Meet Our Team

Anne C. Sansevero, RN, MA, GNP, CCM

Anne C. Sansevero, RN, MA, GNP, CCM
Nurse Care Manager, Founder and CEO

Anne Sansevero is the founder and CEO of HealthSense LLC, an Aging Life Care management consulting practice. She is a master's prepared geriatric nurse practitioner, and a seasoned nursing professional with over 30 years of experience in the field. A … Read more »

Care Team - Debra Shore

Debra Shore, RN, BSN, MPH, CMC
Nurse Care Manager, Director of Operations

Debra is an Nurse Care Manager who has been working with HealthSense clients since 2015. She has over 25 years of nursing and healthcare administration experience. Debra graduated from Boston University where she was awarded … Read more »

Mary Jo Vetter DNP, RN, AGPCNP-BC

Mary Jo Vetter, DNP, RN, AGPCNP-BC
Nurse Care Manager

Mary Jo is a board-certified adult and geriatric primary care nurse practitioner who has practiced throughout the metropolitan area for the past 20 years. Her clinical expertise is focused on enabling aging individuals to remain safely at home. As a … Read more »

bsn, Samantha Clifford

Samantha Clifford, RN, BSN
Nurse Care Manager

Samantha received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Brigham Young University with honors. Her clinical experience includes emergency geriatric care and rapid response triage. … Read more »

Heidy DeLaOsa

Heidy DeLaOsa, RN, BSN, CCM
Nurse Care Manager

Heidy has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Dominican College in New York and has been a Registered Nurse for over 20 years. She is fluent in both English and Spanish. … Read more »

Barbi Rogonia, RN, BSN

Barbi Rogonia, RN, BSN
Nurse Care Manager

Barbi received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Penn State University. She is a registered nurse with over 10 years of clinical experience in a variety of in-patient and community settings including behavioral health and wellness, general … Read more »

blonde headshot

Jessica Strauss, RN, BSN
Nurse Care Manager

Jessica received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing where she was a Founders’ Day Scholar and was also awarded both the Arnold and Marie Schwartz Fund for Nursing Scholarship and the Louis … Read more »

headshot woman black blazer

Veronica Ruffin-Ellis, DNP, MSN Ed, RN
Nurse Care Manager

Dr. Veronica Ruffin-Ellis is a highly experienced nursing professional with a broad range of talents across the spectrum of nursing leadership. She is a skilled clinician, educator and health care administrator who has practiced in the New York Metro … Read more »

headshot of woman

Petronella Phillips

Petronella has a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from the College of New Rochelle where she was honored for her nursing excellence by the Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics … Read more »

Hector Pou, LCSW-R, C-ASWCM
Social Work Care Manager

With more than 30 years’ experience as a social worker and administrator serving older adults and their families, Hector has extensive expertise in helping families navigate elder care. Hector has a deep understanding of Medicaid eligibility criteria … Read more »

Emily Scholler, BS

Emily Scholler, BS
Director of MindSense Operations, Cognitive Enrichment Specialist

Emily is the Director of MindSense - our cognitive enrichment program. Emily and her team individually tailors sessions based on their client’s cognitive abilities and skillfully uses their unique interests and strengths to leverage engagement. … Read more »

Emily B. H. Sorensen, BS, TRS

Emily B. H. Sorensen, BS, TRS
Director of Client Relations, Cognitive Enrichment Specialist

Emily received her Bachelor of Science degree in therapeutic recreation and management from Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Business. Her past clinical experience includes using a wide range of therapeutic recreation tools in a variety … Read more »

Jessica Gibbons, BFA

Jessica Gibbons, BFA
Cognitive Enrichment Specialist

Jessica received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Drama from the North Carolina School of the Arts. A multi-talented professional, Jessica is an award-winning actor, artist and author. She has performed and directed Off-Broadway and in regional theater … Read more »

professional headshot of man

John Altson
Legacy Writer

John Alston is a true renaissance man. A skilled mathematician and analytical thinker, he retired from IBM in 2010 after a remarkable twenty year career. He introduced IBM speech recognition to the New York Times and as an innovator working with cut … Read more »

Hope. C. Tarr

Hope C. Tarr, Ph.D.
Reiki Practitioner

Hope holds a master’s degree in developmental psychology and a Ph.D. in education. Attuned to Reiki in the 1990s, she has 20 years of experience as a Reiki practitioner, third degree, treating clients with a broad range of clinical challenges … Read more »