Aging Care Manager in CT
Kate Thaisz is a certified geriatric care manager in West Hartford, CT. Kate’s passion for working with the elderly began when she helped care for her grandfather, who had Alzheimer’s. Her family’s experience made Kate decide to focus her education and career on helping others through the difficult situations that often arise when caring for a loved one.
Through her 15+ year career, Kate Thaisz has gained expertise by working in various positions. Indeed, she has worked as a Geriatric Care Manager, Support Group Facilitator, Benefit Application Assistant, and Director of Performance Improvement within various organizations. Kate has been employed by Alzheimer’s Association; she also worked for an elder law firm, a continuum of care community, and a social service agency in Connecticut. Because of these experiences, Kate Thaisz has the knowledge to navigate the many available state and federal benefit programs. In addition, Kate is an expert in home and safety assessment and modification.
Further on, Kate holds a Master’s degree in Human Development and Gerontology from the University of Saint Joseph, and is a Certified Care Manager (CMC) with the National Academy of Certified Care Managers.
Practice Areas: Advocacy, Assessment, Crisis Intervention, Care Management, Consultation, Counseling, Education, Entitlements, Guidance for Adults with Disabilities, Guardianship/Conservatorship, Home Care, Information/Referral, Placement.
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