Who we are

We are the oldest, most respected, aging life care management practice in Rochester, New York. Proud members of the Aging Life Care Association and independently owned since our founding in 1988, our team of Licensed Social Workers and Registered Nurses have nationally recognized advanced credentials in geriatrics. Whether you are a local or long distance caregiver, we have the expertise to help ensure your loved one’s health and safety.

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Marsha Raines, LMSW, C-ASWCM, Founder and CEO

As one of the pioneers in Aging Life Care Management, Marsha has dedicated the past 33 years to providing comprehensive and holistic elder care planning. Recognized as a leader in the field of geriatric care, Marsha’s philosophy is that every client needs to be treated “just like she would like her own Mom or Dad to be treated, with courtesy, respect and compassion.” Marsha is a New York State Licensed Master Social Worker and holds Certifications in Care Management and Dementia Care. She is Certified as an Advanced Professional with the Aging Life Care Association. Outside of work, Marsha and her husband are co-parenting an adorable Havanese puppy and now understands why people have their children in their “younger” years!

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Denise Brown, BSN RN CRRN CMC, Nurse Care Manager

Committed to helping her clients achieve the best quality care experience, Denise is a Registered Nurse with over 29 years of experience in developing, implementing and monitoring effective home care plans for frail and/or confused clients. Denise’s nursing expertise includes geriatrics, stroke rehabilitation, cardio pulmonary and oncology. Denise is certified as an Advanced Professional with the Aging Life Care Association. Denise mentors aspiring nurses, teaching them practical nursing skills. When not advocating for her clients, Denise enjoys spending time with her multi-generational family.

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Sue Stuckless, LCSW, Social Work Care Manager

Passionate about finding the best care solutions for elders, Sue is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and is Certified as an Advanced Professional with the Aging Life Care Association. Sue has extensive professional experience working with elders and families in hospitals, mental health centers and nursing homes. She believes that compassion is the cornerstone of her work with elders. When not working, Sue can be found feasting on her husband’s home-made bread and spending time with her precious grandchildren.

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Patricia Bailey, RN, BSN, Nurse Care Manager

Patty is a Registered Nurse who has dedicated her career to helping elders with chronic and complex medical and/or memory issues. As a former Case Manager for licensed and certified home care agencies in our community, Patty is well prepared to assist elders to remain safe and well cared for in their own homes during this pandemic. Using her extensive experience as a former Director of Nursing at skilled nursing homes, Patty is a skilled and effective advocate for elders residing in care residences. Patty is certified by New York State to do PRI & Screen Assessments for nursing home placement. When not working, Patty enjoys sewing and crocheting and she loves to bake!

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