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Meet the staff at Massachusetts General PrimeCare.
Our team is a blend of seasoned clinical professionals who are licensed in nursing or social work and certified in geriatric care management. They are all members of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers. Our staff has more than ten years of combined experience working in complex health care systems and assisting elders and families with challenges in finding the senior health resources they need.
Barbara Maxey, RN, BSN, CCM Nurse Care Manager, Clinical DirectorBoard Certification: Commission for Case Manager CertificationDirect Line: 617-724-7869
Barbara is the clinical director at Massachusetts General PrimeCare and has been a case manager since 2004. She has spent her entire professional career at Mass General and prior to joining PrimeCare was a staff nurse, head nurse, continuing care nurse and in-patient care manager. Barbara is a member of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) and in 2009 became a Certified Care Manager (CCM). Her clinical interests include geriatrics, Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia along with oncology and hospice care. Barbara received her nursing degree from Catholic University in Washington, D.C.
"Working at PrimeCare has been so fulfilling as I have had the opportunity to work with many of my clients for years and have developed long term relationships with them and their families. We also have the advantage of being able to follow them through the continuum rather then just providing episodic care." - Barbara Maxey RN, BSN, CCM
Rose Anne Dioguardi, MSW, LICSWClinical Social Worker, Care ManagerDirect Line: 617-643-8457
Rose Anne is a licensed independent clinical social worker with experience in long-term care, sub-acute rehabilitation, and geriatric psychiatry/mental health. She is currently working toward a Mental Health in Aging Certificate from Boston University and her Care Management Certification. Her clinical interests include geriatrics, dementia care, and other forms of mental illness. Rose Anne obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from Ithaca College and her Masters in Social Work from SUNY Albany.
"Working with seniors and their families has always been a passion of mine. I am thrilled to be a member of the PrimeCare team. This is a fantastic group of professionals who provide quality care to our clients." - Rose Anne Dioguardi, MSW, LICSW
Janet Sobel-Medow, RN, BSN, CCMNurse Care ManagerBoard Certification: Commission for Case Manager CertificationDirect Line: 617-643-4438
Janet joined Massachusetts General PrimeCare in 2008. Previously, she had her own private geriatric care management practice and more than 15 years as a care manager in a variety of settings. Janet is a member of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) and in 2009, became a Certified Care Manager (CCM). Her clinical interests include long-distance caregiving, depression and isolation in older adults, dementia, palliative care and hospice. Janet received her nursing degree from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.
"I love working at PrimeCare. Massachusetts General Hospital is an exciting place to practice. I get to meet interesting people and it's very satisfying being able to assist elders and their families." - Janet Sobel-Medow, RN,BSN, CCM
Jeremy Vendetta RN, BSN Care Manager Direct Line: 617-724-6679
Jeremy Vendetta came to PrimeCare in April 2016. During previous employment, Jeremy worked as a staff nurse and later became a charge nurse on a General Surgery and Medicine Floor at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut. He then relocated to Massachusetts to work as a nursing supervisor for a large Private Home Care company. Jeremy graduated with his Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Curry College. Jeremy’s professional interests include home health care (Skilled and Private), geriatrics, palliative Care, urology, general surgery, and hospice care.
"Working at PrimeCare has been, and continues to be, such an honor for me. It gives me great satisfaction to help my clients navigate through the health care continuum and give them the personalized attention they need and deserve”. - Jeremy Vendetta RN, BSN
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