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 35 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 is a Certified Dementia Practitioner. She holds a Certification in Care Management and is an Advanced Professional with the Aging Life Care Association. Outside of work, Marsha enjoys playing bridge and walking with our Assistant Care Manager, Ruach the Puppy!

 

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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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Jodi Limner, RN, Nurse Care Manager

Jodi has a B.S. in Nursing and a M.S. in Nursing Education from Roberts Wesleyan College. Her professional experience includes eight years as an RN Staff Nurse at Strong Memorial Hospital on a critical care unit with a focus on cardiopulmonary care. In addition to her expertise in cardiac issues, Jodi worked as a Registered Nurse Case Manager for Lifetime Care Home Health Care and Hospice for nine years. She has extensive professional experience helping elders with multiple chronic health care issues remain safely and comfortably in their home. As an Assistant Professor of Nursing at SUNY Genesee Community College, Jodi shares her passion for nursing and geriatric care with nursing students. In her spare time, Jodi is a “Soccer Mom” and enjoys hiking, skiing, and kayaking with her family. She is also a huge Disney fan!

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Tracey Brown, RN, Certified PRI & Screen Nurse

With over 33 years of geriatric nursing experience in Home Care, Long Term Care Nursing and Medical/Surgical Nursing, Tracey is very well qualified in assessing older adults. Tracey is Certified by New York State to complete the Patient Review Instrument and Screen. (This is an assessment tool commonly referred to as the PRI.) Tracey will come to your loved one’s home, whether that be their private home or care residence, and provide you with a professional, accurate and timely PRI.  You can often find Tracey listening to music! When not working or traveling, Tracey loves to spend time with her precious grandchildren!

 

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Ruach The Puppy, Assistant Care Manager

Ruach the Puppy is a very valuable member of our team! Passionate about visiting elders, Ruach’s soft fur and loving spirit brings joy to everyone! We can always depend on Ruach for paper shredding. Although only ten pounds, Ruach is also a fierce guard dog and is quick to alert Marsha to any squirrel that dares to invade our sidewalk. When not working as an Assistant Care Manager, Ruach keeps busy taking walks, chewing on liver treats, and taking naps.

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