Concierge Health Care Managers

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

Co-Founder and Co-President

Sheila has worked in the field of geriatric care management for over 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 of 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

Co-Founder and Co-President

Dana has worked in the field of geriatric care management for over 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, 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 of Social Work from The State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Certifications:

  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW): New York and Connecticut
  • 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

Senior Care Manager

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 housing insecurity 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

Andrea Restivo, LMSWAndrea Restivo, LMSW, C-ASWCM

Care Manager

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 Master of Social Work degree from 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

Malka ZellerMalka Zeller, LMSW

Care Manager

Malka Zeller has worked in the healthcare field since 2015, providing services to older adults in multiple care settings.  Malka’s expertise lies in the fields of both cognitive and behavioral health, including assessments and treatment planning, with customized care plans to improve healthcare outcomes. She is an integral part of the Concierge Health care management team.

Her career has included the VA Medical Center on a multi-disciplinary team, helping retired Veterans obtain both housing and case management services. Malka previously worked for The Met Council in their Holocaust Survivor program, to help facilitate social support for survivors and assist with financial needs due to chronic illness.  Additional experience included Self Help Community Services in a NORC (Naturally Occurring Retirement Community), where she provided specialized case management services to seniors, including providing healthcare and benefits information.  This position also required collaboration with clients and their families, regarding long term care needs, specifically with home healthcare services and assisted living.

Malka received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Yeshiva University and her Master of Social Work degree from Hunter College.

Certifications:

  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW): New York

Julia Hollander Campbell

Julia 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.