Jennifer is a Registered Nurse for over 29 years with accreditation as a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP) through the International Commission on Health Care Certification and Certified Care Manager (CMC) through the National Academy of Certified Care Managers. She is a long term care planning specialist and has testified in the court of law on numerous occasions for the current and future care needs of those with complex chronic health needs or those who have suffered catastrophic injury. Jennifer is an experienced speaker & presenter.
She offers private and group experiences focusing on the method for considering all the important steps when designing a long term care plan, utilizing her published guidebook
"7 Steps to Long Term Care Planning." Jennifer has presented locally, statewide and nationally at conferences including Aging in America in New Orleans, Louisiana; the Aging Life Care Association in Scottsdale, Arizona & Orlando, Florida; Certified Senior Advisor national conference in Portland, Oregon; National Nurses in Business annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada; and the American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners in Memphis, Tennesee.
She is a Certified Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Care Trainer (CADDCT) & Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners NCCDP. A comprehensive training for caregivers, professionals, community partners & interested parties. One full day or two half-day or custom scheduling available. 7 hours of content. This is the required training to become a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) through the NCCDP.
In 2021, Jennifer and her colleague Shanna Huber, published The Life Care Management Handbook, a textbook for professionals to learn how to start & grow their own care management practice. Together, they provide valuable courses & trainings, along with "ready-to-go" products to assist other health care professionals working in this growing field of practice. Jennifer & Shanna have multiple published multiple articles in leading academic & scholarly journals including the Journal of Life Care Planning & Care Management. They have presented nationally at professional conferences across the United States. In 2022, Shanna & Jennifer launched an online curriculum with 24/7 access to classes and courses for the professional interested in care management and consulting. The Life Care Management Institute offers support & education to professionals working or aspiring to work in the field of aging & healthcare management. Learn more at www.LCMexpert.com.
Jennifer is mother to three young adult children and enjoys spending time outdoors, travelling, exercising, and hanging out with family, including her dogs.
7 Steps Guidebook!