Gina LaPalio-Lakin, M.A
Gina has worked in Gerontology and Geriatric services for over 30 years and holds a master’s degree in Gerontological Psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago. She has extensive experience in Adult Day Services, Senior Social Services and Nursing Home Administration and served a two-year term as Coordinator for the Illinois-Missouri Gateway Geriatric Education Center at Rush University Medical Center. Gina began her tenure with Wisdom Eldercare in 2011 as a Geriatric Care Manager and has been a passionate advocate in assisting clients to access needed services, identify and achieve care goals, and enhance their overall quality of life.
When the founder and owner of Wisdom Eldercare made the decision to retire in 2019, Gina enthusiastically embraced the opportunity to acquire the company. As the new CEO/owner, Gina will continue the company’s 35 year legacy of providing the highest quality of care to clients and families allowing them to remain as independent as possible in the setting of their choice.
About Wisdom Eldercare
Since our inception in 1985, Wisdom Eldercare has been independently owned, locally operated and a trusted partner in offering outstanding caregivers and care management services for older adults in the Chicagoland area. Our mission is to ensure your loved ones are getting reliable, consistent and professional support that promotes dignity, safety and happiness.
Wisdom Eldercare’s experienced, professional caregivers are carefully chosen after an extensive interview and a meticulous national background screening, drug testing, and fingerprint clearance.
Our care management and leadership team is comprised of Master's level geriatric specialists, who can guide you through the care journey, offering advice and support. Our Health and Wellness Advisor, Larry LaPalio, MD, is board-certified in geriatrics and palliative care, and is available for consultation as needed.
You and your loved ones can have peace of mind knowing that we have earned our trusted reputation by maintaining the highest professional standards, ethical practices, and demonstrating a genuine caring for our clients. Choose wisely – choose Wisdom!