At Visiting Angels, we believe that providing compassionate home care services starts with having an outstanding team of caring angels. Our group of knowledgeable and experienced office staff and caregivers all have one thing in common, an unwavering commitment to providing you and your family with the best in home care possible! Learn more about the staff at our Brookfield, CT and Fairfield, CT offices.
Sr. Manager Operations
Client Service Community Liaison
Client Service Coordinators
Additional Support Staff
Community Relations & Marketing Manager
Owner, Tom Dolan, obtained the Visiting Angels of Brookfield office in January of 2012, from Patricia Werlau and the Fairfield office from Robert Melcher in December of 2016. Following a rewarding career leading global enterprises within the service industry, Tom is professionally dedicated to building upon the high service standards that Ms. Werlau and Mr. Melcher were known well for. He is highly involved in the day-to-day operations of both offices, keeping him personally in tune with the needs of his valued clients, their families, and his caring angels staff. Tom and his family are residents of Fairfield, CT. He is actively involved in his local church, St. Pius X Church in Fairfield, as well as in supporting his family and those with in the Senior Care community. He has a passion for volunteering in school and local city programs and enjoys skiing, fishing, and golfing (with varied success). Tom's family has experienced many of the same challenges his clients face first hand; with Dementia, chronic illness, and end-of-life stages of loved ones.
Nancy joined Visiting Angels in July of 2015, as Senior Manager of Operations and is a knowledgeable Client Service Coordinator. She currently lives in Southington, CT and oversees the day to day operations in our Brookfield, CT office. She has a BA in Business Management from Stetson University and had a successful career as a Human Resources Administrator before joining our team of caring angels. Her caring spirit allows her to easily relate to family members who are doing their best to secure the best home care services available for their loved ones. Nancy is dedicated to building long and lasting relationships with both our clients and caring angels team.
Marita Ferguson - Client Service Coordinator
Marita joined our caring angels team in 2011 as an experienced Client Service Coordinator. She is passionate about diligently working with our clients and their families to find the perfect caregiver match for each senior care client. She recognizes that finding the right caregiver for each case will help to ensure that our clients experience the best quality of life at home. She can be credited with enhancing client engagement by tailoring specific activities to our clients interests. Her educational background is in the social sciences, with a music concentration. She currently holds a BA in Social Work from Western Connecticut State University (WCSU). Recently Marita has been acting as the community liaison between our client families and our office staff. The majority of her time is spent conducting in home assessments, managing plans of care, and overseeing quality assurance in client/caregiver relationships. Marita has held several important social service positions in her 28 year career, before joining Visiting Angels. These positions included a role as a Geriatric Care Manager and a Social Worker for individuals suffering from developmental disabilities and acquired brain injuries. She also has extensive experience working with the probate court system, end of life planning steps, and estate planning. She is one of the most thoughtful members of our firm, who can always be counted on to recognize important staff achievements and client special occasions. Marita has 3 daughters and currently lives with her husband in Bethel, CT
Glenda joined our team in October of 2018. She is a valuable asset to our staff. Her work experience includes 3 years in the field of Human Health Service and an educational background in Human Services/Pre-Social Work, in which she attended college for 2 years. Glenda is Bilingual and has previously worked in the home care agency environment as a Community Services Specialist, specializing in cases which involve caring for the needs of those who have traumatic brain injuries. She has been a CNA for the past 6 years and enjoys working with seniors in her community. She currently lives in Danbury, with her two children.
Michelle Mascolo - Office Manager and Finance
Michelle has been a member of our team since 2008 and is our Office Manager serving both the Brookfield and Fairfield offices, providing vital support to our clients, their families, and our caregiving team. Michelle has an Associate's Degree from Johnson and Wales University in RI and a Bachelor's Degree from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. She oversees essential functions involving the timely and accurate processing of invoices and payroll. Michelle also aids in managing calls to our offices and providing other caring angels team members support, as required.
