Anne Markowitz Recht, LMSW, CMC

Anne Markowitz Recht, LMSW, CMC

CEO

amr@amrcaregroup.com

Anne is the founder and CEO of AMR Care Group. She has been a Care Manager since 2000. Anne is a former director of the Family and Children’s Guardianship Program and has held various administrative positions at other nonprofit organizations.

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Anne Markowitz Recht, LMSW, CMC – CEO

Anne is the founder and CEO of AMR Care Group. She has been a Care Manager since 2000. Anne is a former director of the Family and Children’s Guardianship Program and has held various administrative positions at other nonprofit organizations. Her degrees include a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Albany and a Master of Social Work from Adelphi University. Anne is a Certified Care Manager by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers. She also completed Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program in 2016.

Anne has presented about various topics relating to aging issues for The New York State Bar Association, Women in Law Committee; The National Business Institute; Nassau Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, the Association of the New York City Bar’s Health Law Committee as well as other professional groups. She has also presented for Guardian and Court Examiner training for the NY State Office of Guardianship. With a marketing background, Anne speaks on Social Media to her colleagues at ALCA (Aging Life Care Association) National and Regional meetings.

Anne is the recipient of the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation’s Outstanding Service Award for 2004, She is a member of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Long Island Chapter Board of Trustees; the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation Advisory Board and the ALCA New York Chapter Board.

“Meeting new people and listening to their stories always gives me a lift. All of our clients have compelling life stories that provide a fascinating view of this most amazing stage of life! The greatest feeling is when our clients enjoy a better quality of life after they have met us. I am proud of our staff, who provide the highest quality of service to our clients.”

Anne enjoys reading, hiking, gardening, traveling, skiing and being with family and friends and her dog.

Lori Hildebrand, LMSW

Lori Hildebrand, LMSW

Care Manager

lhildebrand@amrcaregroup.com

Lori has been with AMR Care Group since October 2016. Her 14 years’ experience with the senior population includes hospitals, home hospice, and nursing and rehabilitation centers.

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Lori Hildebrand, LMSW – Care Manager

Lori has been with AMR Care Group since October 2016. Her 14 years’ experience with the senior population includes hospitals, home hospice, and nursing and rehabilitation centers.

Lori received her Master’s in Social Work from Hunter College of the City University of New York. Through the Brookdale Center on Aging, she was a Hartford Geriatric Social Work Education Scholar. She has a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree from Queens College where she majored in Sociology.

I enjoy working with seniors and their families in navigating through the aging process. Meeting new families and helping them gives me great satisfaction.

Outside of work, Lori enjoys cooking, reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Maribeth Morgan, LMSW

Maribeth Morgan, LMSW

Care Manager

mmorgan@amrcaregroup.com

Maribeth joined AMR Care Group with more than 25 years’ experience in case management for seniors and those with mental illnesses. Her extensive experience includes medical social work, case management in a variety of health care settings, individual psychotherapy and group work.

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Maribeth Morgan, LMSW – Care Manager

Maribeth joined AMR Care Group with more than 25 years’ experience in case management for seniors and those with mental illnesses. Her extensive experience includes medical social work, case management in a variety of health care settings, individual psychotherapy and group work. Maribeth received her Bachelor’s of Science in Family & Community Services and a Masters in Social Work with Certification in Gerontology from Syracuse University. She also completed a seminar on Hoarding from the Hoarding Disorder Institute.

“I love the work I do and thrive on the intangible rewards that come with helping older adults and their families cope with aging and illnesses.”

After work, Marybeth enjoys travelling, college basketball and reading.

Julia Torres-Hernandez, LMSW

Julia Torres-Hernandez, LMSW

Care Manager

jtorres@amrcaregroup.com

Julia joined AMR Group with over 34 years’ experience in case management for seniors and disabled individuals. Her extensive experience includes medical social work, care management in home care programs and training and management experience.

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Julia Torres-Hernandez, LMSW – Care Manager

Julia joined AMR Group with over 34 years’ experience in case management for seniors and disabled individuals. Her extensive experience includes medical social work, care management in home care programs and training and management experience. Julia received her Bachelor’s in Sociology, a Master’s in Social Work from Fordham University and a Post Master’s in Gerontology from Yeshiva University.

It is a true privilege to work with seniors, people with disabilities and their families. Learning about their varied background and achievements is enlightening. It’s rewarding to work with clients to maintain their dignity and independence. This is something AMR Care Group strives to do every day for every client.

In addition to helping her clients, Julia enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, traveling, watching foreign films and going to concerts.

Jill Smith

Jill Smith

Director of Companion Services

jsmith@amrcaregroup.com

Jill is AMR Care Group’s Director of Companion Services. She is responsible for working with our Companions and matching them to our clients. Previously, Jill was AMR Care Group’s Administrative Assistant for three years.

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Jill Smith – Director of Companion Services

Jill is AMR Care Group’s Director of Companion Services. She is responsible for working with our Companions and matching them to our clients. Previously, Jill was AMR Care Group’s Administrative Assistant for three years. Her experience, knowledge of our client’s needs and ability to work in a busy environment make her an invaluable asset to our team.

“One of the biggest qualities that attracted me to work for AMR Care Group was the genuine care it has for improving quality of life for its clients. This is extremely important to me and helps me feel connected to what I am doing. AMR Care Group is dedicated to customer service and improving quality of life for their patients.”

After work, Jill enjoys reading, painting, traveling and going to the beach in the summer.

Nicole Kelly

Nicole Kelly

Human Resources Coordinator, Companion Services

nkelly@amrcaregroup.com

Nicole interviews and hires our companions. She ensures we are hiring quality staff for our clients through thorough screenings, in-depth interviews and updated documents. Her attention to detail and organization has been a great asset to the onboarding and scheduling process.

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Nicole Kelly – Human Resources Coordinator, Companion Services

Nicole interviews and hires our companions. She ensures we are hiring quality staff for our clients through thorough screenings, in-depth interviews and updated documents. Her attention to detail and organization has been a great asset to the onboarding and scheduling process. Nicole has been with AMR Care Group since March, 2017. She graduated from Suny Purchase with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

“It’s been a great learning process for me here with AMR Care Group. By working so closely with the staff, I’ve developed a lot of pride in the overall motive of the company.”

In her spare time, Nicole enjoys painting landscapes and still life, as well as exploring the outdoors and finding new trails to hike.

Lisa L. Short Hills, New Jersey

Anne and her entire staff have provided thoughtfulprofessionaland realistic help for our family dealing with elderly parent’s long distance. As new and different situations arise, Anne is there to help us all (seniors, too) navigate the unknown.