About Us

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With over 100 years of combined experience, our Care Managers are Registered Nurses and Licensed Social Workers who put their hearts into their work and maintain a high level of professionalism.  Because we do almost anything a family member would, many of our clients think of us as their "Rent a Daughter™".

How We Are Unique

24 / 7 Availability

We provide access to a care manager 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in the event of an emergency.

Interdisciplinary Team

We combine the expertise of Registered Nurses and Licensed Social Workers to provide a comprehensive approach.


We customize our services to each of our client’s individual needs.  From one time consultations to longer term care coordination, we can tailor our involvement to the client’s changing needs.

On Call Advocate Program

We offer a unique, annual subscription program for those who want to be prepared for a caregiving emergency.

Industry Leaders

Since 2002, our staff has been recognized in the senior care community as experts in providing compassionate and thorough objective care management services.

Our Allegiance Is To You

We are objective and independent and never accept referral or finders fees.

Our Staff

Kathleen Dempsey


As Founder and CEO of Pathfinder, Kathleen Dempsey, RN, BC, leads the organization as well continuing her work in the field and managing a caseload of clients.

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Marlene Panek

Operations Manager

Marlene has been serving seniors and their adult children for the past 17 years working in senior housing communities and Care Management services.

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Margaret Wallace

Care Manager

Margaret, LSW brings 27 years of experience working in the senior care industry.

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Linda Morshare

Care Manager

Linda, BA, RN, MA brings a passion for serving seniors and over 35 years of nursing experience.

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Lisa Graham

Care Manager/Community Engagement

Lisa, MA LSW, brings over 25 years of Social Work experience assisting families and clients through transitions.

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Cathy Clark

Care Manager

Cathy, RN, BS brings over 30 years of hospital and home care experience working with adults of all ages.

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Robin Clos

Care Manager

Robin Clos, RN has been working with seniors with a focus on memory care for more than 20 years and brings a unique passion for serving clients to her role.

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Shelley Joseph-Kordell

Estates in Transition / Rent a Daughter™ Founder

Shelley Joseph – Kordell

Founded in 1982, Estates in Transition/Rent a Daughter™ provided financial and care management services for older adults.  Pathfinder Care Management and Estates in Transition merged in 2005 to carry on Shelley Joseph-Kordell’s legacy of helping seniors find dignity and comfort, a legacy that forms the basis of our commitment to each client.

For more information about Ms. Joseph-Kordell Scholarship

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