Lisa has grown significantly in her career since first starting as a CNA with Visiting Angels on our caring angels team in 2003. From there she developed into a Programming Coordinator in the skilled nursing field among various facilities in the Danbury, CT area. As a CNA, Lisa has worked in Rehabilitation Centers, Area Hospitals, and Assisted Living Facilities across several states. She worked most recently as the Director of Career Services at a career learning institute in Danbury, CT, where she helped to place students with agencies in the area. Her diverse skill set in both medical and essential personal care makes her an invaluable asset to finding the right care givers for our caring angels team and has afforded her the opportunity to reach out to prospective candidates and significantly grow our employee directory.
Bringing more than thirty five years of both nursing and educational experience, Carole Anne provides vital nurse oversight to both our clients and caregiving team to ensure that the correct level of care is being providing for each case. Her knowledgeable insight provides clients and their families with peace of mind and is a critical aspect of our teams commitment to providing the highest quality in home care.
Renee Skidmore - Office Coordinator
Renee graduated from Western Connecticut State University in 2019 with a Bachelor's of Science in Health Promotion & Exercise with her concentration in community health and joined our caring team shortly after. Before being a permanent member, Renee interned with Visiting Angels and found her passion for working with the senior populations. She currently helps develop schedules, reviews long term care insurance claims and overall supports the office with care coordination. She plans to pursue a Master's Degree in Health Administration in the upcoming months. Renee currently resides in Sandyhook with her dog Gunner.
Nicole joined our team of caring angels in September of 2015. She has gained experience in human resources, business, and marketing since graduating in 2005 Western Connecticut University with BA's in both Graphic Design and Photography. She found her most rewarding prior employment experience to be working with seniors who were experiencing the challenges of Dementia at various stages in an assisted living facility. She has a strong commitment to improving the lives of Visiting Angels clients by providing them with personalized home care services and activities. Nicole also supports Visiting Angels with digital marketing efforts and community event participation.
Jessica Tran - Office Coordinator
Jessica recently graduated from Western Connecticut State University with a Bachelor's of science in Health Promotion Studies and a minor in Psychology. Jessica worked at Danbury Hospital for over 2 years as a dietary aide through Morrison Healthcare. She has gained experience with the elderly and those with dementia through the hospital. Jessica currently assists the Visiting Angels staff members with long term care insurance claims for both the Brookfield and Fairfield office and with whatever help is needed. She hopes to further her education by getting a Master's degree in healthcare administration in the next few months. She started as an office intern in May 2020 and has joined our team as an office coordinator. In her free time, she enjoys being with family and loved ones.
Sheila has been part of the Visiting Angels team since March of 2018, following a career as Respiratory Therapist. Her love for working with the senior population caused her to leave the hospital setting behind in favor of working in home care. Her work experience has also allowed her to gain experience on the facility side, by working in Assisted Living and as a Senior Advisor with a national senior referral agency. Prior to her current role, Sheila has been working as a Client Service Coordinator in our Fairfield Office. In her free time she enjoys traveling to new places, spending time with her loved ones, and cooking.
Rita joined our caring angels team in 2014 as both a Hiring Manager and Client Service Coordinator for the Fairfield, CT office. She manages caregiver recruitment, billing review, schedule management, and troubleshooting responsibilities. Rita's work experience extends to both the fields of Admissions and Marketing in various roles, for area nursing homes. She comes from a diverse educational background, including a Masters Degree in Health Care Administration, a BA in Human Services, and an Associates Degree in Mental Health. In her free time, she loves watching her daughter play basketball.
Call or email us today for a free in-home consultation with one of our experienced team
members. Evening and weekend appointments available. 877-222-6435
Visiting Angels provides in-home care, senior homecare, elderly care, and in-home care in: Bantam, Beacon Falls, Bethel,
Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Cornwall Bridge, Danbury, Gaylordsville, Goshen, Harwinton, Kent, Lakeside, Litchfield,
Middlebury, Morris, New Fairfield, New Milford, New Preston , Marble Dale, Newtown, Northfield, Oakville, Oxford, Plymouth,
Redding, Ridgefield, Roxbury, Sandy Hook, South Kent, Southbury, Thomaston, Torrington, Washington, Washington Depot,
Waterbury, Watertown, Woodbury, CT.
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