Advocare Founder, Amy Seigel, has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Miami, and over 37 years of experience assisting patients in achieving their optimum level of health and quality of life.
Advocare Founder, Amy Seigel, has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Miami, and over 37 years of experience assisting patients in achieving their optimum level of health and quality of life. Prior to forming Advocare in 2001 she was Director of Patient Services for a major hospital group. She holds national board certifications as a Certified Medical Case Manager (CCM) and Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN). Her background includes geriatric medicine, neurology, stroke recovery, ortho / rehab, and traumatic head & brain injury. Amy has served on the Education and Public Relations Committees for the National and Florida Association of the (formally known) Geriatric Care Management Association.
She has been a long standing member of the Case Management Society of America, the Natl Association of Rehabilitaion Nurses, as well as the Aging Life Care Association (formerly known as the Natl Assoc of Geriatric Care Managers), Amy has served on a national committee for Sacred Aging, and is involved in several organizations that support and promote services for the elderly. Amy has served as adjunct lecturer on elder care issues at Nova University in Ft. Lauderdale, and their Institute for Learning in Retirement. Amy is considered an authority on the care management industry. She has served as a guest advisor at our nation’s capitol, on America’s Health Care Crisis Coalition to represent the needs of seniors in national health care policy. She has served as a lecturer on senior issues for Alzheimer’s Association and Hadassah and has led trainings for other Care Managers within the Aging Life Care Association. She has been interviewed widely on the subject of Geriatric Care Management including SmartMoney.com, the Miami Herald, and multiple professional case management journals.
Amy was proudly recognized by her peers in the South Florida Case Management Society as “Case Manager of the Year.” Click here to read the full press release. Amy was also proudly selected in 2010 to serve on the Board of Directors of the Florida Geriatric Care Managers Association.