About Merrill

Merrill is a compassionate gerontologist who provides and coordinates care for the elderly. She studied Gerontology at the College of New Rochelle and has worked and interned at institutions for the elderly including Atria Assisted Living and Wartburg Adult Care Community.

 

She now works with private clients and their families to coordinate more (or different) care and to help elderly individuals age with dignity, joy and fun.

Services and Expertise

  • Create and manage a customized care team for the individual staying in their home. Or, facilitate transitions to assisted living or new home.

 

  • Considerable experience helping individuals (and their families) with Dementia and Alzheimer’s. 

  • Provide assessments and regular updates to family members and loved ones.

  • For out-of-town adult children and loved ones of the elderly client, I accompany client to doctor’s appointments, interact directly with the physician, relay important information, and assist in follow-up care. 

  • Works directly with individual - along with family members and loved ones – with compassion for all parties.

  • Encourage positive reminiscence; discuss loss when necessary. Try to achieve contentment (and even joy) for individual.

  •  Considerable experience helping individuals (and their families) with Dementia and Alzheimer’s. 

 

  • Through patience, humor and song, I develop quick connections with the elderly that generate reminiscence, joy and meaning.

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Email: merrillstone@gmail.com

Phone: 917-885-1960