Senior Care Advisors

Unsure about where to begin or what type of care your aging loved one needs? Connect with our team of experts for: personal support and guidance, provider options matched to your needs and peace of mind.
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Our senior care advisors are experts in senior care - they'll personally guide you and provide options for care based on your needs.
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Our senior care advisors listen to your concerns, assess your situation, and tailor services to fit your family's particular needs.
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Many families find the cost of care an additional burden and source of stress. Whenever possible, we negotiate rates in order to provide you and your family members preferred pricing which may amount to significant savings.
Meet Some of Our Senior Care Team
Jody Gastfriend
Jody Gastfriend, LICSW
Senior Care Expert & Licensed Social Worker
Jody Gastfriend, VP of Care Management at Care.com, is a licensed social worker with over 25 years of experience in the field of eldercare.

Jody's broad range of leadership positions include: Director of the Department of Social Services and Case Management at a community hospital, Clinical Supervisor within the Social Service Department of Massachusetts General Hospital, Chief Operating Officer of a 200-nurse Medicare-certified home health care agency, and Director of Adult Care Services within a company serving over 130,000 employees, where she established a successful corporate eldercare division.

Jody has provided expert consultation to individuals, health care organizations, professional societies and corporations in the field of eldercare. She has lectured widely on topics related to aging, eldercare and work/family balance to audiences that include family caregivers, HR administrators, health care professionals and policymakers. She has written numerous articles on caregiving and aging, including a 5-part series published in USA Weekend.

In addition, Jody shares the personal journey of her clients, having helped manage the care of her own parent with dementia for over a decade.

Jody received her BA from Tufts University, Magna Cum Laude and her Masters Degree in Social Work from Simmons College School of Social Work.

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Mary Stehle
Mary Stehle, LICSW
Senior Care Expert & Licensed Social Worker
Throughout her life, Mary has been passionate about supporting families across the lifespan and from a variety of cultures. After watching her mother struggle
with care for her grandparents, Mary suddenly found herself faced with the same challenges when her own parents fell ill.

Drawing upon her personal experience and passion, Mary continues to provide expert guidance to families and seniors on a local and national level. Her areas of expertise range from providing social work services in an adult day health program to helping adults successfully adapt to changes in their living situations. Mary has worked within a large urban human services agency, counseled families at a Massachusetts General Hospital community health center and was a hospice volunteer. At Care.com, Mary provides senior care support to members and expertly guides them through the struggles and rewards of caregiving.

Mary is a licensed social worker and currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Lafayette College and her Master of Social Work from Simmons College School of Social Work.

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Jill Martinelli
Jill Martinelli, LICSW
Senior Care Expert & Licensed Social Worker
Ever since witnessing her grandmother struggle with dementia, Jill has always wanted to help others in the senior care field. In college, she volunteered at a
nursing home and after graduation started working with adults with mental and physical disabilities. Jill has also worked as an in-home counselor in and around the Boston area, assisting families with a wide variety of familial issues.

Extremely passionate about working with both families and individuals, Jill guides and assists families with determining and locating the right care for their loved ones at Care.com

Jill is a licensed independent clinical social worker. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from Gordon College and obtained her Master of Social Work from Simmons College School of Social Work.

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Lorraine Duffy Merkl
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Lorraine Duffy Merkl is the voice behind Mommy-in-the-Middle and author of the novel, Fat Chick. Follow a fellow member of the sandwich generation as she recounts entertaining tales of dividing her time between aging parents and growing children.
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