Meet our Founder
Jeanie Christian | Aging Care Manager
As the Owner & Executive Director of Aging Care Management LLC, Jeanie has the passion to advocate for older adults and their families as they navigate the challenges of aging. Her interest in working with the aging adult population sparked at a young age while growing up on Lookout Mountain and helping care for her great grandmother and great aunt. This was the beginning of her devotion to working with older adults and their families.
With her Bachelor's of Arts degree in Sociology from Covenant College, Jeanie has worked for over 20 years in the field of aging as a Social Services Director in skilled nursing facilities, a Senior Care Counselor in independent and assisted living, a Senior Advisor in a senior placement company and has worked for an elder law firm.
Jeanie’s experience spans from medical transcription and managing medical records to years of supporting families of those living with Alzheimer’s and dementia by leading a support group. These experiences have equipped her with the in-depth knowledge it takes to effectively piece together the many complex parts of a personalized plan of care that improves the health and wellbeing of her clients. Jeanie lives in Dalton with her husband, Matt, Associate Pastor at Christ Church Presbyterian, Riley who attends Young Harris College, and Karen who attends Dalton High School.
Sharmell Norman | Aging Care Manager
Sharmell Norman has a lifelong passion for senior care. She began her career working in skilled nursing facilities offering direct patient care and advanced to working as a nursing technicianin the ICU and ER in a hospital.
After graduating with her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration in Healthcare Management she worked as an administrator over a team of 20 hospice workers ensuring that their patients had excellent care and quality of life. Her favorite promotion was that of volunteer coordinator in hospice where she successfully created and directed an internship and volunteer program in the middle of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Using her experience as a community liaison in the field of hospice with specialized knowledge of end of life care, Sharmell partners with her clients and their families to help support and educate them through an often emotionally challenging time. She assists them to make informed decisions in order to bring a sense of peace. With her passion for advocacy, Sharmell is committed to assisting clients with the important balance between quality and quantity of life.
Sharmell grew up in the villages of Trinidad and Tobago. Moving to the US at the age of 13 allowed her to pursue her dream of working with the aging population and she has recently graduated with her MBA in Healthcare Management from Shorter University.
She and her husband, Timothy, enjoy the great outdoors. Learning about new cultures and experiencing new foods is a true passion of theirs.
Laura & Scott Sangster| Aging Care Manager
Laura has advocated for older adults and their families for over 20 years. She graduated with her Bachelor of Social Work from Albany State University. She started as a social worker in a nursing home and 8 years later advanced to become a nursing home administrator.
For several years she worked as a director of assisted living and personal care homes in Georgia and Tennessee. While working as a hospice social worker she was able to coach families through end-of-life decisions.
Tapping into her experience in long-term care facilities Laura guides families through the complexities of care choices in the senior industry. Her experience has equipped her with the first-hand knowledge it takes to bring a sense of calm and clarity as they navigate the stressful events that can come with declining health.
She and her husband, Scott, often work as a team to serve our clients. They have been happily married for 30 years and live in Dalton. They have an adult son who is working and pursuing his real estate license. They enjoy going to the beach and spending time together as a family.
Rachel Parris | Aging Care Manager
Rachel Parris has a heart and passion to care for seniors and their families. It started back in 2005 when she entered the funeral and cemetery industry and it has flourished from there. Since then she has spent time in sales and marketing leadership helping families navigate the complex situations they face as their loved ones begin to age. She brings a strong background in skilled nursing, assisted living, memory care, palliative care, hospice, and independent living. Through these avenues, she has developed a unique set of skills and knowledge in the industry and has built relationships that offer every resource needed to serve and meet family’s needs, no matter what situation they are facing.
Rachel was born and raised in Littleton, Colorado; but has called Cleveland, Tennessee home since 1997. Rachel and her husband, Nick have 4 grown children between them and 18 nieces and nephews that they love to spoil. They love spending time with their family and taking road trips out in the country or to the mountains to explore God’s beautiful creation.
Bailey Currie Aging Care Manager
Bailey Currie has always had a passion for serving the aging population, starting at a young age. Her interest sparked with spending her time with her grandparents and volunteering throughout school. Growing up, she spent time being a caregiver to family and friends, where she learned the importance of patients having an advocate for their care and needs.
With her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, and Masters of Science degree in Gerontology, Bailey has gained the knowledge and experience of the various aspects that contribute to the aging experience. Bailey has worked as a CNA at skilled nursing facilities and has also managed a Memory Care Unit in an assisted living facility. Her experience spans from direct patient care, managing the needs of families, and working alongside an interdisciplinary team to ensure the patient's needs are met.
Bailey was born and raised in the North Georgia area and continues to serve the population. Bailey and her husband, Cole, enjoy traveling and spending time with their families.