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Background:

Southern Helpers started out of passion and a heart for the elderly population. It is our duty to be change agent for Savannah and the surrounding counties impacting lives in the community by providing the best care for Seniors who chose to stay and live a full life in the comfort of their own home.

A little bit about who we are:

Brian graduated from Montgomery County High School in 1995. After completion of high school Brian immediately enlisted in the Army. Brian severed 20 years in the U.S. Army. He served the majority of his career with the 160th Special Operation Aviation Regiment. While in 160th he was stationed at Hunter Army Airfield, Korea, and Fort Lewis, WA. One of his primary duties was the Battalion Support Operations Non Commissioned Officer in charge. His responsibilities included planning, advising, and coordinating the execution of logistic operations worldwide. Traveling to several locations, both national and international, he has become extremely adaptable when communicating with different customs and cultures. Based on his superb technical expertise and proven mentorship Brian has trained many Non Commissioned Officers, Soldiers, and Civilian employees. Brian has also managed and monitored annual budgets for supplies and services. Brian is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a Marketing specialization.

Kimberly graduated from Vidalia High School located in the great “onion city.” Right after high school Kimberly witness what poor caregiving looked like while being faced with the death of her mother. It was this encounter that prompted Kimberly to want to work in the healthcare industry. She saw the need and wanted to be a part of the solution. Not directly going into the healthcare industry, Kimberly began teaching school and later joined the Army as a Chemical Officer. Far from anything she had experienced or thought, the Army assured her that “serving” was not only her calling but her passion. Kimberly has earned numerous degrees and is currently working on her PhD in Human Services.

She is an active member of the Savannah Junior League. She serves with Ogeechee CASA as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for abused and neglected children and volunteers throughout the community giving back. Having been a certified nursing assistant and a home caregiver, Kimberly understands the need for great caregivers in the elderly community. She has a heart that cares and the drive to help motivate a team that will help meet the needs of every client.

ARTICLES AND RESOURCES

Tips to Improve Interaction Among the Generations

  • Source: Colorado State University

The Keys to Aging Wisely

  • Source: Florida Elder Care Services in Pinellas, Pasco, and Hillsborough Counties (Clearwater, Florida)

Dementia Action Alliance