Dee has affectionately
been called "The Queen of Seniors," with
more than 25 years of experience
as a writer, photographer and publicist in the field.
Her clients have included Retirement Communities, Nursing Homes, Independent
Living and Active Adult
Communities, Rehabilitation, Assisted Living, Continuing Care facilities
and Senior Health
Dee's Client History Includes:
Property & Management
North Shore Hotel
Falls Active Adult Community
Health Care Centers
Square Retirement Communities
Inc., specializing in interior design for senior living facilities
and the development and start-up management for retirement communities.
included: Chicago, Schaumburg, Algonquin, Evanston, Des Plaines, Lombard,
Wheeling, Rantoul, Crest Hill,
Elmhurst, Orland Park, Chicago Ridge, LaGrange, Streamwood,
Bloomingdale, Zion and Lake Zurich.
When working with a client, Dee keeps in continual contact with administrators,
client service directors, activities
personnel, nursing staffs, doctors
and non-profit organizations to maintain a consistent and
steady wealth of story possibilities
for public awareness efforts. To maintain a flow of fresh
features, she is alert, attuned
and astute to every possible story, photo opportunity and
newsworthy connection which can
be made with, or for, her clients.
Commended by organizations and individuals for
her "attention to
the senior market," Dee was
also the recipient of a Personality
Profile Award from
the North American Mature (NAMPA)
Publishers Association. Her work
in this field has been published
in The Chicago Sun-Times, Cover
for Senior Life in Indiana; Cover
Stories for Senior News in Illinois.
Daily and weekly papers
Daily Herald, Lerner-Pioneer Press,
The Star, The Chicago Suburban and Suburban
Chicago newspaper chains and hosts of locals and
independents in her target readership areas.
Dee's photographs and stories are also used by her
clients in their corporate literature and
on their web-sites.
"I like to see my work all over the place," says Dee,"...and
love to surprise clients by having
my projects appear in wide varieties of publications
whenever possible. I've published senior
living stories in Polish, Latino, German, Korean
and Greek magazines and newspapers. Stories and
photos have been printed in national speciality
publications ranging from Mary Beth's Beanie
World Magazine to Black Belt Self Defense Magazine.