Lisa Kaufman, MSRS, CMC, CTRS, C-EOLD

Lisa is a Fellow/Certified Professional Aging Life Care™ Manager, and has worked specifically with the specialized allied health needs of the older adult since 1993. She has owned and operated SeniorCare Options since 2001, and she is an active member of the Aging Life Care Association™, and is one of only a handful of certified care managers in Georgia. In addition to her degrees and national certifications in her fields, Lisa’s credentials include a Certificate of Gerontology from Kennesaw State University, and she is a Certified Trainer and Consultant of Teepa Snow’s “Positive Approach to Care.” She is a Past-President of the ALCA™ South Eastern Chapter, a member of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association, and is the only Fellow / Certified ALCP™ in Georgia.

Lisa is a second generation professional Aging Life Care™ Manager, as her mother also had a successful practice in the Chicago area. Additionally, she understands the role of the caregiver firsthand, having been caregiver to her elderly grandmother during the end stages of her life. With her combination of practical and clinical experience, Lisa is uniquely qualified to assist families in caring for their aging loved ones.

Lisa recently became certified as an End of Life Doula to guide families and their loved ones through the final chapter for a peaceful passing.

In addition to championing for the elderly, Lisa enjoys reading, cooking, and creating visual art. She lives with her spirited cat and he keep her very entertained.

To email Lisa: lisak@seniorcareopt.com

 

Clare Salkin, RN, CMC

Clare (with SCO since 2009) is a registered nurse and certified care manager. After college and graduate school (BAs in Biology and Psychology, and MA in Biology), she held positions in a variety of research and scientific settings. Wanting to make more of a direct impact to patients themselves, she then went back to nursing school and has since held positions in assisted living, women’s health and home health with a special interest in patient education, medical advocacy and individualized care.

Clare has been an asset to SeniorCare Options since 2009. Her skills as an RN allow SCO to offer an interdisciplinary focus for our clients.

“It is a joyful responsibility to help clients and their families assess what they need and assist them to remain as independent as possible. Creative problem solving is sometimes a challenge, but helping those in need to reach their goals and live life to the fullest is truly a gift.”

To email Clare: clares@seniorcareopt.com

Susan Keenan, LPC, NCC, CMC

Susan (with SCO since 2009) is a Licensed Professional Counselor and she is Nationally Certified. She specializes in family and individual counseling, and has vast experience in case management. She has a detailed and gentle approach with the aging population, and with their families. She puts people at ease, and asks just the right questions to gain more insight, and to find the best solutions for the person and situation.

To email Susan: susank@seniorcareopt.com

Heather Scalo, RN, BSN

Heather (with SCO since May 2017) is a Registered Nurse with a background in Hospice and Long Term Care. She has worked in acute, post-acute and home care settings and has a strong background in case management and tailoring a plan to an individual and their family’s needs. Heather is a native of Atlanta, received her Bachelors in Anthropology from the University of Georgia, and her Nursing degree from Emory University.

To email Heather: heathers@seniorcareopt.com

Eve McClennen, LCSW, C-ASWCM

Eve ( With SCO since May 2019) is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a specialty Certificate of Gerontology. She has years of experience in Home Health as a Case Manager, and she has recently joined our team to expand our services. She is adjusting to the state of “Empty Nest-dom” and loves, poetry, nature, and her two cats.

To email Eve: evem@seniorcareopt.com

Rachel Goldstein, LPN

Rachel (joined SCO in August 2020) is a Licensed Practical Nurse, and most recently, an Aging Life Care Manager with Senior Care Options. Rachel graduated from Athens Technical College in 2015, worked as a certified nursing assistant throughout nursing school, and was the Wellness Director of a prestigious Assisted Living Community here in the Atlanta area. In addition to enjoying her new role as an Aging Life Care Manager, Rachel is pursuing her degree in Social Work, and enjoying more time as the mom of a one-year-old daughter, Madelyn Rae.

To email Rachel: rachelg@seniorcareopt.com