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She started her journey with DLEA in October 2004. This is her DLEA story… After many years as a psychotherapist in different settings, I took a job in a psychotherapy practice that provided therapy to residents in nursing homes and provided office practice where I worked with older individuals, their families, and adult children who…

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Amy Ullman

Amy started her journey with DLEA in February 2014. This is her story…. I have worked in health care since I completed my Masters degree in Social Work, but always in a more ‘medical’ setting. I had heard of DLEA as a wonderful resource for seniors and their families living in Montgomery County, and I…

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Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is very common among adults over the age of 65. The symptoms, motor and nonmotor, decrease the quality of life of these individuals. As stated by Stegemöller (2018), “The motor symptoms are the most well-known symptoms of PD. These include tremor, bradykinesia (slow movement), rigidity, postural instability, and gait disturbance. However, there…

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The Opioid Epidemic was proclaimed a crisis in 2017, and this year we are working hard to learn how to best approach our clients and loved ones when it comes to opioid use. Pain management is a huge issue when it comes to getting older, and the line between treating pain and addiction is very,…

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This month we see hearts everywhere, on greeting cards, in store displays, in the shape of boxes of decadent chocolates. Hearts are a reminder of what we hold most dear, whether it is our spouse, our parents or children, or our best friend. Taking care of our hearts will give us the best chance to…

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2017 was a busy year for DLEA! Through the efforts of our dedicated team of professional, highly skilled Aging Life Care managers, our caring and compassionate Debbie’s Angels and hard-working administrative office staff, we have continued to serve seniors and individuals with disabilities in the Metro DC area and their families. As we reflect on the past year, we are also looking forward to our 30th anniversary as an independently owned and operated business on November 1, 2018.

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The beginning of our 30th year as a family-owned business is off to a fantastic start! On November 1, 2017, our 29th anniversary, we joined with Kensington Park and other community partners for their Friendsgiving food drive to support Manna Food Center in Rockville. In honor of our 30th year of providing care management services,…

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On November 1, Debra Levy Eldercare Associates celebrates 29 years of serving our clients and their families in the Washington, DC Metro area. Our 25 employees continue the DLEA tradition of providing the best in caring, individualized and effective support to our clients as they face the challenges of aging or disability.

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