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Greg Bridges – Co-Owner & Administrator
Greg, RN, MA, CWCN, HCA, is Co-Owner and Administrator for Oklahoma’s Home Care Assistance. An RN with many years of patient care and home health care experience, Greg brings clinical expertise and oversight to Home Care Assistance. He has worked in a consulting capacity helping health care providers improve quality of care and quality of life for seniors. Greg’s experience in health care also includes college teaching in an allied health program, serving as the director of education and staff development as well as a case manager and alternate home care administrator for a hospital based home health and hospice agency, primarily serving Medicare patients.
Originally from New York, Greg has lived in Oklahoma since 2002. He has been active in many community-based activities including those of his three children. Throughout his career in healthcare and teaching, he has developed a passion for serving the young and elderly.
Melissa Hill – Co-Owner
Melissa is Co-Owner of Oklahoma’s Home Care Assistance and an advocate for bringing healthy lifestyle strategies into the homes of seniors. Melissa developed an understanding and passion for senior care and senior wellness issues in her role as communications director for a Medicare Quality Improvement Organization. She oversaw marketing and public communications, working to promote healthcare quality improvement and to engage health care providers, patients and their families, and others in health care and aging issues. Melissa has served in marketing, sales, and communications capacities in cable television, business software and technology, and government sectors. She earned her B.S. in Business Administration/Marketing from Oklahoma State University.
Part of the sandwich generation herself, Melissa’s aging parents are close at heart while she strives to balance her family life and her work life. She and her two daughters live in Edmond, where they are active in church, school, sports and other community groups.
Christie Blackketter – Employee Care Manager
Christie is an advocate for quality care for seniors. As Employee Care Manager, she is responsible for building and developing our team of high-caliber caregivers. She handles scheduling and client care matters to help ensure our clients get the very best service. Prior to joining our office staff, Christie was a Home Care Assistance Caregiver for more than two years, and was loved by all her clients! She came to us after working in the healthcare system in her homeland, Canada. Meet Christie, eh!
Natalie Blankenship, RN – Client Care Manager
With first-hand experience watching her mom care for her “Mimi” through her Alzheimer’s disease, Natalie understands the challenges families face caring for aging loved ones. In her role as Home Care Assistance client care manager, Natalie oversees care plans and works with our clients and care team to help ensure the best care services. An RN with home healthcare experience, Natalie brings energy and enthusiasm to our team.
Megan Anderson – Administrative Assistant
Megan is often the first face and voice people encounter at our Home Care Assistance office, while she helps our office run more efficiently from day to day. She is enthusiastic about helping others and ensures our clients, caregivers, and visitors receive a warm reception. Along with office administrative experience, Megan has been an elementary school teacher. She lives with her family in Edmond.