Rona Bartelstone discusses Long Term Care Insurance on Nightly Business Report on PBS
(NEW YORK, NY) February 9, 2009
Rona S. Bartelstone, LCSW, MSW, CMC
Senior Vice President of Care Management
Rona Bartelstone is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Care Manager Certified, and a Diplomate in Clinical Social Work. A Cum Laude graduate of the University of New York at Buffalo, Rona earned her Masters in Social Work at Indiana University. She has taught the psychology of aging, healthy aging and other courses on coping with aging parents for adult education of the Dade County School Board, Miami Dade Community College, and Broward Community College.
Active in many community and professional organizations, Rona is a founder and past President of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (GCM). She currently is a founder and Vice President of the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM), an independent, non-profit, credentialing organization. Rona was a Board member of the Greater Miami Alzheimer’s Association Chapter and Chaired the Annual Educational Forum from 1994 to 2000. In addition, she is past Vice President and Treasurer of the Florida Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Rona is a member of the National Council on the Aging and a delegate to the National Institute on Community Long Term Care (NICLIC), the Gerontological Society of American and the American Society on Aging for which she’ll be co-chaired the International Care/Case Management Conference in 2001.
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 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 medical illnesses such as congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and memory disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, and for those 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. Its corporate headquarters is located at 845 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022. For further information, visit www.seniorbridge.com.