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Member Spotlight – Christine Meyers

August 7, 2020 — Please welcome Christine (Loos) Meyers of Berks Encore in Berks County, PA. Christine has worked with the aging population her entire career, including Older Adult Protective Services, Adult Day Care, Office of Aging Care Management, Family Caregiver Support Program, Home Health Care, Senior Centers, and Activities.  She credits “the best grandparents anyone could ever ask... Read More

Member Spotlight – Jodi Pasternak, RN, MSN

July 17, 2020 — Please welcome Jodi Pasternak, RN, MSN of Compassionate Care for Seniors in Rockville, Maryland. Jodi practices in Montgomery County, Maryland. With a special love of hospice and palliative care work, Jodi enjoys being a strong advocate for, and is passionate about end of life care. In being a member of ALCA, she hopes to gain... Read More

Member Spotlight – Kim Hunt Foster

June 2, 2020 — Please welcome Kim Hunt Foster, RN, BSN, MHA. Kim practices in Fairfax, Loudoun, Arlington, Prince William, Alexandria, Fairfax City and Falls Church City. A graduate of Florida State University, Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University, and George Mason University, Kim holds Bachelors Degrees in Nursing and Finance, and a Masters in Health Administration.... Read More

Member Spotlight – Jessica Young

April 17, 2020 — Please welcome Jessica Young of Ferretto Eldercare Consulting. Jessica practices in Metropolitan Baltimore and the surrounding counties. Jessica has worked in the senior care industry for over 15 years, and always felt Aging Life Care is where she needed to be. She wants to assist families in their caregiving journey. Especially passionate about dementia, she... Read More

Member Spotlight – Lisa Smith

April 17, 2020 — Meet Lisa Smith. Lisa is a new member of ALCA, and she practices in Charlottesville, VA, and the counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna and Nelson. Lisa reports she began her health care career in skilled nursing facilities. She fell in love with the residents and continued to visit until they passed away. She knew she would... Read More

Member Spotlight – Fred Jung

April 17, 2020 — Please welcome Fred Jung of Blue Ridge Elder Care Advisors, LLC in Central Virginia. Fred is a new member and is a solo practitioner. He has had a career-long focus on adults and the elderly, and management of their care. He specializes in addressing systemic health care needs and issues, and is especially passionate about... Read More

Member Spotlight – Sheila Baldeo

April 15, 2020 — Meet Sheila Baldeo of djmb Senior Resources. Sheila is a new member who practices in Maryland, specifically in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, Howard County, and Anne Arundel County. Sheila tells us that after working for 16+ years with adults and seniors with special needs, she felt it was time to move forward with her... Read More

Member Spotlight – Mary Beck

April 15, 2020 — Mary Beck, LSW, C-ASWCM joined the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) in September 2014. She immediately became an active member of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter; attended their conference in September and joined the Public Relations committee. Mary holds an MSW degree from Millersville University and is a Licensed Social Worker (LSW). She holds certifications... Read More

Member Spotlight – Kiralie Konde

March 25, 2020 — Kiralie Konde, MSS, LSW, C-ASWCM is a new ALCA member who practices in Philadelphia and parts of New Jersey, specifically the counties of Philadelphia, Delaware, Chester, Bucks and Montgomery in Pennsylvania, and Camden and Gloucester in New Jersey. She is the owner and sole practitioner of Generation Crossroads, LLC. Since becoming a social worker, Kiralie... Read More

Member Spotlight – Melanie Hansen

March 25, 2020 — Meet Melanie Hansen. Melanie practices in Springfield, Virginia. She reports she has always been yearning to be a care manager. She is currently employed at Sunrise Senior Living in a sales and marketing role. Melanie is working on a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, with a goal of practicing as a GCM and a... Read More