New York Aging Care Manager Sheila Kolt
Sheila Kolt is an aging care manager and has worked in the field of geriatric care management for almost 20 years. Morevoer, she has specializations in dementia, behavioral health, stroke, spinal cord injuries, oncology, Parkinson’s Disease, and multiple sclerosis.
Prior to co-founding Concierge Health, Sheila worked as Director of Care and Relationship Management at Alliance Homecare. There, she was responsible for managing the clinicians and bridging care managers to a large network of industry professionals. Sheila oversaw and ensured excellence in delivery of quality care for the company.
Furthermore, Ms. Kolt worked as Director of Resident Services at Brookdale Senior Living, in which she managed care for almost 200 residents. In addition, other employment experience includes Senior Geriatric Care Manager at SeniorBridge, and social worker/discharge planner at a private psychiatric hospital. Finally, Sheila also built and managed all aspects of her part-time private practice in psychotherapy.
Sheila has been a member of the Aging Life Care Professional Association since 2006 and serves as Treasurer on the Board of the New York chapter. She is a member of both the Case Management Society of America and The ORION Resource Group, organizations dedicated to ensuring that older adults thrive in the community. Sheila graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Columbia University with a Master’s in Social Work.
She has full professional proficiency in Spanish and elementary proficiency in Portuguese.
Practice Areas: Advocacy, Assessment, Crisis Intervention, Care Management, Counseling, Entitlements, Guidance for Adults with Disabilities, Home Care, Insurance, Information/Referral, Placement, Psychotherapy.
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