Who We Are
Elayne Forgie has been a professional geriatric care manager for more than 20 years and was a founding Board Member of the Florida Geriatric Care Managers Association. She is the president and founder of ElderCare At Home, the Alzheimer’s Care Resource Center, Â and AlzheimersTraining.com. Read More
She is presently serving on the Advocacy Advisory Board for the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America and has been awarded their Excellence in Care Specialist designation. Currently she serves on the 2011 Executive Board of Directors for the Area Agency on Aging Palm Beach/Treasure Coast. Elayne is a member of the Case Management Society of America and American Counseling Association. She is the founder of the Alzheimer’s Care Resource Center, Inc., and The ElderCare Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation that provides 24 hours of emergency respite care in the patient’s home. Elayne has been recognized on local, state, and national levels as both a certified geriatric care manager and as president/owner of an Inc. 500 company. She has over 20 years of direct experience focusing on the needs of older adults, caregivers, and family members living with the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other cognitive impairments. She has an impeccable reputation for providing comprehensive care and services and has helped thousands of families across the United States. Elayne is active in a number of local organizations including Executive Women of the Palm Beaches; Women’s Chamber of Commerce, Alzheimer’s Alliance and is presently working with other local leaders in the establishment of Dementia Specific Standards for service delivery to patients and caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Certified Geriatric Care Manager Elayne Forgie Highlighted in AARP Video Series on Alzheimer’s Care.
Terry Forgie, Senior Vice President/CFO
Terry Forgie is the Chief Financial Officer of ElderCare at Home.Â Terry has been in the medical field for over 22 years. Prior to founding ElderCare at Home with his wife Elayne, Terry worked as the business office manager for a local nursing home and later managed a four physician practice in Delray Beach, Florida. He enjoys the outdoors, Â golf, travel, fine dining, and spending time with his wife and their 3 children.
Michelle Morris, Community Relations
Michelle is part of the Community Relations team at ElderCare at Home. In this role, Michelle coordinates and manages all aspects of referral and related relationships. This includes relationships with doctor’s offices, rehabilitation centers, community service organizations and various for-profit and not-for-profit agencies.
A big believer in continued education and research, Morris supports the Alzheimer’s Association and ElderCare at Home’s mission to keep patients at home and with their families, for as long as it is financially and physically possible.
Michelle is a qualified marketer and holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree from Palm Beach State College. Morris is no stranger to the health care field, having spent 7 years as an intern, staffing coordinator and assistant to the administrator, which taught her the importance of what ElderCare does each and every day.
Morris is a member of Phi Theta Kappa and has received several leadership awards. Her next goal is to continue her career path with ElderCare at Home and start the Masters of Business Administration program at Florida State University.
Erica began with ElderCare at Home in 2001. Her responsibilities include recruiting for experienced and dedicated caregivers for families in need. The part she enjoys most about her position is when she hears that the caregiver she recruited has improved the clients quality of life. It’s extremely rewarding to her to know that she played a part in providing the client with the best home care possible. When not working, she enjoys time with her family and friends, traveling, and movies.
DJ Starr is the head of finance, including billing and accounts receivable. He joined the ElderCare at Home team in 2004 and assists with submitting insurance claims, awarding patients and families the benefits they desperately deserve, and manages the billable hours of all ElderCare at Home Specialists. He enjoys the Pittsburgh Steelers and on any given Sunday you can find him cheering on his hometown team.
Charlene is the IT assistant. she joined the ElderCare team in March 2011. Her responsibilities include creating all the company’s graphics and marketing materials, webinars, and monthly newsletter and to assist any other departments as needed. Charlene enjoys spending time with friends, family and her three- year old, Mallory Lynn. She enjoys art, designing, music and movies. Charlene also plans to go back to school next semester to study graphic design.
Our Geriatric Care Managers – All of our Geriatric Care Managers are highly trained professionals including advanced degreed registered nurses, social workers, therapists, psychologists and gerontologists. Each Geriatric Care Manager focuses on enhancing the quality of life of the patient and caregiver and is specifically trained to work with their various wishes, lifestyles, religious beliefs and preferences. Our Geriatric Care Managers are highly respected for their ability to resolve even the most challenging of circumstances.
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