Deb is a Certified Senior Advisor, a Certified Life Coach and has a BS in Psychology from the University of Illinois; she also has an MBA. Deb has worked as a financial advisor in the corporate world, and coaching in the non-profit sector. She has been a volunteer for the United Way, several service and community organizations, and her church. Her favorite things to do in her down time are get-a-ways to wilderness areas, reading, especially historical biographies, and movies. Deb is married and has a son in college. Her family also has three rescue dogs.
What I'm passionate about:
I am passionate about self-improvement, the wilderness, education, reading and art.
Indian and Thai cuisines
"The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age." -Lucille Ball
"You have much more power when you are working for the right thing than when you are working for the wrong thing." -Peace Pilgrim
"Happiness sneaks through a door you didn't know you left open." -John Barrymore
A Note From Deb
“There are sometimes tough decisions to face when dealing with the elderly. As a Certified Senior Advisor I have the knowledge and training to guide families through these decisions. Each situation is unique and requires listening, discernment and honoring the values and wishes of the family members involved. I have experienced this twice in my own family and the solutions for each were quite different. I feel honored each day by the trust and gratitude of the families I serve.”
- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
- The 36-Hour Day: A family Guide to Caring focy L. Mace and Peter V. Rabinsr People Who Have Alzheimer's Disease by Nan
- The Essential Guide to Caring for Aging Parents by Linda Rhodes
Reviews and Testimonials
I had no sooner filled in the information on the “A Place for Mom” website and hit the send button--when I was contacted by them and given an advisor to work with. Deb Hansen was wonderful in guiding me thru a very difficult process and advising me as to what my next steps would be. Mom was placed in a Memory Care facility within a week and the timing could not have been better. We were at a critical stage in her illness and needed help ASAP.
My family wants to thank Deb Hansen and know that “A Place for Mom” is a wonderful service to all who need this help with elder care placement. Unbelievable is the only word I know that begins to express how we feel about this wonderful website and the advisors that are there to listen and guide you.
A heartfelt thanks from my family and especially my Mom. Thanks Deb- know what you do makes such a difference to all who use your service. You are the BEST!
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