Michelle Kissinger Knows Care Management

Newly-formed Personalized Care Coordination, LLC helping Southern RI.

As a Registered Nurse, Michelle Kissinger, RN, BSN, can be seen on the front lines of care management. She gains a rapport with her clients by investing her time to listen to their concerns, needs and goals.

“The most important aspect of my plan of care is to assure my client’s safety and well-being, and just as importantly, their quality of life,” she said. “Every client’s situation is different, which makes each plan specific to them.”

Michelle recently opened Personalized Care Coordination, LLC in Carolina, (it is part of Charlestown), to provide care for older adults so their families can have peace of mind that “anextra set of eyes looks in on their loved ones.” Michelle said she understands the challenges for families caring for their family members and the stress that may cause, especially if they do not live nearby.

Joseph Schechtman: Helping Students Graduate College in Four Years and Prepare for Careers in Today’s World of Artificial Intelligence

The most difficult transition in life is from high school to college. High school seniors are stressed about grades, homework, peer relationships, family struggles, going to the “right” college, leaving their friends and family members, and, in many ways, starting life over again. Despite these challenges, most high school seniors expect to graduate college in four years.

According to the National Student Clearinghouse Center, 58% of students who began college in the fall of 2012 graduated six years later in the spring of 2018. Asian students (76.7%) and White students (72.1%) continue to graduate at much higher rates than Hispanic (57.4%) and Black (47.6%) students. David Jenkins of the Community College Research Center at Columbia University found that 40% of students who start college never finish.

Find “Elf Jon” and Win!

The Nick Slocum Team at Slocum Realty want to celebrate the month of December and the upcoming holiday season by sponsoring an on-line contest with prizes and donations to local charities in the winner’s name.

This contest is open to anyone Southern New England, where the Slocum Team has a presence. Contestants register on-line and search for clues in finding one of St. Nick’s helpers, “Elf Jon,” while also liking and sharing posts from that day.

SBA, RI Foundation, & Ocean Community Chamber to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Small Business Saturday with Walking Tour of Westerly Small Businesses

WESTERLY, RI— SBA Regional Administrator Wendell G. Davis and District Director Mark S. Hayward will be on High street in Westerly on Tuesday, November 26th to host a “Small Business Saturday” walking tour in conjunction with the Rhode Island Foundation and the Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce. The SBA is holding the event to spread awareness of the impact of small business within the local community and to encourage people to get out and “Shop Small” on Small Business Saturday.

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