Meet Our Comfort Keepers Senior Caregivers in Cumberland, MD
Our team of senior caregivers is uniquely qualified and ready to help
Comfort Keepers of Cumberland, MD understands that you cannot just let anyone into your loved ones home to care for them, This is why we make sure that all of our senior caregivers are not only certified, but professional and well trained. We conduct a thorough screening and interviewing process to identify the best candidates, and only those who pass this process go on to complete training to deliver our special brand of home care.
To ensure our services are up to date, and our team members are well rounded, all are required to complete our continued education program. This program includes a wide variety of classes from which they can gain new knowledge, skills, and certifications, To ensure the protection of our staff and our clients, our staff members are bonded, insured and covered by workers' compensation insurance.
If you would like to learn more about our senior caregivers, contact us online or call us anytime. We have a team available 24/7 to handle all inquiries.
Give us a call at (240) 242-5966 to learn more!
Nick's extensive experience in business development and management brought him to a leadership position at Comfort Keepers in the Cumberland area and its surrounding communities. He brings diverse interests in strategic planning and operational growth to his business.
Director of Operations
Brandi has worn many hats during her time with us, rising from the External Care Coordinator, to Lead External Care Coordinator, and all the way to Director of Operations! However, she does more than just oversee day to day operations. She provides resources, solutions, and peace of mind to our caregivers and the families we serve.
Brandi chooses Comfort Keepers because she believes our philosophy and mission are the best in the industry and wanted to bring our compassionate and empathetic care to more seniors. Prior to working for CK, she started her career in home care in 2008, and has since been able to thoroughly enjoy working in every aspect of the industry.
In her spare time, Brandi likes to relax with her family outside at the beach or the park. She also has volunteered at the SPCA, various churches, rehabilitation centers and currently volunteers her time for several non-profit boards in Hampton Roads including: M.E. Cox Adult Day Center, Norfolk Task Force on Aging, Norfolk Mayor’s Commission on Aging (appointed member), PrimePlus Adult Day Centers, Virginia Beach Task Force on Aging and Hampton Roads Coalition on Aging.
Words of wisdom from Brandi:
“How you make others feel says a lot about who you are. Leave them with a smile, a hug and a kind thought.” – Winnie the Pooh
Director of Human Resources
Jenna is responsible for directing and overseeing all HR functions for the office. Graduating University of Buffalo with a BS in Health and Human Services, she swiftly began her career in the field. First starting as a Move in Coordinator and then business office manager for a senior living community, she now finds a home at Comfort Keepers! When not in the office, Jenna enjoys spending time with her new, growing family that includes a loving husband and a delightful daughter. She also enjoys traveling, working out, and playing sports.
Words of wisdom from Jenna:
“Do the right thing even when no one else is looking!”
External Care Coordinator
Lisa is responsible for improving, promoting, and managing new and old referrals, in addition to performing intakes, conducting client assessments, and creating client care plans. Initially sent over by a temp agency, Lisa feels that it was destiny she came to find Comfort Keepers. The services, philosophy, and caregivers “melted her heart” in an instant! In addition to caring for our clients and staff, Lisa continues to act as a project manager for a real estate development group. Prior to that, she was a commercial and residential restoration specialist.
Words of wisdom from Lisa:
Stop and enjoy each moment!
Look deep into someone’s soul!
And Listen with your heart!
Here you will find the wisdom along with the joy that you can bring to your client’s lives.
That’s what makes you a Comfort Keeper.
Internal Care Coordinator
Tonya’s role is to match clients with the perfect caregiver, schedule out their plan of care, and to ensure complete satisfaction between our team and the families we serve. After supporting her own family, she became inspired to help others as part of her career and started in our office as a caregiver. Her experience in the field, and positivity on the phone lines makes her a hot commodity!
When she isn’t working for Comfort Keepers, she’s continuing our mission of helping others by keeping their homes clean and enjoyable to dwell in. She also spends quality time with her son.
Words of wisdom from Tonya:
“Always treat others like you would like to be treated.”
Kimberly is here to ensure our team is always made of the best and at their best, being responsible for both hiring and coordination of care. She is also a wizard of organization, keeping an accurate catalog of our records and reports. Before working for our agency, she made her first connection with Comfort Keepers as a care coordinator at a local hospital. With confidence in our services, she was excited to be part of our team.
No stranger to helping seniors, Kimberly’s first experience began while caring for her grandmother when she was 14. She also volunteered at a local nursing home while in high school. When not helping our seniors and our staff, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. She also has a love for painting, cooking, trivia, music, comedy, and sporting events. But most of all, she also has a passion for making people laugh and smile.
Words of wisdom from Kimberly:
"The smallest deed is better than the greatest intention"- John Burroughs
Marketing & Lead Caregiver
Patrick has a duel role in leading our team and sharing our mission of helping others. Along with building, and maintaining a solid team, you may even see him in your own home to ensure your care is of the highest quality or as much needed support when a gap in scheduling is found. Patrick enjoys the one-on-one care that can be provided to families, and the joy he gains from hearing their stories can only be matched by the joy he brings them.
Before working for Comfort Keepers, Patrick earned his license as a CNA in the state of Maryland. His interest in caring for others rooted from supporting his grandmother after learning how he could make a difference in someone’s life with a compassionate shoulder and an ear that really listens. When not helping local families, Patrick enjoys spending time with his family as well as writing poetry and music.
Words of wisdom from Patrick:
” Live each day as if it were your last. Tomorrow isn’t promised and today’s a gift.”
Michele’s role is to face each day’s new challenges when it comes to scheduling care visits for our clients. Her journey with Comfort Keepers began when she was supporting her grandmothers in nursing facilities. There, she learned about in home caregivers and how people can support seniors and help them foster their independence.
When she isn’t assisting our clients and caregivers, Michele enjoys spending time with her loved ones as much as possible. She is currently learning a lot about home renovation work, a result of her pursuit to always provide those she cares for a home they can grow and remain in.
Words of wisdom from Michele:
“Remember to often reflect on the simple things we take for granted every day.”
Joan is our on-call weekend warrior, responsible for properly matching caregivers to clients and scheduling their visits. Prior to pursuing a career at Comfort Keepers, she earned a BA in Business Administration and Finance from Howard University in 1993 and enjoyed a highly distinguished career within the finance industry. Later, she earned her Master of Science and Human Resource Management from the University of Maryland in 2005.
Joan joined the Comfort Keepers team to further support her passion for helping others, as well as her desire to better understand and explore the needs of seniors. When she isn’t in the office, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her parents, family, and friends.
Words of wisdom from Joan:
“The happiest of people don’t have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything”