Mountain Area Premier Care Navigation was founded in the fall of 2014.
Our staff is comprehensive in skill set: Our team has a common philosophy of understanding each client’s unique personality and life history while gaining perspective of their current needs and goals for quality of life. We each have chosen to work in this field due to our joy in delivering our skills in a one-to-one fashion to support the goals of the client, be it to remain living at home, to make difficult decisions, or just consultation to plan for the future.
Master’s Level Nurse & Social Workers
Physical Therapists specializing in balance
Occupational Therapist who is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist
Owner, Lisa Laney is interviewed by Aging Life Care Association™ on the topic of End of Life.
Owner: Lisa Laney, MSW, CMC Aging Life Care Professional
Lisa has worked with the aging population in the healthcare system since 1988. She obtained her BSW from Appalachian State University and her MSW from UNC-CH with dual concentrations in Aging and Health. Her career history as a medical social worker spans the full continuum of care:
Discharge Planner in the hospital setting
Social Worker in a nursing facility
Home Health Social Worker
Palliative Care Social Worker
Geriatric Care Manager
As a native of Boone, Lisa has an understanding of the people who choose to live in these beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. She serves as the facilitator for the Asheville Parkinson’s Support Group and is on the Board of Directors for the Aging Life Care™ Association (ALCA).
Brenda is a licensed physical therapist. She joined us in the fall of 2014 on her birthday! Brenda is certified as a Tai Chi for arthritis instructor. Her skills and experience are a great asset to our team.
Amy is a licensed clinical social worker who is an original independent contractor with MAP-CN. She has been with us since day one. She has extensive experience as a medical social worker focused in Hospice care.
Dawn has over a decade experience as a medical social worker working in home health. She is a native of WNC. She and Lisa met while in graduate school at UNC-CH and have been colleagues for many years .