Concierge Health Care Managers

Sheila Kolt, LCSW, CMCSheila Kolt, LCSW, CMC Linked In icon

Sheila has worked in the field of geriatric care management for 20 years with specializations in dementia, behavioral health, stroke, spinal cord injuries, oncology, Parkinson’s Disease and multiple sclerosis.

Prior to co-founding Concierge Health, Sheila worked as Director of Care and Relationship Management at Alliance Homecare. She originated and ran the care management department by managing the clinicians and bridging them to a large network of industry professionals. She oversaw and ensured excellence in delivery of quality clinical care. She worked as Director of Resident Services at Brookdale Senior Living, in which she managed care for almost 200 residents. Other employment experience includes Senior Geriatric Care Manager at SeniorBridge and social worker/discharge planner at a private psychiatric hospital, Holliswood Hospital. Additionally, Sheila built and managed all aspects of her part-time psychotherapy private practice.

Sheila has been a member of the Aging Life Care Professional Association since 2008 and served as Treasurer and currently serves as Vice President on the Board of the New York Chapter. She also serves on the Board as Executive Director of the New York Chapter Case Management Society of America. Sheila is a member of The ORION Resource Group, an organization dedicated to ensuring that older adults thrive in the community.

Sheila is the 2021 Aging Life Care Association Excellence award recipient for her dedication to the Association and profession through outreach, promotion and service.

Sheila graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Columbia University with a Master’s in Social Work.

Sheila is bilingual in Spanish.

Certifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW): New York, Connecticut and New Jersey
  • Care Management Certified (CMC), the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM)
  • Social Work Field Instructor Certified, Seminar in Field Instruction (SIFI)

Dana Reisch, LMSW, CMCDana Reisch, LMSW, CMC Linked In icon

Dana has worked in the field of geriatric care management for over 15 years with specializations in dementia, behavioral health, stroke, spinal cord injuries, oncology, Parkinson’s Disease and multiple sclerosis.

Prior to co-founding Concierge Health, Dana originated and ran the Care Management program for Caring People Incorporated. She was responsible for the oversight of patient, family and guardian care management services throughout the five boroughs of New York City and Nassau County, NY. She was also a member of a New York University Medical Center affiliated psychiatry practice, where she conducted psychotherapy, specializing in geriatric patients. Additionally, she has served as an Adjunct Professor at Hunter College’s Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging. Previous employment experience also includes Village Care of New York’s Rehabilitation and Nursing Center (VCRN) and New York-Presbyterian Medical Center’s inpatient geriatric psychiatry program.

Dana is The Director of Education, Outreach and Community Relations for the Aging Life Care Professional Association’s New York Chapter. Additionally, she serves on the organization’s national committee for Corporate Partnerships and Community Outreach. She is a member of both the Case Management Society of America and The ORION Resource Group, organizations dedicated to ensuring that older adults thrive in the community.

Dana received her Master’s of Social Work from The State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Certifications:

  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW): New York and Connecticut
  • New York State Office of the Professions, State Education Department
  • Care Management Certified (CMC), the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM)
  • Social Work Field Instructor Certified, Seminar in Field Instruction (SIFI), Fordham University

Deirdre Buckman, LCSWDeirdre Buckman, LCSW

Deirdre has worked as a Social Worker in New York City since 2012, providing direct services to older adults in both clinical and community-based settings.  Deirdre previously worked for The Carter Burden Network’s Community Elder Mistreatment and Abuse Prevention Program (CEMAPP), where she provided extensive social support and facilitated legal advocacy on behalf of vulnerable, elder residents of Upper Manhattan who were experiencing elder abuse crises.  Deirdre also provided focused clinical support to adults with severe, chronic mental health diagnoses as a member of the Woodhull Hospital ACT (Assertive Community Treatment) Team in North Brooklyn.  While working with ACT, she collaborated with a multi-disciplinary clinical team to develop treatment plans that reflected client preferences, an often overlooked aspect of care that informs successful health outcomes.  Deirdre has also worked for the Bronx VAMC (Veterans Affairs Medical Center), providing case management and social support to Veterans experiencing homelessness through the HUD VASH (Housing and Urban Development / Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing) program.

