Nov. 15, 2018 – Every year, family members travel to Denver to celebrate holidays with their elderly loved ones. Quite often, they are surprised and disturbed by what they discover at the senior’s house. Hopes for a joyful visit evaporate, replaced by feelings of confusion, fear and guilt.
About Alissa Schramm
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Entries by Alissa Schramm
November 7, 2018 — Alissa Schramm regularly exceeds the continuing education requirement mandated by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers. The academy that credentialed Alissa as a “Care Manager, Certified” requires 45 hours of additional education during every three-year renewal period.
June 1, 2018 —An estimated 350,000 Coloradans are affected by dementia. This number is almost as large as the population of the city of Aurora, or that of the cities of Boulder, Lakewood and Pueblo combined.
July 6, 2018 — Alissa Schramm, president and chief operating officer of Compass Elder Care Specialists, Inc., has been re-certified and acknowledged as a Care Manager Certified (CMC) by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers. Candidates must meet education and experience requirements before being granted permission to take an examination that tests the skills, […]
November 2017 — The U.S. Postal Service is releasing a special stamp to bolster awareness and raise money to combat Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia. Compass Elder Care Specialists will support the effort by using only Alzheimer’s stamps.
Anna Gorman, National Public Radio, August 9, 2016
March 14, 2014 — Alissa Schramm was the only geriatric care manager in the Denver area to attend clutter expert Matt Paxton’s seminar for professionals. Matt started his extreme cleaning and organizing company in Virginia in 2006 and appeared as one of the most popular experts on the hit A&E show “Hoarders.” His book, “The […]
April 18, 2013 — Alissa Schramm was pleased to accept an invitation by Right at Home Senior Care to talk about the field of geriatric care management on its radio show, Senior Talk, on KEZW Studio 1430. Alissa spoke with Greg Coopman, director of marketing, and Dale Martin, branch manager, about geriatric care management’s value […]
Alissa Schramm, president and chief operating officer of Compass Elder Care Specialists, Inc., has met the gold standard of membership from the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers, earning the distinction of “Certified Geriatric Care Manager.”
How Can Alissa Help?
As an Aging Life Care Manager, Alissa assumes an invaluable role serving as an advisor to families grappling with the best way to help dependent older adults. With more than 23 years of experience, she shines at assisting seniors with out-of-state family members who need a local professional in the Denver, Colorado area to navigate the care of their loved one.