FL Aging Care Manager Vicki Alkire
Vicki Alkire is a professional geriatric care manager located in Sarasota, Florida. She is the President and owner of Viable Alternatives, Inc., a care management company that also offers guardianship services. Their services extend throughout Sarasota and Manatee Counties.
Vicki graduated from Alderson-Broaddus College in West Virginia with a degree in psychology and sociology, with an emphasis in social work. After moving to Sarasota in 1983, Vicki was the Director of Patient Services at South Bay Hospital in Sun City Center, Florida. There, she was responsible for several functions including discharge planning, the patient advocate program, quality improvement, and risk management. Furthermore, Vicki is a certified professional in health care quality and has licensure as health care risk manager. In 1999, Vicki obtained certification as a Registered Master Guardian by the National Guardianship Foundation. Ms. Alkire is one of only 25 individuals nationwide to hold this advanced designation. An advocate of education, Vicki is also a Certified Care Manager in long-term care management. In addition, she currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Guardianship Association. Her emphasis is on advanced planning for personal and healthcare issues, thereby preventing unnecessary stress for both the senior client and the family.
Practice Areas: Advocacy, Assessment, Crisis Intervention, Care Management, Guardianship/Conservatorship, Information/Referral, Placement.
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