Gwen Massey of Senior Care Finder and Janice Simien of Emeritus at Sandy Springs Place

Aug 25, 2011

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Gwen Massey was born and raised in Tyler, Texas. After completing her BSN at the University of Texas at Tyler, Gwen worked as nurse across many different disciplines. After experiencing the benefits of home health and hospice care firsthand with her grandmother, Gwen became a hospice nurse.  After a number of years in hospice nursing, Gwen felt the tug of entrepreneurship, wanting to provide a unique service, filling a need she observed in the senior community.  The result was the genesis of Senior Care Finder and Consultants two years ago. Recognizing that finding the proper services can be a challenge for seniors and their families, Gwen stepped in to fill this need.

With over 30 years of experience as an RN, Gwen assists seniors and their families identify their needs, helping them find the proper care and services to fit those needs. Gwen can be reached by phone at 214-546-1935 or by email at You can also visit their website at


Born, raised and educated in south central Louisiana, Janice Simien has spent a good bit of her career helping seniors as they transition from their own homes to independent and assisted living communities.  She started this work as the result of a friend that invited her to investigate a career helping seniors.  Today Jan is the Community Relations Director for Emeritus at Sandy Springs Place, a memory care community in Sandy Springs.  Emeritus at Sandy Springs Place is a 52 room community with four wings that provide care for residents in each of the three stages of dementia.  Jan tells us that she loves her job because she recognizes that families are delegating a very important role when they trust Emeritus with the care of their loved one.

To arrange a tour of the Emeritus campus, please call Jan at 770-650-8800.  The community is located at 1262 Hightower Trail in Sandy Springs.  You can also check them out on the web here.

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