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.

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Darla McEntyre | Aging Care Manager

Darla McEntyre is a seasoned healthcare professional with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with over 30 years of experience. After graduating with her RN , she began her nursing career in the hospital setting in the Intensive Care Unit and the Med/Surg department. Darla’s nursing career has allowed her to pursue home health care for the past 17 years. Over the past several years Darla has experienced the diverse needs of senior care firsthand while she has managed the needs of her immediate family including the struggles of dementia care, relocation, and the emotional strain for all involved.

 

Tapping into her expertise as a Registered Nurse, Darla partners with her clients and their families to help guide and educate them through the often-stressful medical events that can impact family and home life. She understands firsthand the social and emotional components that elder care places on the family. Darla is committed to assisting families and their loved ones in navigating the complexities of care they encounter and available resources needed.

Darla was born and raised in Gordon County and currently lives in Acworth with her husband, Stan. They have two grown children. She and her husband enjoy spending time with family and friends, traveling and are actively involved in their local church.

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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.

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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.

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