Local, Confidential, Personalized Services
As a locally owned, non-franchised agency, our promise to families is to offer highly personalized support throughout the process of finding and transitioning a loved one into an Assisted Living or Secured Care Memory Care Community.
Dawn’s passion has always been to support, advocate and easy the frustration of those going through difficult times.
In 2010, Dawn established “Opening New Doors”, New Hampshire’s first Senior Living Placement Agency. In addition to her background as a Mental Health Outreach Counselor, her national certifications as a Certified Senior Advisor© and Certified Dementia Practitioner keep her current on research, trends and current issues affecting fraile seniors.
With over 8 years of experience transitioning seniors into communities-her guidance and advice are based on fact and experience. Her integrity when advocating for seniors and families has gained her the respect of agencies who support high risk seniors (Department of Health and Human Services Elderly Division, Office of the Ombudsman and local authorities).
Lorraine has a diverse range of experience and education in healthcare planning and administration, and has focused on improving the quality of life for older adults for over 15 years. She holds a Master of Public Administration, Health Policy Planning and Administration from New York University.
Lorraine has spent the last 10 years working with older adults and their families as a Resource Coordinator. She provides early intervention, service coordination, advocacy and a variety of programs and services designed to promote optimal independence, wellness and dignity for residents.
Lorraine enjoys and is devoted to connecting with seniors and their families. She is a compassionate professional who practices a proactive team approach to meet the complex demands and responsibilities of caring for your loved one. Opening New Doors is glad to use Lorraine as a resource for aging adults in the Souhegan Valley who wish to remain at home with services.