Move and Placement Management

Geriatric Care Managers will help your family:

  • evaluate and select the appropriate level of care and residential options
  • ensure a smooth transition from hospital to home or to a new residence
  • assist seniors to live independently in the least restrictive/appropriate setting.


Transitioning from the family home to assisted living can be complex, emotional and overwhelming to the resident and their family. In the spirit of Careplan, we have partnered with Howard Hanna’s Denise Ritossa to offer a wide array of services to seniors & their families, making the process seamless and stress-free.

Denise is part of the Careplan family and has years of experience working with older adults and their families. She has prepared and sold countless homes in and around the Cleveland Market.

Together Careplan and Denise are available to provide the following expertise and services through Howard Hanna.

  • Preparation of comparative market valuation of property
  • Coordination of services/vendors for estate sale, liquidation or donation options
  • Home staging services and guidance
  • Professional photography and broad-based multi-platform marketing program for property listing
  • Full-service, licensed Real Estate Agent to complete the successful marketing and sale of the property

Denise’s website address is

Our Life Care Managers will provide oversight of seniors’ bill paying; provide resources and referrals for financial or legal services, including: estate and financial planning, medical (advanced) directives, power of attorney and guardianship.