• Adam Samuel, ATP, CAPS

    Independent Business Owner at Avenue Medical Construction

    Avenue Medical Construction, Dover, Delaware Area

    Independent business owner for 20+ years. Avenue Medical Construction was started in 2006. The business focuses on accessibility construction . ATP certified by RESNA in 2003, CAPS certified by NAHB in 2015, Avenue Medical Construction has experienced explosive growth. The focus of the construction company is to adapt or modify existing environments allowing persons with mobility challenges to function in their homes independently.

    1277 South Governors Ave.
    Dover, DE 19904

    Phone: (302) 674-0907
    Fax: (302) 674-1421
  • Anne Eidschun

    Griswold Home Care

    Caregivers Who Assist With Non-Medical Activities in the Comfort of Your Home

    Anne Eidschun, Certified Senior Advisor,  is the Director/Owner of Griswold Home Care in New Castle County. The company has been serving seniors in New Castle County for 30 years. Services are of high quality and affordable and shifts can be anywhere from 4 hours to live in assistance. Carefully screened caregivers can help with homemaking, companionship and personal care. Scheduling is very flexible.  A home visit is a free consultation and there is absolutely no obligation to utilize the services.

    Anne has over 25 years of experience working with seniors.

    Phone: (302) 456-9904
  • Brian Funk, Esquire

    Real Estate Law

    Including, Sales, Estate Planning & Probate

    Patrick is the Marketing Manager for Bayada Home Healthcare supporting clients in independent senior communities and assisted living.  He holds over 15 years of sales and marketing experience and exemplifies the Bayada Way of providing compassion, excellence, and, reliability.  For many years Patrick worked in the New Home Sales and Marketing industry starting out as a sales assistant and quickly advancing to a Regional Sales Director in the mid-Atlantic region.  When looking for new opportunities he realized he had to serve a purpose in his career just as he did in building the American dream for many families and he found the senior housing industry to be a perfect fit.  Having vast knowledge of sales and operations along with the ability to work diligently for the seniors benefit he sees joy in what he does every day.  Patrick currently serves on the state task for to educate more employers about Caregiving for Dementia and has been active on multiple committees for the Alzheimer’s Association including their annual Walk To End Alzheimer’s.  He resides in Brandywine Hundred with his wife and son.

    Phone: 302-368-6233
  • Dennis Drake, CBC CFC

    S.M.A.R.T. Tax Free Retirement

    Ed Slott Master Elite IRA Advisor, Certified Social Security Planner

    Dennis Drake, entered financial services in 1989 and has earned multiple professional designations: Chartered Benefit Consultant (CBC) and Certified Financial Consultant (CFC).

    He is also a member of the Ed Slott organization as a Master Elite IRA Advisor. He also holds the new designation of Certified in Social Security Claiming Strategies (CSSCS). He is married with one daughter and is an avid softball player and golfer.

    He is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and serves on the board as the Political Action Committee Chairperson. He is on the board of directors for the NAIFA Delaware Charitable Foundation.

    Dennis is also a member of the BBB, the National Association of Fixed Annuities (NAFA) the National Ethics Association and finally the International Financial Leadership Association. He recently won “Best of Wilmington 2015” in the category of Retirement Planning / Investments.

    Phone: (302) 633-4100
  • Diane Durban

    President, Brandywine Senior Transitions

    Downsizing & Moving Assistance, Readying Homes For Sale, Disposition of Estate Property

    Decluttering, Relocation Assistance, Estate Disposition

    Brandywine Senior Transitions helps seniors and their families take the hassle out of major life changes involving leaving longtime homes either temporarily or permanently.  We assist with downsizing, moving (including unpacking), and/or readying their homes for sale.  We also help people explore new home options, take care of vacant homes, arrange for Aging in Place home modifications, and disposition excess property whether resulting from downsizing or an estate.

    Diane has 35+ years of experience in all phases of project management – as well as being an experienced facilitator, change manager, and compassionate daughter.

    Phone: (302) 234-1999
  • Kathy Scott

    Director Shipley Manor

    Helping Seniors Transition to Independent and Assisted Living

    Kathy Scott is the Director of Sales and Marketing for Shipley Manor.  She has been serving seniors for nearly 37 years, 33 of those at  Shipley Manor.  Kathy has her degree in Therapeutic Recreation.  Shipley Manor is a full service rental retirement community with independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing and rehabilitation.  Kathy advocates for seniors searching for retirement living. 

    Kathy is also a strong advocate in the community serving as Board President of Seller’s Senior Center, 25 year volunteer for the Alzheimer’s Association, Delaware Health Care Association, and long time board member of North Graylyn Crest Civic Association.

    Phone: (302) 477-8813
  • Kathy Eddins & Linda Hanna

    REALTOR® Patterson- Schwartz Real Estate

    Committed to Helping Seniors Sell Their Homes

    Kathy Eddins & Linda Hanna, REALTORS®  Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate- With over 25 years of combined Real Estate Experience, Kathy & Linda of the Eddins & Hanna Real Estate Team, strive to help Seniors make the transition from one style of living to the next.  Weather it be downsizing or moving to some form of "Senior Living", they work hard to make the move as smooth as possible.  Their expertise centers on the home preparation as well as compassion for the individual's preparation for the change.  From meeting with the Seller to developing an action plan that meets the right time line to marketing and selling the home, they work as a team with their clients so that the individual can safely and happily move on with their lives.
     
