Sharon is the President and Owner of Action HealthCare Services, Inc. She has been serving the older adult community in Boulder County since 1992. She began her career of working with elders as program coordinator for the Boulder County Senior Nutrition Program while she was in college. After graduating from college, she worked as a social worker, social services director and then admissions coordinator for a skilled nursing facility in Boulder, Colorado. She then became the administrator of a small assisted living facility in Boulder before joining Action HealthCare as a care manager in 1996. Sharon became the owner of Action HealthCare in 2005 and has been leading the company in providing care management and legal guardianship services since that time.
Sharon believes her strengths are connecting with the clients and making them feel heard and she takes pride in treating all her clients with the utmost dignity and respect. Sharon contributes her success as a Care Manager and Legal Guardian to her empathy, listening skills, comfort in handling conflict, and determination to ensure that each client’s needs and wishes are fulfilled to the best degree possible. She is well versed in the healthcare systems and relies on this knowledge to advocate for clients and their families.
Sheri RoyseOffice Manager/Care Manager Assistant
Sheri joined Action HealthCare Services in 2006 after a long stint of being a stay at home mom. She began her career with Action HealthCare as an office manager and has earned her experience though many years of hands on care management assistance. Sheri’s strengths are her compassion, empathy and most of all, her great sense of humor. Sheri will generally be the first contact when you call Action HealthCare Services and has expansive knowledge of local resources, care communities and support agencies. She also has the ability to understand how to best to navigate each individual personal life situation. She also has her QMAP. When not in the office, Sheri loves to go camping, hiking and paddling around in her kayak and spending time with her two adult children.
Stacey James, MPT, CMCCare Manager
Stacey is a Certified Care Manager with over 20 years of experience working with aging adults. She is a licensed physical therapist and has worked in long-term care, inpatient rehabilitation and home health care in the Longmont and Boulder areas. Becoming a certified care manager has allowed her to give the time and care to individuals and families that they need and deserve on their journey through the aging process. Her wealth of knowledge regarding mobility concerns, home safety, appropriate living situations and available community resources bring a unique perspective to the care management team. She is here to provide whatever services you may need in an unbiased, professional manner so that all clients and family members feel heard and understood when making difficult decisions. Stacey is an advanced professional member of the Aging Life Care Association, a Care Manager, Certified through the National Academy of Certified Care Managers and a licensed PT in Colorado.
Theresa GrillCare Manager
Theresa joined Action HealthCare Services in the summer of 2022. She brings a varied and rich health care background to the position; she has experience as a care provider, staff supervisor, educator and advocate.
While pursuing her undergraduate degree in Environmental Health, she worked as a nursing assistant. She has worked with intellectually disabled children and adults in institutional, group home and family home settings. She volunteered as a Volunteer Long Term Care Ombudsman when that program began in 1985. After receiving a Master’s degree in Health Service Administration, Theresa has held positions as an American Heart Association instructor of first aid and CPR, a Volunteer Coordinator for Odyssey Hospice, the Colorado Visiting Nurse Association and the Alzheimer’s Association Colorado chapter. She spent three years as the Professional Education Coordinator with the Alzheimer’s Association focusing on the education and training of emergency providers – police, fire and rescue professionals. She also consulted with nursing homes, home care agencies and assisted living facilities to provide training and problem solving for staff. In her off time, Theresa enjoys taking her young grandson to the area parks, taking her dog Tramp on long walks and keeping in touch with family spread across the US.
Brenda HotchkissCare Manager
Brenda joined Action HealthCare Services in October, 2022. She has both a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master’s Degree in Gerontology from the University of Colorado in Boulder. After 13 years of working as a project manager for IBM, she left the company in 2009. She then returned to school and received her Master’s Degree in Gerontology in 2012. After receiving her Master’s degree she worked as a caseworker with Adult Protective Services in Boulder County for the next 7 years. Brenda has served on the Senior Advisory Board for the Longmont Senior Center, and was active volunteer in the AARP Bill Payer Program. In her free time Brenda enjoys taking salsa lessons, playing Mahjong, reading and taking long walks.
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