ABOUT YOUR ADVISORS IN South Florida
Certified Senior Advisor®
Candy Cohn is a Certified Senior Advisor® and owner of Oasis Senior Advisors South Florida. Originally from Philadelphia, Candy has lived in Florida since 1985. After living in Martin County for years, she moved to Delray Beach in 2008 and then to Boca Raton in 2017.
Her background in healthcare marketing includes community relations at Martin Memorial Hospital in Stuart, FL; writing for “Psychotherapy Finances” newsletter; Marketing Director for Flexsite Diagnostics; and community relations at the Visiting Nurse Association of Florida. After helping her own parents move to a senior living community in 2011, Candy realized the complexity and emotional challenges involved in this transition and has since dedicated herself to serving others who needed to make these life changes.
Candy is very active in the community, including being a member of the Rotary Club of Downtown Boca Raton, the Palm Beach County Partnership for Aging (PFA), the Skilled Nursing & Assisted Living Alliance (SNALA) and participating regularly in the Palm Beach County Guardianship Association and Florida Assisted Living Association (FALA). Candy also serves as past president of Broward County Elder Services Resource Network (ESRN) and has served for several years on the planning committee for the Boca Raton Brain Bowl fundraiser for Alzheimer’s.
Senior Placement Advisor
Kim Harris is a qualified geriatric Care Manager and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Services Administration from Barry University. She has spent over ten years as a client representative for all matters pertaining to client care and advocacy. Kim has a forte for providing a cohesive system of communication complete with appropriate recommendations to family members. She takes a proactive approach on behalf of the client to ensure and preserve dignity, rights and a sense of well-being.
As a member of the Oasis Senior Advisors South Florida team, Kim is pleased to be able to utilize her years of experience which include coordinating senior living as well as in-home care and providing other senior resources. In addition to serving as a respected Care Manager, Kim enjoys helping families as a trained Group Facilitator for the Alzheimer’s Association.
Senior Placement Advisor
Shannon’s passion for the older generation started when she was a teenager. She began her career as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) and Home Health Aide (HHA) and found it extremely rewarding to take care of seniors. She’s worked as a CNA and HHA in Michigan, California, Massachusetts, and Florida. Shannon has a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Technical Health Care Management from DeVry University. Shannon has also worked in private and Medicare Home Health as both an Administrator and Clinical Marketing Representative. In addition, she’s worked as an office manager and account manager supervisor for a national dermatology practice that provides services in assisted living communities. Shannon now brings her industry knowledge and experience to Oasis Senior Advisors South Florida, where she is finding it very gratifying to help seniors and their families navigate the maze of senior living options.