As Geriatric Care Coordinator in CarePatrol’s Call, Qualify, and Connect Center, Jennifer Gilchrist is responsible for Geriatric client intakes. Each day she has many phone conversations with seniors and their families, assessing their medical and social needs as well as their financial flexibility. Jennifer then contacts the appropriate CarePatrol local office and provides an introduction and smooth transfer so as to ensure clients are provided with the local support and senior care appropriate for their situation.
Before joining CarePatrol, Jennifer spent many years in direct client care positions as both a certified nursing assistant specializing in dementia care and as a program instructor teaching life skills to children and adults with special needs. She also enjoys volunteering and was a Volunteer Ombudsman in her home state of Wisconsin as well as a Caregiver Advocate in the state of Arizona.
Jennifer holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.