Our CEO Rona Bartelstone…
• has over 35 years of professional care management experience.
• owned the first care management company in the Southeastern US.
• is a founding member of two of the highest regarded Geriatric Care organizations in the US.
• is regarded as an expert by her peers.
• has been featured in many prestigious TV, radio and news articles.
• is an expert caregiver from years of personal experience.
• It was under Rona’s leadership that the first Pledge of Ethics and Practice Standards were developed for the ALCA (formerly NAPGCM).
As a pioneer in the professional geriatric care management field, our CEO, Rona Bartelstone, has developed programs, services and improved systems to help businesses and people like you provide the best care possible to OurAging society. Rona is also invested in helping people to create meaningful lifestyles and services that take advantage of the knowledge, wisdom and experience of older adults.
Rona S. Bartelstone, LCSW, BCD, CMC, C-ASWCM, is a Master Degree-prepared Social Worker, who has worked in eldercare for more than 35 years. During this time she owned and operated her own care management and homecare company, Rona Bartelstone Associates, from 1981–2008 when she merged with SeniorBridge and became their VP of Care Management.http://ouraging.com/wp-admin/admin.php?page=kad_options&tab=14
As a result of her commitment to education, Rona has assumed many roles with educational institutions, including Florida International University, the University of Florida, and NOVA University, to help generate interest and credentialing curriculum in the aging field for emerging professionals.
Rona is active in many community and professional organizations. She is a Founder and past President (1988-93) of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM), now known as ALCA, and is a Fellow of the NAPGCM Leadership Academy, now known as the ALCA Leadership Academy.
She is also a Founder and Vice President of the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM) an independent, non-profit, credentialing organization. She was a long-time board member of the Greater Miami Alzheimer’s Association Chapter, and chaired its Annual Educational Forum from 1994–1999. In addition, she is a regular presenter at national and international conferences; and has been a regular contributing author to numerous professional publications, and has published two book chapters in professional publications.
Rona has also been featured in many media articles about geriatric care management, including the “Wall Street Journal”, the “New York Times”, “Forbes”, “Money”, “Health”, “Working Woman”, “Ladies Home Journal”, the NBC Nightly News, ABC World Wide News, Your Financial Future with Jonathan Pond, Healthy Living with Dr. Joyce Brothers and the PBS presentation of “And Thou Shalt Honor.”
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