One Senior Place Director is a Certified Care Manager
(VIERA, FL) August 17, 2020 – Social Worker and Director of Viera-based One Senior Place, Barbara Fradkin has earned certification from the Aging Life Care Association, America’s professional care management association. Hereafter known as a Certified Care Manager (CCM), Mrs. Fradkin is now designated an Aging Life Care Professional™. Also known as a geriatric care manager, an Aging Life Care Professional™ is a health and human services specialist who acts as a guide and advocate for families who are caring for older relatives or disabled adults. The Aging Life Care Professional™ is educated in any of several fields related to aging life care, including gerontology, nursing, social work, psychology or occupational therapy. For more information, call One Senior Place, The Experts in Aging at (321) 751-6771 or contact them through their website at OneSeniorPlace.com.
One Senior Place Founder and CEO, Don Kramer explains what the certification means for the individual seeking care management for a loved one.
“In order to earn this designation, Care Managers have their knowledge and skills scrutinized through truly rigorous testing,” said Kramer. “Certification conveys mastery and is a mark of excellence. In addition to annual education requirements and a strict code of ethics for the Care Managers, certification also gives consumers a way to differentiate between providers, so they can find the most skilled practitioners in the field.”
Professional Care Managers advocate on behalf of patients/clients through a professional and collaborative process that assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors and evaluates the options and services to meet an individual’s health needs. Care Managers provide support for client and family to improve patient care and reduce the need for medical services by helping clients effectively manage health conditions.
For information on care management, call 321-751-6771. One Senior Place is a marketplace for resources and provider of information, advice, care and on-site services for seniors and their families. To learn more about One Senior Place, The Experts in Aging visit OneSeniorPlace.com.
PHOTO (attached) – Director of One Senior Place, Barbara Fradkin is now a Certified Care Manager and has earned the designation of Aging Life Care Professional™. One Senior Place provides advice, care and on-site services for seniors and their families. For more information, call 321-751-6771. Photo by buzz biz pr.
About Barbara Fradkin — Social work is Barbara’s passion, particularly helping seniors with their life’s journey. Originally from Waukesha, Wisconsin, Barbara joined the One Senior Place team in Brevard in 2014 to continue her life’s work. She was named Director in 2019 and earned the Aging Life Care Professional™ designation in 2020. Barbara provides free in-person and telephone consultations to aging seniors and their family members and helps them navigate and evaluate complex choices. She is always appreciative when senior clients report that her referral to a Brevard business or service turned out to be “just right.” Barbara brings more than 35 years of experience in the healthcare field to One Senior Place, including a background in skilled nursing. She graduated from Carroll University in Wisconsin with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and has a Certificate in Mental Health with Older Adults from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She and husband Steve have been married for over four decades, with two grown children and three grandchildren. In her free time, Barbara enjoys being with family, gardening, cooking and just relaxing in the Florida sunshine.
About One Senior Place– Now in its 14th year, One Senior Place, The Experts in Aging, is a marketplace of resources and provider of information, advice, care and on-site services for seniors and their family caregivers in Central and East Central Florida. Completely unique, One Senior Place at 8085 Spyglass Hill Road in Viera is a one-stop information hub and mini-mall “revolutionizing the way America shops for elder care and services.” One Senior Place is home to a wide variety of senior-focused businesses, a resource library and is the site of educational seminars and presentations for seniors. In 2008, One Senior Place was named Florida’s Small Business of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. In Brevard, they were honored as Business of the Year by the Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce. A second location, One Senior Place Orlando, opened in Altamonte Springs in December of 2011. More information about One Senior Place and One Senior Place Orlando can be found on the company website at OneSeniorPlace.com or by calling 321-751-6771. View their video at https://youtu.be/RxFCCL0wnRY.