Los Angeles, CA (PressExposure) July 16, 2009 -- LivHOME, Inc. (http://www.livhome.com), the nation's largest provider of professionally led at-home care for seniors, announced today that Cheryl Kuba is its new Manager of Professional Services for the Central and Eastern Regions.
In this new position, Kuba provides coaching, training and management support to the companyâs Care Management staff in Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Texas and Virginia. She is based in LivHOME's Skokie, Ill., office.
âWe are very pleased to welcome Cheryl to LivHOME, where she brings additional depth to our management team. We are well-acquainted with Cheryl's drive and expertise in professional care management from her work on the LivHOME Advisory Board. She also serves on the Horizon Hospice Ethics Committee. Now, working directly with our Care Managers in seven states, she is in a position to directly impact the level of service we provide our senior clients and play a significant role in improving the quality of their lives," said Steve Barlam, LivHOMEâs Chief Professional Officer.
A Chicago resident with more than 20 years of industry experience, Kuba led a consulting firm that specialized in senior housing and elder services prior to joining LivHOME. During this time she served on the LivHOME Advisory Board. Earlier in her career, Kuba held management positions with senior housing providers and the Illinois Hospital Association.
A prolific author, Kuba has contributed to two books on caregiving and has a third scheduled for publication later this year. She is a frequent speaker at industry and professional events, and is president of the National Speakers Association, Illinois chapter.
Kuba has taught graduate-level courses on social work and the elderly at Dominican University, River Forest, Ill. She holds a masterâs degree in gerontology from Northeastern Illinois University and a bachelorâs degree in communications from Western Illinois University.