Ms. Zelitt joined Proeger & Associates, Inc. in 2004. She received her Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of South Florida in 1996 and her Bachelor of Social Work in 1991. She achieved the Advanced Professional level in the Aging Life Care AssociationTM (formerly National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers) and has been a member since 2004. She received her certification in care management through the National Academy of Certified Care Managers in 2007.
Ms. Zelitt is an Alzheimer’s Association Support Group Facilitator, facilitating a monthly support group for caregivers at the Sheridan at Lakewood Ranch.
Since 2004, Ms. Zelitt has been involved with committees in the aging network. She has headed the hospitality committee for the Manatee County Aging Network since 2004. In 2006 she was a committee member for the Senior Friendship Center’s annual Fall Festival. She has also participated regularly in the local annual Alzheimer’s Walks.
She assisted with the Florida Geriatric Care Managers Association (now Aging Life Care Association) conference committee for the 2008 annual conference in Sarasota, securing sponsor & vendor participation, which is a major source of revenue for our Chapter. She is a regular presenter for the Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Education Series. Additionally, she volunteers for several committees at the Johns Hopkins All Childrens Hospital.
Her prior work experience includes Mental Health Therapist at the Family Counseling Center in Sarasota, Florida, case manager at Manatee Glens, and case manager for the Easter Seals Adult Day Health Care Center.