Staff Milestone Anniversaries

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30 Year Milestone

Susy Elder Murphy

Since 1993

Susy Murphy

Owner, Care Manager

Susy is a Certified Care Manager, accredited by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers.

20 Year Milestone

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Since 2003

Kim Picca

Director of Nursing

Kim earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree with High Honors from the University of Maryland worked as a medical-surgical nurse at a local hospital.

15 Year Milestone

Carole Watson

Since 2005

Carole Watson

Office Manager

Carole Watson, Office Manager, has over 25 years professional experience as an office administrator in charge of technology, human resources, facilities management, finance and administration.

10 Year Milestone

Ruby Zavala

Since 2011

Ruby Zavala

Office Coordinator

Ruby Zavala, Office Coordinator, started working with Aging Well Eldercare (formerly Debra Levy Eldercare Associates) in 2010 when she was a junior in high school and has now joined our staff as our office coordinator.

Teresa Boring, MSW, LCSW-C, LICSW

Since 2013

Teresa Boring

Director of Care Management

She began working with aging adults while an undergraduate and was accepted into the Internships in Aging Project during graduate school.

8 Year Milestone

Bree Baldwin, MS

Since 2014

Bree Baldwin

WellSenior Director

Bree has experience in dementia care, creating and administering social day groups for seniors with memory loss, environmental gerontology (aging-in-place), and caregiver support groups.

Amy Ullman, MSW, LCSW-C

Since 2014

Amy Ullman

Care Manager

Amy Ullman, MSW, LCSW-C, received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Temple University in 1996 and has practiced social work for nearly twenty years.

5 Year Milestone

Scott Brown, MA

Since 2017

Scott Brown

Debbie’s Angel

Scott Brown, MA, completed his Master’s degree in anthropology at George Washington University, Washington, D.C., with a focus on human evolution and museum studies.

Michael DeSarno, RN, BSN

Since 2017

Mike DeSarno

Care Manager

Michael DeSarno, RN, BSN, earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Scranton. His experience is primarily in geriatric care, including long-term care and sub-acute rehab.

Claire Grabowski, BS

Since 2017

Claire Grabowski

Debbie’s Angel

Claire Grabowski, BS, grew up on Long Island and earned a BS in Education at the Franciscan University of Steubenville (OH). She has worked as a teacher, a math tutor, an administrative assistant, a nanny, and a companion for older adults.


Since 2017

Amy Kandel

Care Manager

Amy Kandel, MSW, LMSW, earned her BS from the University of Maryland, College Park. After helping take care of aging parents, Amy received her Master’s Degree in Social Work, with a specialization in Aging from the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

Darcy Newell, BA, MS

Since 2017

Darcy Newell

Debbie’s Angel Director

Darcy Newell, BA, MS, is from the Midwest. She received her Master’s Degree in clinical psychology from Fort Hays State University, located in Hays, Kansas. Darcy has lived in the D.C. area for over 12 years, with the exception of a two year stint in Cambodia.

Jenni Coopersmith, BS

Since 2018

Jenni Coopersmith

Debbie’s Angel

Jenni Coopersmith, BS, received her education from Burlington College in Vermont where she double majored in education and psychology. She traveled extensively while working with an international resort company which fostered her interest in cultural anthropology and the experiences of others.

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Since 2018

Andy Robbins

Debbie's Angel

Andy Robbins, BA, is a native New Yorker who came to Washington DC to attend American University. Andy graduated with a double major in education and business. He taught for two years in the local Montgomery County Public School system.

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Since 2018

Susan Lily

Care Manager

Susan Lilly, LMSW, C-ASWCM, received her Master’s in Social Work from Smith College School for Social Work. She obtained a Post Master’s Certificate in Aging from Hunter College – Brookdale Center on Aging.