Meet Our Office Team Providing In Home Senior Care Pittsburgh Residents Count On

Our team is uniquely qualified and ready to help with in home senior care Pittsburgh seniors need

If you are looking for a reliable and well trained individual to help your loved one receive care at home, look no further than our care agency. We offer loving in home senior care Pittsburgh seniors rely on to stay safe, comfortable and independent in their own homes. Not only are our caregivers an important part of our team, so too are the behind the scenes office team.

Our expert staff pay careful attention to your loved one’s needs and deliver prompt and specialized assistance that is head and shoulders above other care agencies. As part of our Interactive Caregiving philosophy, our care agents work to engage the seniors we serve in order to make sure they receive the in home senior care Pittsburgh residents have come to expect. Your loved one’s care aide will help your loved one engage in everyday activities, conversation, exercise and more to ensure companionship, fun and mental stimulation. In order to provide that level of care our behind the scenes team must work to develop excellent screening and matching capabilities.

All of our care experts are carefully trained, vetted and screened to ensure quality care with peace of mind. Care aides are bonded and insured through our agency and work with our office staff on a continual basis to ensure quality in home senior care Pittsburgh seniors expect. Many of our clients have come to rely on our agency workers as friends, confidants and family.

Get to know the individuals behind our elder care agency today. We are available 24 hours a day to address your questions, comments and concerns or to schedule a free in-home consultuation at (412) 204-7853.

Kathy Scarpaci

Community Liaison

Kathy has 15 years of experience in healthcare; serving in administration, marketing and admissions roles. She has worked in assisted living, dementia care and skilled nursing facilities and hospital and outpatient services. She has a passion for helping seniors to live in their own home for as long as possible. She understands that every individual’s needs are unique and works diligently with a family in the development of a service plan that addresses their specific situation.

Krystal Finkbeiner

Community Liaison

With a Personal Care Home Administration License, Krystal brings a professional demeanor to her clients and their families. She has worked to find the right solution for her clients in a variety of capacities over the last 6 years while working in assisted living facilities ranging from Sales and Marketing Director to Personal Health Care Coordinator. 

Carmela Stulga, BS, MS

Client Care Coordinator

Carmela Stulga has been our Client Care Coordinator for 3 years. She is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with an undergraduate degree in Psychology and a Masters from Carlow University in Professional Counseling.  Carmela has worked with Paramount and Three Rivers Hospice & Palliative Care and is pursuing nursing courses in her spare time.

Phyllis Fazio, RN

Care Manager

Phyllis is our Care Manager in the field. She is a mother of 3, with over 30 years’ experience in hospital, outpatient and home health care.  She assists clients, families and caregivers in facilities and in the smooth transition between healthcare settings and their homes.  If you see her in the field, say hello! 

Ramona

Scheduling Manager

Ro has been a member of the administrative team since 2006. The time she has taken to get to know the care aides and match them with clients is without question the cornerstone of her scheduling success. This process of relationship building and her intrinsic motivation to exceed expectations has won her respect by all.

Bill Arre, BS

Scheduler

Bill Arre is a graduate of Lock Haven University, where he pursued a degree in Business Administration. Bill enjoyed a very successful career as a basketball player in college, and afterwards played professional basketball in Europe. During the off-season of 2012, Bill returned to the states and came to work for us as a caregiver. He now enjoys working with our clients, as a scheduler, to find the right care aide match

DeBorah M. Madden, CSA

Human Resource Manager

Debbie joined the CK administrative staff in 2006 and earned her Certified Senior Advisor certification in 2007. Debbie has made hiring with integrity and monitoring caregiver performance a priority. Recognizing that care aides are our greatest asset, the retention of valued employees has been an attainable goal.

Michele Harvey

Billing

Michele is the voice of CK Pittsburgh South managing incoming calls and assisting with the flow of communication in the office. She also acts as support for the administrative staff helping them achieve their goals. Her even temper, intrinsic motivation and tireless efforts are an asset to the office staff.

Lorie Bratetich

On-Call Staff

Lorie joined our office staff in June 2016, as one of our two On Call Specialists.  She is the mother of three boys and very happy to be back in the work force after taking a long break to be a stay at home mom.  Lorie loves camping and the outdoors.

Julie Ost

On-Call Staff

Julie is our on-call specialist. All office staff relax in the evenings or on weekends when Julie is at work handling those last minute surprises from clients (and occasionally care aides). She is well-rounded with experience working in the construction business, bus driver for special needs children, and a file reviewer for underwriting. In addition she is a mother of three girls.

Betty Karleski

Community Liaison

Betty has been a resident of Whitehall for 47 years.  She has 2 children and 2 grandchildren.  She is an avid reader and enjoys traveling.  She has been to Australia, China, Turkey, Scotland, Ireland, France and Italy.  Betty recently retired after 30 years in senior healthcare and has joined our staff to assist with weekend assessments.   

Della Fait

Client Care Coordinator

Della’s passionate concern for seniors and the adult disabled drive her to be thorough in how our agency provides the best possible support and care for our clients. Her ten years of experience in providing outreach, consultations, and intake of clients along with caregiver hiring and training enable her to provide efficient client care resolutions to the most challenging issues.

Karen Meszaros

Programs Manager

Having been the Director of Community Relations of a senior living facility in the Pittsburgh area, Karen is a natural in managing a myriad of programs we offer. Her attention to detail and empathetic nature have complemented the many assignments she has managed since joining the administrative staff in May 2010.

Maura Donohue

Human Resource Assistant

Maura performs preliminary background screens for new applicants, verifies the caregiving staff are keeping up on their monthly training and supports special projects. She also has worked previously in marketing and as a care provider. Her unassuming and informative approach with new care aides and office staff make her a valuable asset to our team.

Lisa Sobeck, RN

Personal Care Skills Trainer

Lisa’s past experience as a hospice admissions RN and case manager, and a post hospital discharge nurse enable her to educate care providers to be on the alert for external signs of chronic disease symptoms. With her caring heart, she has also provided direct care service to our clients when called upon. 

Charlene Romano

Personnel Coordinator

Charlene has had a long history with our agency, initially employing CK to care for her father followed by joining the staff as a caregiver. Currently, Charlene is part of the HR staff and coordinates pay roll for the caregivers.

    

 

Comfort Keepers of Pittsburgh and South Hills, PA provides in home care and senior care services in the following cities:

Baldwin, Bethel Park, Bloomfield, Belle Vernon, Bentleyville, Brentwood, Brookline, Carrick, Castle Shannon, Charleroi, Clairton, Donora, Downtown Pittsburgh, Dravosburg, East Liberty, Elizabeth, Elrama, Etna, Finleyville, Greenfield, Hazelwood, Homestead, Homewood, Jefferson Hills, Jefferson, Lawrenceville, Library, Millvale, Monessen, Monongahela, Mount Lebanon, Mount Washington, Munhall, New Eagle, Oakland, Perryopolis, Pleasant Hills, Point Breeze, Scott Township, Shadyside, Smithton, South Park, Squirell Hill, Swissville, Webster, West Elizabeth, West Homestead, West Mifflin, West Newton, Wilkinsburg, Whitehall, PA

 

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