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AJ-(1).pngA.J. Grzesiak, PT, DPT, OCS is a 2005 graduate of Central Michigan University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in psychology. A.J. then went on to the University of Pittsburgh for his graduate studies receiving his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree in 2008. A.J. worked for 4 years in an outpatient physical therapy clinic in Lexington, KY prior to moving back home to Michigan to become a partner with Renue Physical Therapy.

A.J.’s philosophy in physical therapy includes a patient centered model of one on one care incorporating a hands-on, manual therapy based approach and the current best evidence for practice. A.J. is an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association’s Board of Clinical Specialties. A.J. treats a wide variety of outpatient orthopedic and musculoskeletal disorders including but not limited to neck and back pain, extremity pain, post-operative rehab, sports injuries, whiplash associated disorder, worker’s compensation injuries, chronic pain issues, gait dysfunctions, vestibular disorders, balance issues and fall prevention.

A.J. Grzesiak, PT, DPT, OCS
Doctor of Therapy and Managing Partner

Ann Arbor Clinic
2100 S. Main St. Suite C, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Phone (734) 369-2576 Fax (734) 531-6276

Posted: 8/29/2014 9:17:10 AM by Katie Jones | with 0 comments


Staff photo- from left to right:

Sheila Doeden, Elisabeth Harris, RN, Ashley Whitman-Client Care Coordinator, Keri Willson-Office Administrator and Faye Molitor.

Senior Helpers provides In home companion and personal care services. Our office is totally focused on providing the best in personalized home care services, that is what we do!

All of our caregivers are employed by Senior Helpers. Our caregivers are bonded and insured, and supervised by a Registered Nurse.

Our services include: Caring companionship, Meal preparation, Bathing, Mobility assistance, Housekeeping, Transportation to appointments, And much more.

Faye Molitor-Co-Owns the business and is the Director of Operations. Having cared for both of her parents thru end of life understands the importance of the services that Senior Helpers provides and is passionate about helping others. Faye manages our office staff, assesses clients and works with caregivers. In addition sits on the Board of Directors for the Ann Arbor Meals on Wheels and is involved with the Washtenaw County Elder Abuse Coalition.

Sheila Doeden
As the Co-Owner and Client Service Director she works with community partners on educating the public about services for Senior’s. Sheila enjoys talking with families of prospective clients, helping them find resources and providing quality care. Sheila has worked with the aging population for over 20 years and in addition has cared for elderly family members as well. This has helped her to identify a number of key issues families caring for a loved one deal with every day.
Sheila sits on the Board of Directors for The Michigan Association for Home Care and Chairs of their Private Duty Committee. She has A Bachelor’s Degree from Eastern Michigan University in Health Administration.

Posted: 8/25/2014 8:02:47 AM by Katie Jones | with 0 comments

Al-Val_edited-2.jpgCare Response Home Care has been Ann Arbor’s comprehensive choice for home care for more than 10 years. We provide a range of services, including in-home health care, transition care (hospital to home), and geriatric care management.

Care Response was founded in 2004 by Valerie Dockter, a registered nurse with over 35 years of experience. Offering the best in-home health care possible, Care Response has built a reputation on personalized care plans, continuity of care, and accountability. Their unique business model utilizes full-time registered nurses to provide clients with support visits, supervision of home health aides, and collaboration with physicians.

“Having RNs directly involved ensures the best possible care for the client,” says Director Valerie Dockter. “We believe this is the most effective way to help people safely age in the comfort of their one homes.”

Care Response Home Care has been a proud member of the A2Y Chamber for 7 years, and provides home health care services in Ann Arbor and surrounding communities. Call us today at 734-662-2207 and find out how we can help you or your loved one age safely in place.
Posted: 8/15/2014 6:56:30 AM by Katie Jones | with 0 comments

JMB-life-touch-photo-(1).jpgJohn is the senior attorney at the law firm of Barr, Anhut & Associates, P.C. He has years of experience in business, wills, trusts, powers of attorney, real estate, family and municipal law. John is a mediator in civil and family law cases. In additional to his general practice, he represents municipalities including the City of Ypsilanti, and Lodi Township.

John holds the highest attorney peer review rating of "A-V" from Martindale Hubble, is listed as a "Super Lawyer" by Law and Politics since 2006, and is one of the "Top Attorneys in Michigan" as published in Crain's Detroit Business. John has been listed in "Who's Who in the Law," "Who's Who in the Midwest," and "Who's Who in America."

John received his BA from MSU and his law degree from the U of M Law School. He participates in state and local bar activities and is a past State Bar commissioner and past president of the Washtenaw County Bar Association. He has received numerous awards including the Chamber "Distinguished Service Award in 2013. Some of his community activities include serving as an Ypsilanti District Library board member and working with the Michigan Municipal League and Boy Scouts.

John said: "The law is a calling and a helping profession. The practice of law gives me great satisfaction in helping people accomplish their goals and solve problems."
Posted: 8/11/2014 11:15:13 AM by Katie Jones | with 0 comments

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Patricia is a licensed residential builder with over 37 years experience in the construction industry: 29 running her residential design-build remodeling firm, Cardea Construction Company.

Her enthusiasm for helping others lead to her mission statement, “improving your lives while improving your home.” Patricia has training in sustainable renovations and is certified in Green Remodeling, Aging in Place, and Lead Paint. Patricia and her business have won green sustainable residential renovation awards:
Washtenaw County Home Builder Association Built Green Achievement
AA Board of Realtors Builder Environmental Awareness
Washtenaw County Excellence for Construction Waste Reduction.

Patricia holds a BA from SUNY at Buffalo.
Certified Graduate Remodeler designation;
Certified Aging in Place; Certified Green Builder designation.

Patricia has served on several boards of nonprofit groups:
The state wide board of Green Built Michigan, Inc.,
Women Business Organization of SE Michigan.,
And, a lifetime board member for our local Ann Arbor Home Builder Association, (Builders and Remodelers of Greater Ann Arbor Area);

Cardea Construction Company specializes in kitchens, baths, finished basements, additions, porches & whole house renovations.

Life-partner Gloria Keefer, no children, but many nieces & nephews, a 21 yr old cat “Mr. Pal” and 11 yr old Rottweiler ‘Bean’.

Contact Cardea Construction Company at 734.665.0234

Posted: 8/5/2014 7:43:06 AM by Katie Jones | with 0 comments