SENIOR BRIDGE PRESENTS
“YOU HAVE ME CONFUSED WITH AN OLD PERSON: TOPICS AND TIPS FOR HEALTHY AGING IN YOUR ISLAND HOME
Join Linda Cramer, President of the Florida Geriatric Care Managers Association and National Association of Care Managers Fellow, for a lively presentation and discussion about how to maintain the active lifestyle you love. Learn about physical, social, and emotional changes associated with increased age, how to manage them, and the resources available to live where you want to live for as long as you desire.
Linda Cramer will be presenting on Thursday, February 2nd from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Mackle Park, 1361 Andalusia Terrace. Reservations are suggested please call 239-389-8008. This special presentation is free and open to the public.
BIOGRAPHY of Linda Cramer, MHA, CMC, Director of Client Services
Linda Cramer has worked in the healthcare field for more than 30 years. She began her career as a hospital social worker in Portland, Oregon and later became the Associate Director of Social Work at Emanuel Hospital in Portland. Linda developed innovative hospital and community programs to assist older adults and served on many boards in Portland that focused on aging.
In 1995, Linda moved to Naples, Florida where she joined a national care management corporation as a care manager. She later became the regional manager serving Southwest Florida. In 1998 Linda and her business partner, Jill Summerscales, co-founded Parent Care, a successful geriatric care management company in Naples. In 2009 Parent Care merged with Senior Bridge a national care management and home care company. It is currently the largest care management company in South Florida.
Linda has a Masters degree in Hospital and Public Administration, a Graduate Certificate in Applied Gerontology, and Advanced Professional Status as a Fellow from the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers. She is the current President of the Florida Geriatric Care Managers Association and is a Certified Care Manager. In 2010 Linda was recognized by her peers as Care Manager of the year in the Florida district. She is a skillful speaker and has presented educational seminars about aging issues for families as well as professionals in the fields of aging, finance, law, and law enforcement.