Carolyn Legg, MS, CSA, CMC, CDP
Carolyn has been a Geriatric Care Manager for 16+ years. Before that Carolyn had been involved in her church’s nursing home ministry for years, visiting and assisting those that could no longer attend church. Navigating the maze of healthcare and life issues is a complex task for most families who have no idea where to start and what to ask. She has been an Administrator for a home health agency having been a patient advocate for helping families navigate the various senior issues. Carolyn’s knowledge and experience helps those families in decreasing stress, and many times preventing a family member from missing work or even having to quit work to care for a loved one. Carolyn is a member of Aging Life Care Association, Society of Certified Seniors Advisors, and the Dallas Gerontological Society, along with having her CDP (Certified Dementia Practitioner.) She has also been a speaker for the Area Agency on Aging for “Matter of Balance”, “Self Management of Chronic Diseases”, and Self Management in Diabetes”. Carolyn has also been a speaker for the Alzheimer’s Association with Changing Gears, a support group for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease, along with giving presentations to the public and memory care communities. Carolyn focuses on educating the community, having available numerous power points for the community. She has facilitated a Caregivers Support Group. Being a member of Aging Life Care Association, she has served as Secretary-Treasurer with the South Central Chapter. Currently, serves on the Board of Arkansas Gerontological Society that provides information and education about services and policies that help people age with dignity, and engage and support tomorrow’s leaders in gerontology-related fields.
Larry Legg, CFO, DMM
Larry received an accounting degree in 1978 and in 1997 received his CPA. He has been CFO for three companies, being multi-state businesses, one being the CFO for over 40 years. As CFO, he was entrusted with banking and financial transactions. In 2003 he became CFO, along with serving as Administrator for a home health agency. Larry not only has great knowledge and experience in finances, banking, and money management, he has knowledge in senior care and the complex issues seniors face. Larry has been a great advocate for seniors and has a heart of ministry in helping families. He has assisted many families in preparing budgets and working with their finances. He can easily organize and set up a system for someone or assist in monthly responsibilities. Larry is a member of the American Association of Daily Money Managers (AADMM). Larry and Carolyn make a good team as we are capable of projecting how long a person's finances may last and giving that person and/or family 2-3 options from staying at home or moving to a community. Understanding the medical diagnosis, resources available, and financial can be a great help for families in making the a decision for their family.