A.J. McDonald, Executive Director of Artis Senior Living of Reading, an all memory care Assisted Living Residence. A.J. is a Certified Dementia Practitioner and Dementia Care Therapist. A physical therapist by trade, she has over 20 years experience in the senior care industry and is passionate about Alzheimer’s advocacy and public policy.
Carla Nazzaro, MBA, Director of Peoplefit At Home. Carla has 18 years of experience in the Senior/exercise arena. Peoplefit At Home is a family-owned business of physical therapists who exercise with clients in the comfort of their homes. Our clients consist of those contending with disabilities, as well as seniors who want to remain healthy and strong and live independently at home.
Rich Wallner, CFP, CLU, is a holistic Certified Financial Planner and Advisor with 12 years experience, specializing in the needs of Seniors and their families. He offers a variety of financial solutions such as financial plans, personal pension plans and long term care solutions.
Carolyn Shea, LSW, CCM, Director of Senior Support Solutions. Carolyn has over 25 years of experience working directly with seniors and their families. She is a licensed Social Worker and a Certified Care Manager. She is the owner of a small geriatric care management company, Senior Support Solutions
Chris Littlefield, MBA, Owner of BrightStar Boston North. Chris has over 20 years of operations management experience. BrightStar Boston North opened in Danvers in 2010 and in Woburn in 2011. The agency has over 100 aides and nurses on staff, and has served hundreds of families and staffed dozens of communities from Waltham to Rockport.
Jim Feldman, Provider Relations Coordinator, Care Dimensions. Jim has many years of experience working in the Senior Living industry including over ten years with Care Dimensions, a national leader in palliative and end-of-life care, providing skilled, compassionate care for people with advanced and life-limiting illnesses plus support for their families and caregivers.
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Jeremy Zizmor is the founder of Assurance Family Partners, a company whose mission is to assist and empower individuals and families who need help managing their personal day-to-day finances. He is responsible for running all facets of the business.
As a Daily Money Manager with over two decades of experience and leadership in accounting, Jeremy is background checked, insured, bonded and a member in good standing with the American Association of Daily Money Managers (AADMM).
Debbie Aminzadeh, Vice President, SRES, Realtor with J Barrett Realty. Debbie has over 10 years of experience helping seniors and/or their families sell their home and downsize or transition to a new home. She also has access to a referral network to assist with moves in the United States or internationally.
Catherine A. Galenius, MSW, LICSW. Catherine has over 25 years of experience working with older adults in the North Shore. She provides consultation and in-home psychotherapy service in her private practice and as part of our team.
Nancy Patsios, SMM-C is the owner of Sort It Out, LLC and is a Professional Organizer and Senior Move Manager®. Nancy has worked for over ten years with individuals and families of all ages, and with the senior population. She received certification as a Senior Move Manager®, SMM-C, from the National Association of Senior and Specialty Move Managers (NASMM) and attained A+ accreditation for Sort It Out, NASMM’s highest credentialing status for member businesses.
Christina Vidoli, Esq. Christina has extensive experience helping families and individuals with legal issues ranging from estate planning, long-term care planning, asset protection, wealth preservation and transfer, tax minimization, Medicaid ("MassHealth") planning, probate matters including guardianship and conservatorship, and special needs planning. A much sought-after expert, Attorney Vidoli is the author of several articles on a variety of topics and has presented nearly a hundred seminars to audiences of potential clients as well as his contemporaries in the legal field.
Jamie Martin, MBA, LSW is a Clinical Liaison with CareOne. Jamie has more than 10 years of experience helping seniors and/or their families with skilled nursing facility placement. CareOne is a family-owned and operated healthcare organization with more than forty-five years of service – this includes post-hospital care, rehabilitation, long-term care, and a variety of clinical specialty programs.