Sheila has worked in the field of geriatric care management for almost 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 program, additionally managing the clinicians and bridging care managers to a large network of industry professionals. She oversaw and ensured excellence in delivery of quality clinical care for the company. She also 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 2006 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 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.
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW): New York, Connecticut and New Jersey
- Care Management Certified, the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM)
- Social Work Field Instructor Certified, Seminar in Field Instruction (SIFI)
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.
- 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