Eugeria Radio! hosts Hope Memory Care Center, and Jan McFarlane, Reverse Mortgage Specialist

Jul 21, 2011

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Jan McFarlane is originally from Little Rock, Arkansas and moved to Dallas after college to pursue a career in court reporting. She soon decided that she wanted to pursue a different path and entered in to the insurance industry.  This move quickly led her to real estate which then turned her on to the path of mortgages. Jan now has over 26 years of combined experience between real estate and mortgages, and specializes in reverse mortgages as a Reverse Mortgage Specialist.

The best part of Jan’s job Is helping her clients take charge of their financial situation by unlocking a wealth of resources. As a senior herself, Jan enjoys interacting with her clients on a daily basis. She says that “They’ve taught me that it’s never too late to continue to enjoy life.”

When she’s not working, Jan keeps herself busy with many hobbies including her Boston Terriers, gardening and needle point. Jan can be reached by calling 214-258-3111 or 877-528-3111.


Originally from New Jersey, Donna Sharp has spent more than 20 years in the nursing field.   For the past seven years, she has focused on geriatrics, and has worked in a number of assisted living facilities.  She loves working with seniors, and gets real joy out of mining their wealth of knowledge and wisdom.  Donna was joined this morning my a returning (for the fourth time!) guest, Sarah Biehl.  Sarah also is drawn to seniors, and couldn’t imagine working in any other field.

In the last year, Donna became aware of Hope Assisted Living and Memory Care.  This unique community is nearing completion near the Gwinnett County Airport, just over the Lawrenceville line in Dacula.  This community, being built by George and Earl Schoepf, is committed to helping individuals with some type of dementia age in place.  The community will have four “Villages”, each focused on providing specific living arrangements for each progressive stage of dementia.  Donna is the Executive Director of the community, and Sarah is the Therapeutic Activities Director.  Both Donna and Sarah are very excited about the community, and can’t wait for the completion of construction and subsequent approval to take on residents by the State of Georgia – details on Grand Opening to follow.  To find out more, contact them at (404) 769-2166, check out their website at, or email them at either, or

Special thanks to the Atlanta Office of Griswold Special Care, A Tradition in Home Care Excellence since 1982, for hosting today’s show!