NEW NURSE MANAGER APPOINTMENT: August 2018- The Administrator of Columbine Caregivers is pleased to announce that Carol Gallagher RN has accepted the role of Nurse Manager. Carol has been a long time resident of the Grand Valley and has worked as a nurse and nurse manager for Family Health West in Fruita and Strive of Mesa County for many years prior to rejoining Columbine Caregivers in a role she served in when the position was originally created.
IN THE NEWS: September 13, 2017 - Retirement of Kathi McVern RN
Kathi McVern RN has announced her intention to retire and will be relocating to a warmer climate. Ms. McVern has been a tremendous asset to the clients and employees of Columbine Caregivers- thank you Kathi for sharing your many talents with us!
Columbine Caregivers was founded in 1989 in Grand Junction, Colorado for the purpose of providing senior citizen assistance and in home care to residents of Western Colorado. Columbine Caregivers is recognized as one of the finest sources of in-home care in Western Colorado, having provided assistance to area families for over twenty years.
Michael and Paula McCormick have owned and operated Columbine Caregivers since the spring of 2007, when they purchased it from its founder. Michael started his career in health care in 1980, with his assignment to Ft. Carson Army Hospital in Colorado Springs. After completing his military commitment, Michael became an administrator of senior retirement communities and nursing centers Michael is a member of the Grand Junction Downtown Rotary Club and is on the Board of Directors of the Grand Junction Symphony Foundation.
Paula has been a gerontological social worker since 1985. She obtained her Master's degree in Social Work from Eastern Michigan University and is a licensed social worker in the State of Colorado . Paula has assisted clients in many settings: long-term care; hospice; home health and rehabilitation. Paula is also an active member of the Mesa County Elder Abuse Prevention Council.
The offices of Columbine Caregivers are located at 602 26 1/2 Road, on the corner of 7th Street and Patterson, across from St. Mary's Regional Medical Center.
Valley Home Services, d.b.a.
602 26 1/2 Road Grand Junction, CO 81506
Phone: (970) 241-2698
To provide for all of our clients: An excellent level of support and personal attention that ensures their well being. Services that enable them to have the best possible level of independence.
The peace of mind and well-being of our clients and their families are our primary objective.
What makes us different?
• We have the ability to provide medication management.
• Our staff includes a geriatric social worker and Registered Nurse Manager.
• Our business is locally owned and managed.
• Our services are tailored to meet each client's needs.
• No deposit required.
Columbine Caregivers 602 26 1/2 Road Grand Junction, CO 81506 (970) 241-2698