Senior Care Choices
Meet the Aging Life Care Professionals™
Chris Austin is a Social Worker by background, and has worked in various geriatric arenas most of her professional career. She is a Certified Social Work Case Manager through the National Association of Social Workers, and is an Advanced Aging Life Care Professional™ through the Aging Life Care Association (www.aginglifecare.org). Chris resides in Lee County.
Dawn Moore RN,CMC has lived in Lee County most of her life. She has worked as a Geriatric Care Manager through LMHS Senior Care Choices Program for the past 25 years. Dawn serves as the Unit Leader for Aging Life Care Association™ SWFL unit, Advisory Council chair for the Alvin Dubin Alzheimer’s Resource Center, and is an active member of Southwest Florida Coalition for Optimal Behavioral Health and Aging. She also serves on the planning committee for the SWFL Conference on Aging. Dawn has three wonderful children and two beautiful granddaughters with another grandchild on the way.
Jeannie Coleman grew up in Ohio and moved to Florida in 1992 following graduation from Ohio University with a Bachelor’s of Art in Psychology. She later completed her geriatric graduate work at the University of Florida. Jeannie is an Advanced Professional member of ALCA™ (Aging Life Care Association) and is a Certified Care Manager through credentialing with NACCM (National Association of Certified Care Managers). When she is not working with her families and seniors, she enjoys the Florida weather and hobbies that come with it.
Cindy Auskamp R.N., B.S.N., C.M.C
With over 30 years of experience in nursing, Cindy is certain that this is her calling. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the College of Mount St. Joseph, in Cincinnati Ohio. In 2017, she will be receiving her Master’s Degree in Science. Cindy has practiced nursing in a variety of settings over the years, to include ICU, Neurosurgery, Cardiology, Occupational, Employee Health, as well as Home Health. As a Certified Geriatric Care Manager for the past 5 years, Cindy considers it both an honor and a privilege to work with clients as they age. Assisting clients and their families in making difficult decisions and graceful transitions is her primary goal
Comments from our clients:
This program helped me at home where I want to be."
Very capable and pleasant!"
Truly a dedicated, wonderful human
being. Peek under her jacket and see if she has sprouted
-An out of town daughter
Helped us with our mother for approximately three years prior to her death. As we reflect on mom's life and all that has happened, we find ourselves focusing on the care and attention she received the last few years and we owe this caring to team."
Has been caring for my aunt for a number of years. From the inception of her care, until the present date, she has gone far beyond what is expected of her."