SeniorBridge Staff Member Appointed Chair of Alzheimer's Community Care Dementia Committee
(WEST PALM BEACH, FL) May 15, 2008
- Maureen Baeringer, RN, Director of Professional Relations for SeniorBridge in West Palm Beach, was recently appointed chair of the Alzheimer’s Community Care, Inc. Dementia Committee. SeniorBridge is a specialized organization that serves seniors and their families by managing complex, chronic care in the home and other settings. The company has five Florida locations including, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Naples and West Palm Beach.
Ms. Baeringer, a registered nurse, has been with SeniorBridge for more than two years and has over 32 years experience in health care in a variety of settings and varying components, including marketing, public relations and sales. She is a graduate of King's County Hospital Center School of Nursing in Brooklyn, New York and resides in Boynton Beach.
The mission of Alzheimer's Community Care, Inc. is to promote and provide specilized, compassionate, quality care to patients with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders and to help support their caregivers. The goals of the dementia committee are to create and identify specific standards of care and to educate policy makers of the necessity of these standards for service delivery to patients and caregivers affected by Alzheimer's disease or related disorders.
“We’re so pleased that Maureen has been named to this important volunteer position”, said Gregg A. Billeter, RN, CCM Executive Director. “Her background and experience makes her a terrific asset for Alzheimer’s Community Care, as she is for SeniorBridge.”
SeniorBridge, founded in 2000 and with offices throughout the United States, is a provider of care at home for clients who have complex chronic health conditions. The company’s unique Integrated Practice Model addresses the total well-being of clients and their families through a comprehensive program that includes assessment, planning, service coordination, advocacy and direct care by a multidisciplinary team led by a professional geriatric care manager.
The full range of services is personalized according to the level of need and preference. The SeniorBridge program is especially beneficial for patients with complex problems, including chronic, multiple medical illnesses and memory disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease; patients who require close oversight and management of care.
SeniorBridge is a knowledge-based professional organization that benefits from the support of its advisory board of internationally-known experts on geriatric issues.
SeniorBridge has its corporate headquarters at 845 Third Avenue, New York NY 10022. It provides its services from 16 locations in nine states. For further information visit www.seniorbridge.com