Janai Quintana came to Windward Life Care in 2015 with over twenty years of experience in medical social work, adult day health care, geriatrics, and home care administration. She earned her bachelor’s degree in social work from Elms College in Massachusetts, and her master’s degree in social work from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas. Janai has been actively involved in the formation of several senior services programs in San Diego, such as San Diego Community Action Network/the 211 Directory, the Accessibility Board for the Metropolitan Transit Service, and the county’s Long-Term Care Integration Project. Janai has expertise in helping families with complex dynamics, as well as clients with dementia and/or mental health concerns. Janai is working toward CMC certification and is a member of the Aging Life Care Association.
“I was drawn to social work as a career in the seventh grade. I wanted to help people make it through difficult times and find new meaning in their lives. My social work education was based on the “eclectic approach,” perfect for the field of care management and helpful in creating the ideal care plan for each client. My greatest satisfaction comes from my regular interaction with the people we serve; if I can make their day brighter by injecting a little light and humor, I have been successful.”
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