Meet Our Team
Shauneea Warden is the Caregiver Outreach Coordinator. She is responsible for building the business through quality of services for Caregiver Connection. She is a part of the team that provides direct support of caregivers and clients converting potential clients and supporting them, as they become satisfied customers. Also works collaboratively with other staff members of the JFCS Seniors and Marketing Department.
Shauneea has a Bachelor’s of Science in Health Information Management from the University of Pittsburgh. In her course of study, she has taken and completed Human Relations in Healthcare, Legal Aspects of Healthcare (which includes healthcare policies, HIPPA act and Release of Information), Quality Management, Data Analysis & Management, and Electronic Health Records. Shauneea also has an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Shauneea was on the Caregiver Connections Registry at JFCS as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant from 2012-2019, which helps her have a direct insight to the clients, wants, needs as well as understanding how to support the caregivers. She also has experience as a Benefits Verification Specialist as well as a Patient Information coordinator in which she has demonstrated excellent customer service to patients, healthcare professionals and insurance carriers to gather claim information such as verification of billed charges, confirmation of services received, and coordination of benefits and documented and abstracted important patient information. Shauneea has completed various projects that required methodologies to ensure consistency in what is being transmitted to the health information exchange by abstracting data from electronic, paper and hybrid records.
Linda Geistman is the Caregiver Administrator for JFCS’s Caregiver Connection. In this role, she assists with recruiting and training of caregivers, scheduling and client intakes. She was a volunteer in the Caregiver Connection program for a year before being hired by JFCS.
Prior to coming to JFCS, Linda owned and operated an importing and distributing company for 24 years. She also had a previous career as a special education teacher in Northern Virginia.
She received her bachelor’s degree in Elementary and Special Education from University of Maryland, and a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Special Education from George Washington University.
Holly Anderson, Caregiver Services Coordinator for JFCS, has been a caregiver services coordinator for the Caregiver Connection since 2007. In this position, she assists with scheduling, recruiting and training caregivers. This program is for private pay clients.
As the Caregiver Services Coordinator, she is the first point of contact for clients and caregivers, and is responsible for recruiting, interviewing, screening, testing/verifying qualifications, and referring to clients. Holly performs daily tasks in accordance with the job description and assignments in compliance with the Pennsylvania Department of Health policies and procedures, as well as applicable standards of care and governmental laws and regulations .
Holly has worked in the human service field for over 25 years. She worked for seven years for ARC Westmoreland as a caregiver in a residential setting. She also worked at the Somerset Children's Aide home as a youth care worker in a residential setting. During her career she also supervised resource coordinators in the Community Services Program for Persons with Physical Disabilities at the Three Rivers Center for Independent Living. In this position, she gained extensive knowledge of resources and advocacy issues concerning people with disabilities.
During her years as a caregiver and youth care worker, she attended classes in human services at Seton Hill University.
Barbara Rosenberg is a Caregiver Connection longtime volunteer. She assists with all regular functions of the service including matching caregivers with clients, informing them about other JFCS services, interviewing and training potential caregivers, and also acts as an advocate for both caregivers and clients.
Barbara has been associated with assisting clients and caregivers for over 25 years as a volunteer. She received her undergraduate degree in elementary education and her graduate degree in community counseling from Duquesne University.
Give Back: Join Us in Making a Difference
As a nonprofit, our community’s support is vital. Caregiver Connection is just one part of an agency committed to helping people through all of life’s changes and challenges. We help individuals and families in our community live their best life and achieve their complete potential, no matter who they are or where they come from.
If you are ready to find a caregiver or become one, please choose the appropriate introductory form below. Clients will be contacted within 24 hours, and caregiver applications will be responded to as soon as possible. Welcome to the Caregiver Connection family!