Deirdre received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Social Work degrees from Fordham College at Lincoln Center.

Certifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW):  New York

Alexandra Jurenko, LCSW Alexandra Jurenko, LCSW

Alex has worked in the field of mental health, health care, and aging, for over 20 years. Her specializations have focused on the needs of individuals living with dementia, behavioral health concerns, End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), rheumatic autoimmune conditions, and chronic illness and pain. Alex joined the Concierge Health Team as a part-time geriatric care manager in October 2020.

In addition to working for Concierge Health, Alex is the Manager of Special Constituent Services at DOROT, Inc. She is responsible for the oversight of programming that provides meal delivery, information & referral, and case assistance to older adults in Manhattan. Prior to this, Alex was the Manager of the VOICES 60+ Senior Advocacy Program at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), and provided counseling and case management services to enhance medical care and improve the quality of life of older adults who were diagnosed with rheumatic autoimmune conditions. Alex’s prior employment experience also includes Director of the Caregiver Resource Program, and Covello Innovative Senior Program at the Carter Burden Network (CBN); and Nephrology Social Worker at River Renal Services, Inc., Bellevue Hospital. Alex has held positions on the board of the East Side Council on the Aging (ESCOTA) a not-for-profit organization of interdisciplinary professionals who work together to ensure that older adults thrive within their communities.

Alex received her Master’s of Social Work degree from the Rockefeller School of Social Welfare, State University at Albany.

Certifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW): New York
  • Post Master’s Program in Palliative and End of Life Care, New York University (NYU)
  • Social Work Field Instructor Certified, Seminar in Field Instruction (SIFI), Hunter College School of Social Work

Andrea Restivo, LMSWAndrea Restivo, LMSW, C-ASWCM

Andrea is a licensed seasoned clinician with expertise in psychosocial evaluations and therapeutic interventions. She works in both inpatient acute care and private sector settings.

Andrea completed her graduate degree at Case Western Reserve University with a summa cum laude distinction and having interned at The Cleveland Clinic.

She started her career at Lenox Hill Hospital and then VNS Health where she is on staff at NYU Langone Medical Center. She was previously the Associate Director of Intake at Alliance Homecare in New York City.

Andrea is experienced in behavioral health, dementia, neurology, hospice, oncology, and pediatrics.

In her spare time, she lectures, writes, and is a member of various non-profit and volunteer organizations.

Certifications:

  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW): New York & Connecticut
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Bryn Mawr College
  • Certified Advanced Social Work Case Manager
  • Certified Dementia Practitioner

Julia Hollander CampbellJulia Hollander Campbell

Director of Marketing & Business Development

Julia has worked in the field of elder care and aging for nearly 15 years with a strong network and reputation among health, financial, and legal professionals.  She has a track record of results-driving, effective leadership and a compassionate understanding of the trials and tribulations families navigating elder care face.

Prior to joining Concierge Health, Julia’s deep healthcare, business and financial experience includes serving as Vice President of Professional Relationships & Business Development with Alliance Homecare, Director of Professional Relations with SeniorBridge, and over 25 years as an owner of Corporate Security Resources, Inc., an investigative and security firm serving high net worth individuals and businesses.  Previous to that, Julia enjoyed a career in financial services with BNY Mellon’s Private Banking Group, Irving Trust Company and KPMG.

Julia’s experience with chronic disease, caregiving and aging also includes over two decades as a member and mentor of Alzheimer’s caregiver and grief support groups.  She is an active member of the Orion Resource Group, an organization dedicated to ensuring that older adults thrive in society, currently serves as a chapter lead for the Modern Elder Academy Metro NY Alumni Group and has participated in community service roles as a Governance Board Director of the Financial Women’s Association of New York.

Julia has been certified as a Fraud Examiner, attended Vassar College and is a graduate of Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT.