RN, BSN, CCM Wellness Coordinator
Margie Huffman, RN, BSN, CCM, has been named Wellness Coordinator for Stillwater Senior Living, an Edwardsville senior community of 46 apartmentsat 1111 University Drive and opening in December 2014.
Huffman, a member of the National Association of Professional Care Managers, has operated Stepping Stones, a Maryville-based geriatric care management firm. The Maryville resident is a 2005 graduate of Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, she is a Registered Nurse in both Illinois and Missouri. Prior, the Belleville native worked as Physical Therapist Assistant after earning her Associate Degree in Applied Science through Southwest Illinois College in 1990.
With professional experience in rehabilitation, Huffman naturally acclimated toward assisting older adults and their families. From aiding them to identify appropriate living arrangements, to advocating on their behalf for access to healthcare resources, she also monitored care and service levels of providers. She drew on her expertise as a home health nurse handling treatment and case management to liaison with out-of-town relatives.
“Margie’s unique mix of experience and training will ensure the residents of Stillwater Senior Living are participating and enjoying our vibrant lifestyle community. A member of the Stillwater management team, Huffman will create individualized health and wellness plans synthesizing the residents’interests and abilities while staying aligned with physician and family input,” says Kathleen Long, Stillwater’s local owner and operator.
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