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.
JD Senior Placement Advisor
Originally from Maryland, Becky has also lived in Colorado for a number of years and currently resides in Palm Beach County, Florida. Becky holds a bachelor’s degree in business as well as a Juris Doctorate. She practiced law and worked in the Human Resources arena for many years. She is certified both in mediation as well as life coaching.
Becky’s journey navigating the complexities of senior care began with her own family. Becky left her job to help care for her parents in Sarasota, and helped other senior relatives with the decision of finding the right senior living option.
Because of her own personal experience, Becky saw a need for guidance for seniors and families when they are facing the challenges that come with aging. She also realized that many families are still working and/or were raising kids and had little time to do the legwork and research needed to find a good living option for their senior loved one. This led her to becoming a Senior Living Advisor, which she has done since 2015.
Because of her experience, she is passionate about helping people plan for aging, and helping families and seniors navigate the many living options available to them. Becky enjoys speaking on the topic of “Planning for Aging” and is involved in community events supporting seniors.
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
Sunnye Neto Originally from Kansas, Sunnye holds a bachelor’s in psychology and has years of personal and professional caregiving experience. As a child, Sunnye learned early on the challenges of being a caregiver to both of her grandmothers who had dementia and lived with her family. This is what drove her passion to help other caregivers cope and also to recognize when it is time for their loved one to move to an appropriate new home where they will get as much care, socialization, and dignity as possible. Sunnye is well versed in all levels of care as she has worked in sales and marketing for home health, independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing rehabilitation. She also worked at a memory care assisted living community for over eight years, which had a huge impact on her. This comprehensive experience gives her great insight regarding the logistics of making a move to senior living and how to compassionately help the transition go smoothly. Sunnye is also very active in the community. Over the years she has facilitated caregiver support groups, educated seniors about aging and Alzheimer’s Disease, participated in numerous fundraising committees for the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Community Care, and various other groups. In addition, Sunnye loves to sing for residents at senior communities, using music to stir up sweet memories and touch the heart and soul of so many.