Aging Life Care Manager® and Occupational Therapist
Free 15 min Intro Call
Years of Experience
In-Person & Virtual Support Available
Helping seniors and their families through the aging process. As an OT, I strive to promote independence and safety.
My name is Melissa Swiontek and I have over 20 years of experience as an Occupational Therapist. As your Aging Life Care Manager® and Certified Dementia Practitioner®, I guide families who want to “age in place.” Please call me if you have questions about: -Preparing your home and caregivers for times of crisis -Developing a wellness care plan for fall prevention -Guiding your family through the crucial paperwork related to aging safely -Identifying needs and finding resources to make daily life easier -Training family members in their new role as caregiver -Providing home safety assessment, modification recommendations, and personal referrals to get the job done -Providing medical equipment recommendations -Assistance navigating the healthcare system to receive quality care -Someone to attend medical appointments with you or a loved one -Medication management assistance “My wife of 52 years had a stroke in February of 2021. It was serious and left her right side paralyzed. She handled all the aspects of running our household. I was devastated, overwhelmed and deeply grieved by this event. I thank God that Melissa came into my life in March and has been my guiding light through many difficult circumstances.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Rating: 5 out of 5. Richard H. “Above and beyond! Melissa truly is a passionate & caring advocate for her clients, and she showed that from the beginning! We felt so supported through the process of caring for our aged loved one. Thank you isn’t enough!” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Rating: 5 out of 5. Melissa H. “Having my best friend diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease has been a very sad event, especially for him, but also for his friends. Melissa has been a voice of reason and support for me in the journey of getting my friend into a safe situation.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Rating: 5 out of 5. Hannah M. “Melissa cares deeply and listens carefully. She is sensitive and understanding, often going the extra mile to connect family members with what’s needed to support their loved ones. Her knowledge of and access to helpful resources is invaluable! Thank you, Melissa!” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Rating: 5 out of 5. Sue M. “Melissa visited our home to provide recommendations for changes that would make it safer for us as we age. She provided a report that encompassed everything we talked about, with prioritized and lots very good recommendations, with links to products that she suggested. We are very pleased with the service she provided, professional and exactly what she promised. Highly recommended.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Rating: 5 out of 5. Sue C “Kind, caring, patient, understanding, helpful, and every other positive adjective I can think of! An incredible individual and company.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Rating: 5 out of 5. Shauna D.
Aging Life Care
Passionate Healthcare Advocacy & Wellness
2020 - 2023
Creator of healthcare management company focusing on helping seniors and their families follow their aging goals as safe and independent as possible.
Healthy Living at Home
2016 - 2020
Occupational Therapist in home health setting. Evaluate, treat, case manage, equipment specialist for home bound patients. Train/onboard fellow occupational therapists in startup company.
University of Pittsburgh
Bachelors of Science in Occupational Therapy
1997 - 2001
Certified Aging Life Care Manager (ALCA)
Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP)