Congratulations to Life Care Manager Susan Cottington RN, BS, CCM!

Our very own Life Care Manager, Susan Cottington RN BS, has joined the ranks of some 60,000 others to have earned the coveted Certified Case Manager, CCM, credentials, awarded by the Commission for Case Managers Certification. The CCM is the most difficult and recognized certifications by the Aging Life Care Association of which Susan is … Continued

An Interview with Denise Cella RN MS Life Care Manager

We recently sat down with Holistic Aging – Options for Elder Cares’ newest Life Care Manager, Denise Cella RN MS.       Describe your background and area of expertise. I have been a RN for over thirty-five years so have a significant variety of varying nursing experience that really helps with making decisions as a … Continued

Should You Be Using Social Media To Advocate For Seniors?

    The question before you is:  Should You Be Using Social Media To Advocate For Seniors?   I just read the article: Advocating for Aging Services in a Digital World by Julie Sweetland, featured on the American Society for Aging website. She’s right.  We need to change both attitudes and perspectives, and social media both … Continued

MeetUp ~ Using Essential Oils Medicinally

MeetUp ~Using Essential Oils Medicinally ~Limited to the first 20 to register @ $10.00/person    Presentor: Bobbi Kolonay RN MS, Certified Clinical Aroma Therapist and Certified Holistic Nurse Wednesday, December 9th  7PM – 8:30PM   As a registered nurse, I received my conventional medical training at Duquesne University and post graduate at La Roche College. … Continued

The Science of Aromatherapy – for the Healthcare Professional

The Science of Aromatherapy By Barbara (Bobbi) Kolonay RN MS CCM Clinical Aromatherapist  What is Aromatherapy? Aromatherapy is the use of therapeutic oils extracted from trees, bushes, flowers and shrubs from all over the world, recognizing each oil has its own unique chemical make-up. Recently, aromatherapy tended to be viewed as an art rather than … Continued