Meet the People that Make it Happen

We help adults and seniors to experience normal aging and prevent crisis. We combine our passion for client advocacy, our knowledge of community resources and our ability to provide chronic care disease management to bring peace of mind to families and their medical providers. 

LINDA SMITH

BSN, RN, CMC, CDP

FOUNDER | CEO | LIFE CARE MANAGER

LINDA has her bachelors in nursing, is a certified life care manager, certified dementia practitioner and plans to become a certified nurse life care planner and certified legal nurse consultant. 

 

Her experience with caring for adults and seniors spans more than three decades. She uses the nursing process of assessment, critical thinking, and nursing diagnoses along with specific skill sets inherent to the determination of treatment needs and respective costs, across the continuum of care.

 

She provides coordination of patient care, construction of care plans and consultative services to families and professionals to determine treatment needs and respective costs across the continuum of care. Her tireless capacity to develop creative solutions results in positive outcomes for her clients. She is knowledgeable on a wide range of medical, psychiatric, disability, geriatric conditions and community resources.   Linda strategizes with medical providers, social service agencies, case managers, estate attorneys, financial planners and other professionals in order to maximize services.  

 

After receiving her bachelor of science in nursing from Simmons College in 1985, Linda gained a broad range of experience at Massachusetts General Hospital as a post operative surgical nurse, insurance quality and utilization review nurse at Blue Cross Insurance Co., then over 10 years nursing clients with complex medical and surgical conditions back to health along with assessment, evaluation, teaching, and medication management for Medicare certified home health agencies.

 

Linda is a member of The Aging Life Care Association, The Alzheimer's Association Partnership, The Mass Guardianship Association, the Brain Injury Association of Mass. and the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) for the town of Wayland.

 

She and her team are continually learning and staying abreast of changes in the healthcare & homecare industry. They offer stimulating panel educational events for professional groups and families offering fresh perspectives regarding navigating the health care system, such as how to be an effective family advocate, how to plan for successful aging and more.

 

Raised in Weston, MA she and her husband/business partner have raised two daughters. When she isn't writing care plans, you can find her indulging in her love of country dancing, yoga and color analysis.

DEBORAH SMULIAN

CSW., BC- DMT., LMFT., CAGS., CGP

SOCIAL WORKER

Raised in En​gland, Deborah moved to Israel as a teen to become a professional dancer and then settled in Boston and became a licensed social worker. She worked as a case manager in a hospital with discharge planning and leads support groups for cancer survivors.  Her wit, charm and introspection helps h​er clients find meaning in their lives. Fluent in Hebrew.

SEIKO HORI 

MS, RN, CDP

GERIATRIC MANAGER, DEMENTIA PRACTITIONER, GERONTOLOGIST

A native of Japan, Seiko has a special interest in elders, dementia and care management especially for the Asian population. Seiko understands how to adapt to changing situations, is inspiring to her clients and utilizes her nursing and care management experience to improve a situation. Seiko and her husband raised three sons. She is fluent in Japanese. Seiko is the proud founder and owner of the new Boston Kaigo Helpers, a home care agency geared toward the Asian population. 

Seiko Hori

MS, RN, CDP

GERIATRIC MANAGER

A native of Japan, Seiko has a special interest in elders, dementia and care management especially for the Asian population. Seiko understands how to adapt to changing situations, is inspiring to her clients and utilizes her nursing and care management experience to improve a situation. Seiko and her husband raised three sons. She is fluent in Japanese. Seiko is the proud founder and owner of the new Boston Kaigo Helpers, a home care agency geared toward the Asian population. 

HEATHER S. OLUWOLE

COTA/L, ACE Certified

GERIATRIC MANAGER

Heather has a comprehensive toolset that leads to exceptional results of improved health and wellness for her clients. She states, "I am passionate about helping adults and seniors reach their potential through highly-focused, goal-driven programs and my clients have more fun as they stay engaged with the activities they love and want to do." Heather has lived in the Metro West Boston area for over twenty years. She and her husband raised two sons, now in their 20’s. She enjoys outdoor exercise, learning new hobbies with friends, volunteering in the community, gardening, reading, traveling and sampling new ethnic foods.

HEATHER S. OLUWOLE

COTA/L, ACE Certified

GERIATRIC CARE MANAGER | PERSONAL TRAINER

Heather has a comprehensive toolset that leads to exceptional results of improved health and wellness for her clients. She states, "I am passionate about helping adults and seniors reach their potential through highly-focused, goal-driven programs and my clients have more fun as they stay engaged with the activities they love and want to do." Heather has lived in the Metro West Boston area for over twenty years. She and her husband raised two sons, now in their 20’s. She enjoys outdoor exercise, learning new hobbies with friends, volunteering in the community, gardening, reading, traveling and sampling new ethnic foods.

MEREDITH GINGRICH 

OTR/L​

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST | PERSONAL TRAINER

Meredith believes that listening to the patient and having fun is critical to developing creative, high-impact results. "I'm passionate about my career; it's not just a job." As a licensed, registered occupational therapist, Meredith began her career at a skilled nursing facility, where she became a rehabilitation director at several facilities. She managed interdisciplinary rehabilitation teams and worked closely with nursing services. Meredith owned a non-medical home health care agency which provided personal care and home making services to adults with disabilities and seniors. She focuses on delivering exceptional rehabilitation therapy while she and her husband are raising an adorable daughter. 

 

MARGARITA CARDENAS

LANGUAGE SERVICES

Margarita was previously a Senior Editor at Houghton Mifflin and continues to be an international conference interpreter and a creative writer. She prides herself on providing world-class editorial expertise in English and Spanish, from translating a poem to conceptualizing and prototyping a new ancillary, to developing or editing web content or bringing complete books up to printer-ready quality. Margarita is a 2002 graduate of Harvard University in Literature and Writing. Fluent in Spanish and French.

ILANA KAPRA

CREATIVE STRATEGIST

Ilana has worked in creative industries for over ten years including film, television, theatre, and design. Through these mediums she has continued to hone a strong sense of story, theme, and composition. 

HOURS

8am - 8pm

 

7 Days a Week

Accepting clients in the greater Boston area.

CONTACT

Call us to receive your complimentary consultation

508-545-2089 

 

linda@mweldercare.com