Our Staff

SeniorCare Experts in Louisville, Kentucky

Our Staff

SeniorCare Experts in Louisville, Kentucky

Patty Dissell, Executive Director

Patty Dissell,
Executive Director


On behalf of all our staff, volunteers and Board of Directors, thank you for allowing us to serve our oldest generation! And, thank you to those that make financial gifts so we may serve those that need financial assistance.”

Becky Ricketts, Client Services Liaison

Becky B. Ricketts,
Client Services Liaison 


” Becky installs the medical Alerts units, teaches folks how to use the device and she will call and check on our clients on a regular basis. In addition, she also helps with training our volunteers, does community outreach and is always helpful in finding and preparing grants to help fund our organization. “I love our clients! I love helping them, getting to know them and being their second family. SCE is so vital to this community! I have been here for over 20 years loving every minute!.” “

Cara Montgomery, Social Worker

Cara Montgomery,
Social Worker


Cara Montgomery is the Social Worker for Senior Care Experts. Although Cara has been in the social services field since 1989 working with Metro Parks, Eastern State Hospital, Home Of The Innocents, Seven Counties, Bridgehaven in addition to almost 10 years with state government; CPS, APS, OIG. Cara previously spent the past 7 years working as a case manager for Acquired Brain injury. She comes to SCE with great experience and positive energy with a passion for helping others. Cara is empathetic, patient, perceptive, dependable, persistent and driven when it comes to helping others. In conclusion, Cara is looking forward to working with a non-profit organization that recognizes the seniors in our community and to help provide them the services they may need to live independently in their home. “I await the opportunity to helping our clients and recognizing their need, their voice and provide them services they need and want to stay in their home, live independently…and helping our clients to stay connected with their health, well-being and quality of life as they wish.”

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Kristin Knabel,
Office Manager


Kristin is the Office Manager for SeniorCare Experts. Kristin works with all office staff members accomplishing all office tasks and works to make sure the office runs smoothly on a day to day basis. She also works with the front desk volunteers to monitor the phone. Kristin is always looking for volunteers to cover the front desk. “I enjoy working with the SCE Staff each day. It fills my heart to know that because I am in the office accomplishing the small tasks everyday our other staff members can be out serving our seniors!” “

Gina Elliott, Finance Manager

Gina Elliott,
Finance Manager


Gina has helped SCE with accounting for six years. “I am pleased that I am now officially part of the staff!” “

Terry Lesch, Social Worker

Terry Lesch,
Social Worker


I am very excited to join the SCE team. My 25 years of experience in Home Health allows me to help all our clients. I served on the Board of Directors and now am a staff member.

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Marian Gosling,
Meals Coordinator


” Marian Gosling joined SeniorCare Experts in May 2019 as the Meals Coordinator.  She came out of a three-year retirement after having a previous career of over 37 years in local non-profit and community services – primarily with seniors through the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program, Metro United Way and Louisville Metro Government.  “I could not have found a better job or agency with which to restart my work life!  SCE is a growing, dedicated ‘family’ of souls committed to high quality service.  In this program, we strive for accuracy and responsiveness to our client’s meal choices, delivering a diverse, nutritious (and yummy) three-option menu each day along with observant interaction by caring volunteers.  Home delivered meals is another of SCE’s methods for providing caregivers assurance of their loved one’s ability to remain self-sufficient in their home.  The need for this service is exploding and SCE needs volunteers to answer the call to deliver.  If you can donate 2 hours a month or week, please let us know.” “

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Melissa Sego,
Intake Coordinator


” Melissa is the new Intake Coordinator. She helps with triaging with the phone calls and entering new clients into the system. She helps everyone in the office with what needs to be done.  “ I have the passion for helping others out in their time of need. And I enjoy getting to know new people.” “