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About Melanie Lee

Robert “Kim” Lee and Melanie Ann Lee founded Flourish in Place to help seniors and adults with disabilities thrive and flourish while leading dignified and independent lives in the comfort and safety of their own homes. Kim and Melanie raised three remarkable children while helping care for Melanie’s wonderful mother, Kathryn, who lived a rich life despite dealing with bipolar disorder all her life and suffering later from post-polio syndrome. Melanie has cared for her intellectually disabled older sister for the past 18 years as Melinda’s court-appointed plenary guardian. Kim’s mother, Betsy, suffers from severe dementia. She lives in her own home with the help of compassionate family members as well as paid caregivers. Kim and Melanie’s life experiences caring for others influenced their desire to help people not merely “age in place” -- but flourish at home. Kim and Melanie are both Certified Senior Care Managers. Melanie is also a science teacher.

4 tips for avoiding caregiver burnout for dementia care

Are you a family caregiver for a loved one with dementia? Read now to learn our top tips for avoiding caregiver burnout for dementia care.

March Caregiver of the Month: Taylor

We are so excited to announce our caregiver of the month: Taylor! Learn more about her here.

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The ultimate guide to senior mental health

Knowledge is power! Check out the comprehensive guide to senior mental health to learn more about mental health in the U.S. and access the best resources.

Heart Health Month: How to keep your heart healthy

February is American Heart Health Month! Read now to learn about heart disease and explore the best tips for seniors to stay heart healthy.

6 tips to prevent falls for seniors

Falling is a common hazard of aging. Explore these tips to learn how to prevent falls for seniors and help keep your loved ones safe.

How home care technology brings peace of mind to families

Technology is key to keeping us connected! Learn how home care technology brings peace of mind to families whose loved ones are being cared for by FiP.

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