving all the persona centered goals of care managers!

12:21:33     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Jennifer Carnegie to All Panelists:  12:20 PM

Jennifer Carnegie w Tribute Home Care jennifer.carnegie@tributehomecare.com 410-946-8400

12:21:42     From  Laura Quigley : Happy St Patrick’s Day☘️ Laura Quigley here with Brito Associates of Compass. Laura.quigley@compass.com 240-753-2208

We help seniors and their families.

12:22:14     From  Sebastian Graham   to   All panelists : Hello Everyone and Happy St. Patrick Day!

Sebastian Graham, Administrator, Ascent HomeCare Concierge in Lorton, VA. Offering:Personal Care, Home Maker, Private Duty Nursing, Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care, Hospice Assistance,Transitional/ discharge assistance, In-Home Blood Draws, MEDICAID WAIVERS, ETC.

Cell# 202-600-6435

12:22:16     From  Jamie Vela : Happy Social Worker Month too!

12:22:26     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Sebastian Graham to All Panelists:  12:22 PM

Hello Everyone and Happy St. Patrick Day!

Sebastian Graham, Administrator, Ascent HomeCare Concierge in Lorton, VA. Offering:Personal Care, Home Maker, Private Duty Nursing, Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care, Hospice Assistance,Transitional/ discharge assistance, In-Home Blood Draws, MEDICAID WAIVERS, ETC.

Cell# 202-600-6435


12:42:05     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook : From Laurie Pross to All Panelists:  12:40 PM

This is Laurie Pross from Villages of Kensington.  We are interested in connecting with a broad Aging Life Care Management group to provide support services to our members.

12:42:12     From  Jeanina DiVittorio : Aging LIfe Care Management

12:42:35     From  Christine Dolan : Thank you - that’s what I thought but I wanted to be sure…

12:43:28     From  Joanne Johnson   to   All panelists : I can answer housing issues

12:43:44     From  Steve Lahn : you couldn't do better than an Aging Lifecare Manager for that

12:44:18     From  Georgette Lake   to   All panelists : I got disconnected.  If anyone has copied the chat can you please email it to me please. georgette.lake@tributeatblackhill.com

12:45:04     From  Lory Smeltzer : Aging Life Care Association  www.aginglifecare.org

12:45:15     From  steve : As a financial life planner, I have referred my clients to aging care managers. I have worked with Susy Murphy and she is great. Nice to see other care managers that I can vet. Steve Jefferys, www.archfinancialadvisors.com 301-500-2079.

12:45:21     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Sourcebook   to   Georgette Lake and all panelists : georgette we will give everyone the chat

12:46:09     From  Ellen Pincus : Which aging care managers cover VA? I know Kate does with Eldertree

12:47:43     From  Jeanina DiVittorio : I was present for a comprehensive assessment of a friend with an ALCM with ElderTree.  So impressed with the interaction of Kate's team with the client and family present and also the very thorough report of recommendations for care. 

12:49:35     From  Marlyn Taylor   to   All panelists : Are there basic fees for an ALCM?

12:50:11     From  Michele Zimmer-Forster   to   All panelists : Sorry, everyone, I need to leave you. Thank you for this interesting panel.  I am looking to getting the contact information, Steve!  Michele Zimmer-Forster LCSW, Falcons Landing (703) 338-4848

12:51:11     From  LaTasha Williams   to   All panelists : I'm looking to get into doing this in Virginia is there anyone who can connect with me to give me information 7039878292 LaTasha Williams

12:53:06     From  Amy Young : Thanks to all the care managers for their helpful information. Yours is such a needed and helpful profession for the senior population. I'm Amy Young from HomeSafe for Seniors. I am an occupational therapist that provides home safety evaluations and assists clients with obtaining the adaptive equipment and modifications needed to safely age in their own homes. Baltimore area. www.homesafeforseniors.com, amy@homesafeforseniors.com, 443-473-2030

12:53:35     From  Patty Grace   to   All panelists : Social media is a great way to educate the public about Aging Life professionals.

12:54:11     From  Patricia Dubroof : Thanks for all of this great information!

12:54:49     From  Mary Moeder   to   All panelists : Thank you to everyone. This information is needed. Happy St. Patrick's Day

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