Florence, MA (PressExposure) May 14, 2014 -- For more than 40 years Nonotuck Resource Associates has helped transform the lives of hundreds of people with intellectual and physical disabilities by offering the personalized service of shared living and Adult Family Care (AFC). To meet the ever increasing demand from families for these non-traditional, value based services, Nonotuck recently added Laurie Nicol to its South Hadley staff and Craig Manning, Luanne Courtney and Carmen Paredes-Restrepo to its staff at its offices in Auburn, Massachusetts.
Laurie Nicol is an AFC RN at Nonotuck's South Hadley office. Receiving her nursing degree from Holyoke Community College, she previously worked at the Holyoke Rehabilitation Center and in the Williston-Northampton School. Nicol lives in Easthampton with her husband of 22 years and two daughters who attend college.
Craig Manning, an AFC Care Manager in Nonotuck's Auburn office, comes to the company after previously working as a case manager at Seven Hills Family Services in Worcester. He also worked for many years as a caseworker in the RFK Lancaster School Children Action Corp. Manning has also been a substitute teacher in the Leominster school system. He lives with his wife in Worcester.
Luanne Courtney, an AFC RN at Nonotuck's Auburn office, has more than three decades of experience as a nurse. Her work experience includes such public and private sector organizations as the United States Navy in Bethesda, Maryland, Washington (DC) Adventist Hospital, Seven Hills Family Services in Worcester and Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services in Marlborough, MA. Courtney resides in Northborough, MA.
Carmen Paredes-Restrepo, an AFC RN at Nonotuck's Auburn office, holds a bachelor's degree from Javeriana University in Bogota, Columbia and received her nursing degree in 2012 at Massachusetts Bay Community College. Her past employment includes St. Patrick's Manor Rehabilitation Center in Framingham and Fresenius Medical Care/Blackstone Valley Dialysis in Milford. Paredes-Restrepo resides in Framingham, MA.
"We are always looking to add the highest caliber of caregivers to our staff. Laurie, Craig, Luanne and Carmen all fit that description and we are delighted to have them on board," said George Fleischner, executive director of Nonotuck Resource Associates, Inc.
Nonotuck offers Shared Living, Adult Family Care and Day Services for families who choose to care for their loved ones suffering with Alzheimer's, autism, brain injuries, cancer, muscular dystrophy and other intellectual and physical disabilities at home. Based in Florence, Nonotuck has offices in Central and Western Massachusetts as well as on Boston's South Shore and on Cape Cod.
For complete information on Nonotuck Resource Associates, including office locations, you can visit http://www.nonotuck.com or call Nonotuck's main office at 413-586-5266 x104.