ALLEN PARK — Senior Care Solutions, affiliated with Beaumont Health, recently announced that Therese Maggioncalda has joined its team as geriatric care manager.
A 2016 recipient of Beaumont’s Health Communities Champion Award, Maggioncalda brings more than 30 years of health care experience to Senior Care Solutions.
A graduate of Wayne State University with a master’s degree in social work, Maggioncalda began her career in 1986 as a discharge planner at Oakwood Hospital. Most recently, she worked for The Information Center, a human services agency in Taylor, providing outreach and business development.
As geriatric care manager for SCS, Maggioncalda is responsible for meeting one-on-one with seniors and family members to do comprehensive assessments. This includes seniors’ health status, functional abilities, psychological and social status, environmental and safety concerns, home management needs as well as financial and legal obligations to develop a care plan that enables them to live safely at home, with in-home assistance as needed.
“Therese is a dedicated professional who has made significant efforts to influence and improve community health,” said Marcia Filek, SCS resource manager. “Her expertise and outreach will enable us to greatly expand our services to seniors and their families in the metro Detroit area.”
Maggioncalda also serves as president-elect of the Taylor Rotary Club and board member of the Downriver Youth Performing Arts Center.
For more information, call 866-776-1869 or go to www.OakwoodSeniorSolutions.org.