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SeniorBridge Expands Services in Mid-East Florida.

Source Finders/Care Finders Joins SeniorBridge

NEW YORK -- SeniorBridge, a provider of professional services for individuals requiring care for chronic health conditions, is expanding its business in Mid-East Florida. It has acquired Source Finders/Care Finders, a well-established geriatric care management company headquartered in Jupiter, Florida. This acquisition makes SeniorBridge one of the largest providers of home-based care in the state.

Source Finders/Care Finders' staff consists of licensed professionals who have extensive training and experience working with families who need assistance with long-term care arrangements. "The staff at Source Finders/Care Finders focuses on seniors as unique individuals, and they have comprehensive knowledge about the costs, quality, and availability of aging services in mid-east Florida. Their values and model are closely aligned with ours at SeniorBridge, making this a very valuable fit for us," said Eric Rackow, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of SeniorBridge. Source Finders/Care Finders was founded in 1996 by Janet Schwaab, RN, CMC, ACC, and Deborah Barfield, RNC, BHS, CMC, RGNGF. SeniorBridge is extremely pleased that Ms. Barfield, who has more than 20 years of experience, is staying on with the company as Professional Development Specialist and Ms. Schwaab will serve as Consulting Specialist.

The SeniorBridge integrated system of care in the home encompasses the full range of services. A multidisciplinary care team provides coordinated in-home services including, nursing, psychosocial support, personal care, companionship and enhancement of wellness to maximize client health. Clinical research has shown that this approach can lead to reduced emergency room visits, unnecessary hospital admissions and institutionalization for patients with complex chronic conditions. Families experience more peace of mind while individuals are more likely to remain at home with quality of life.

About SeniorBridge

SeniorBridge, founded in 2000 and with offices throughout the United States, is a provider of long term care at home. The company addresses the total well-being of clients and their families through a comprehensive program that includes assessment, planning, service coordination, advocacy and direct care by a multidisciplinary team led by a professional geriatric care manager. The full range of services is customized according to the level of need and preference. The SeniorBridge program is especially beneficial for patients with complex problems, including chronic medical illnesses such as Congestive Heart Failure and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases, and memory disorders such as Alzheimer's disease; patients who require close oversight and management of care.

SeniorBridge is a knowledge-based professional organization that benefits from the support of its advisory board of internationally known experts on geriatrics.

SeniorBridge has its corporate headquarters at 845 Third Avenue, New York NY 10022. It provides its services nationwide. For further information, visit www.seniorbridge.com.
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