Care Team

Debbie Gelman

Director
Debbie has spent her professional career working in the aging and healthcare field. More recently she has become the primary caregiver for her 82-year old mother.   She knows firsthand the challenges of coordinating care to maximize a senior's independence.  She is a tireless advocate for her mother's healthcare and brings that same commitment to caring for others' aging parents.  Debbie exudes a warmth and energy that is contagious to all those around her.

 

Beatrice Tan, MSW

Placement Specialist

Beatrice brings a tremendous amount of compassion to ALA.  Originally from Belgium, her empathy and social work skills are inspired by her experiences caring for her son who has special needs.  Beatrice has spent her career helping people with complex medical conditions who are living in the community and in skilled care settings.  Prior to joining ALA she worked for a hospice agency.  Beatrice is knowledgeable about resources and is a trusted navigator for individuals in need of support.