||Diana Goodman, MS, President and co-founder of ElderCare Resources, Inc., has worked in public and private geriatric care management since 1980. She is a guardian, conservator,
trustee, and care manager. Diana values her long-term relationships with clients and wants to be by her clients' side whenever they need her. She has an extensive community leadership record, including service on the Laurel Hill Center Board of Directors and on the Lane
Council of Government's Senior Services Advisory Council.
|Karen Fabiano, MPAff, Vice-President, serves as conservator, guardian, fiscal planner, and case manager. Karen is a National Certified Guardian and Oregon Certified Guardian. She applies experience gained as a
state fiscal analyst where she was assigned about $1 billion in budget units. She was also a foster parent for mentally ill youth and the owner of a real-estate renovations company. At
ElderCare Resources, Inc., Karen seeks to bring stability to families who are in crisis. She especially enjoys finding ways to communicate with speech-limited persons. Karen is a member of the National Guardianship
Association. She also practices Aikido, a martial art whose aim is to never fight, but to resolve conflict into peace.
|Jorja Farnsworth, RN, joined ElderCare in 2008 with over 40 years of nursing experience. During her 24 years at Sacred Heart
Hospital, she served as Nurse Manager of the Progressive Cardiac Unit, and as case manager and charge nurse. Jorja especially values her role as Patient Advocate in which she helps clients and families understand their care needs and navigate the medical system.
||Jessica is the company mascot and loves to perform tricks when visiting with Karen at care communities or wherever dogs are welcome.
Karen Fabiano, MPAff, has passed her exams and is now a National Certified Guardian and an
Oregon Certified Guardian. To become certified, Ms. Fabiano had to take special preparatory courses and study intensively about guardianship laws and expected standards of practice for professional fiduciaries. The Oregon certification requires detailed knowledge of Oregon
statutes related to guardianship and conservatorship. Certification is voluntary. For more information see the Center For Guardianship Certification website at www.guardianshipcert.org.
Fabiano is committed to applying National Guardianship Association standards of practice in all phases of her work as a fiduciary. NGA provides ongoing training and guidance to practicing guardians.