    Phone: (302) 547-5836
  • Michael Profit, MBA

    Financial Services Professional

    (302) 325-0700

    Knowledge is the key to a successful financial future. My background, experience and commitment to providing you with the resources you need to make financial decisions, can help make your financial future as successful as you need it to be. I pride myself in getting to know each client so that I can understand their individual needs and what matters most to them. This helps me recommend products and strategies designed to meet their current needs, and more importantly, their future needs.

    I provide an analysis of your current financial situation and help you:

    • Identify financial goals and concerns
    • Illustrate what is being done to reach your goals and deal with concerns
    • Identify gaps, if present, and offer solutions to fill them.
    Phone: (302) 325-0700
    Cell: (302) 528-3864
    Fax: (302) 325-3659
     
     
  • Patrick Gray

    Marketing Manager Bayada Home Health Care

    Patrick is the Marketing Manager for Bayada Home Healthcare supporting clients in independent senior communities and assisted living.  He holds over 15 years of sales and marketing experience and exemplifies the Bayada Way of providing compassion, excellence, and, reliability.  For many years Patrick worked in the New Home Sales and Marketing industry starting out as a sales assistant and quickly advancing to a Regional Sales Director in the mid-Atlantic region.  When looking for new opportunities he realized he had to serve a purpose in his career just as he did in building the American dream for many families and he found the senior housing industry to be a perfect fit. 

    Having vast knowledge of sales and operations along with the ability to work diligently for the seniors benefit he sees joy in what he does every day.  Patrick currently serves on the state task for to educate more employers about Caregiving for Dementia and has been active on multiple committees for the Alzheimer’s Association including their annual Walk To End Alzheimer’s.  He resides in Brandywine Hundred with his wife and son.

    Phone: (302) 824-0378
  • Peter Desmond Hopkins, CPA, MS

    Cover & Rossiter

    Finding Accounting Solutions for Seniors

    Peter is a Manager in the Tax Department of Cover & Rossiter.  Since joining the firm in 2015, his focus has been assisting clients with tax and accounting related expertise for their estates, trusts and individual income tax matters. He has established a reputation for his excellent analytical skills, broad technical knowledge and commitment to optimizing his clients’ tax situation. Peter supports seniors with tax planning using trusts and other strategies to assist them in accomplishing their goals.

    Peter is the primary lead author of the 2016 edition of the Delaware Corporate Income Tax Navigator, a comprehensive resource published by Bloomberg/Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) that is used by lawyers and accountants for research. BNA has also consulted Peter on other matters and quoted him in their articles. Prior to moving to Delaware in 2015, Peter practiced public accounting for over 20 years in New York City. During that time, he served on both the Interstate Taxation Committee and the International Taxation Committee of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. Peter authored taxation articles for The CPA Journal and served as an instructor for Foundation for Accounting Education seminars.

    Peter earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Public Accountancy from Baruch College in 1988. He completed his Master of Science in Taxation in 1995, at Baruch College as well. Peter has been licensed as a CPA in New York since 1991, and also holds a permit to practice in Delaware. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

    As a youth, Peter achieved the rank of Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America. He has served as an adult volunteer Scout leader for many years and in many roles including seven years as Scoutmaster of a troop in Manhattan’s Chinatown.

    Phone: (302) 691-2221
  • Sharon Dickol

    Geriatric Care Manager, AgeWise Solutions

    Individualized Services For Older Adults and Family Caregivers

    AgeWise Solutions specializes in the care management needs of older adults, people with disabilities, and those who care for them. Experienced and trained professionals in nursing, social work, and care management work together to ensure that the medical, social, and emotional needs of the individual are met. Services are customized and include assessment, care planning, advocacy, monitoring, and guidance through the complex network of services. 

    Sharon Dickol, AgeWise Solutions' owner and Geriatric Care Manager has more than 20 years of experience in aging services, program and policy development, and services administration at the local and state level. Sharon completed her undergraduate work at the College of New Jersey and earned her GCM certificate at the University of Florida in Gainesville. 

    Sharon is an Advanced Professional member of the Aging Life Care Association, an organization that is nationally recognized for professional standards and ethics in care management for older adults. Additionally, she is certified by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM), the recognized credentialing organization which assures individual competence to perform the full range of care management tasks.

    Phone: (302) 858-6449
  • William Erhart

    Estate & Elder Law Service

    Centered Around Family Values, Vision & Planning For the Future

    Bill Erhart practices estate planning, asset protection and elder law at Estate & Elder Law Services. He served in the Marine Corps, and graduated from the University of Delaware, the Reformed Episcopal Seminary and received his law degree from the Rutgers in 1982. He was a law clerk in Delaware Superior Court and a prosecutor for the Delaware Department of Justice for five years in consumer fraud and major litigation. He has been in private practice since 1988. 

    He was named top Elder Law Attorney by his peers for the past four years in Delaware Today magazine. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ and Superb “10” by AVVO. 

    He is a member of WealthCounsel, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, ElderCounsel, the American Bar Association (Probate & Estates Section), the Delaware State Bar Association (Trusts & Estates Section) and was Chair of the Elder Law section of the Delaware State Bar Association for three years. He has practiced law for thirty-four years and has taught numerous seminars to lawyers, financial professionals and consumers.

    Red Clay Center at Little Falls
    2961 Centerville Road, Suite 350
    Wilmington, DE 19808
     
    Phone: (302) 651-0113