Bio & Experience

 

Samantha Fox Hollander is a Licensed Clinical Master of Social Work (LCSW) and a Certified Advanced Social Work Case Manager (C-ASWCM). She is recognized as a Geriatric Care Manager and is a member of the Aging Life Care Association™.

Samantha graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a Bachelor's Degree in Gerontology from Towson University. She was awarded a full scholarship to Hunter College School of Social Work and earned a Master's Degree in Social Work with a focus in health and aging. She believes that people are capable of thriving regardless of age or challenge if given the proper support and tools. She is committed to helping people with disabilities and older adults live safer lives, in their own homes, while engaging in activities they love. She has been a Geriatric Care Manager in New York City for over 12 years and has helped over 300 people spend the remainder of their lives with dignity and respect. Samantha is the owner of Samantha Fox Care Consulting, LCSW, PLLC, a care management and consulting firm based in NYC.

Samantha was also a researcher in the field of unmet needs amongst older adult and home care issues, conducting research from grants funded by the Department for the Aging (DFTA). She has also spoken on a number of topics related to aging.

Samantha lives in NYC with her husband and two children.

Mariel Rothenberg, LMSW joined Samantha Fox Care Consulting in 2016. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Psychology at George Mason University in Virginia and received her Master's Degree in Clinical Social Work with a focus in Gerontology and Palliative care from Yeshiva University. Mariel became skilled in evaluating needs within the household through conducting home visits to clients with mental illness. Through her work to decrease the emotional burden for cancer patients, their families and the bereaved, Mariel became skilled at evaluating needs within the household for both safety and ease. Mariel consistently encourages storytelling as she believes it fosters adaptive coping within the aging process. Mariel's main goal is to keep her clients in their homes so they can age with comfort and dignity.

Dana Harsanyi, LMSW joined Samantha Fox Care Consulting in 2017. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Psychology at SUNY Old Westbury in New York and received her Master's degree in Social Work at New York University. Dana became skilled in best practices for the aging population who experience Alzheimer's and medical frailty when she was the Director of Social Work at University Nursing Home in the Bronx, NY. Dana also lead the dialysis unit and created safe care plans for adults experiencing significant deteriorating health and challenges that arise. Dana's specialty is facilitating home visits to increase and ensure household safety in tandem with putting into effect the services which will reduce the likelihood of re-hospitalization for her clients. Dana's commitment to assisting geriatric, disabled and vulnerable populations to thrive propelled her to recently achieve a post-baccalaureate certificate in Care Management from Alfred University in NY. With passion and empathy, Dana encourages her clients to thrive in their households, age peacefully and maintain control of their lives.

Elizabeth Levine, LMSW joined Samantha Fox Care Consulting in 2018. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Sociology with a Concentration in Human Services at SUNY New Paltz and a Master's degree in Social Work at Lehman College. She is also a graduate of the NY Community Trust Leadership Fellows program at Baruch College. Elizabeth is a practicing psychotherapist who values person-centered and strength based care. She has over 10 years of experience working with older adults and their families, an expertise regarding caregiver support, hoarding, administrative leadership and successfully engaging with the Alzheimer's and Dementia populations. Her experience within New York City's aging network built competence as a Geriatric Care Manager in the facilitation of leading support groups for caregivers, risk assessment in home visits, care planning, and public benefits access. Elizabeth is committed to ensuring that the voices of older adults are heard and that their needs are met.

CONTACT

Samantha Fox Hollander
(212) 203-8036 (office)
(908) 770-5248 (cell)
Samantha@SamanthaFoxCare.com
Samantha Fox Care Consulting, LCSW, PLLC
201 East 28th Street
Suite 2A
New York, NY 10016