People on the Move – Keswick Multi-Care Center Names New Director of Adult Day Services
Baltimore — April 9, 2008 — Keswick Multi-Care Center, a long-term care facility in north Baltimore, has named Libby Overly as director of Adult Day Services. In this position, Ms. Overly is responsible for the oversight and management of the Adult Day program, which includes 70 senior participants from the community. Previously, Ms. Overly was a clinical social worker in Keswick’s Adult Day program.
As part of her daily responsibilities, Ms. Overly oversees admissions, discharges, policies, marketing and care planning for participants and their families. Keswick’s Adult Day program provides a daycare environment for individuals who require full-time care while loved ones are at work.
“Keswick’s Adult Day Services program is designed to meet the needs of seniors and their families within the community and we are fortunate to have Libby as its new director,” said Bob Aims, Nursing Home Administrator of Keswick Multi-Care Center. “Libby’s strong leadership skill-set, along with her background in social work, have made her an excellent fit for this position.”
Having worked with seniors for more than 20 years, Ms. Overly brings extensive health care and medical social work experience, as well as strong management and advocacy skills to her new position. Specifically, Ms. Overly has managed an in-home health care company, worked in hospice care and lobbied in Washington, D.C. to preserve Social Security and Medicare.
Ms. Overly earned a Masters of Social Work from University of Southern Mississippi, a Masters in Education in community counseling from the University of Maine, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in design, from the University of Iowa. She serves on the board of directors for NeedyMeds, Inc., a non-profit organization that helps people who cannot afford medicine or health care.
Ms. Overly lives in the Charles Village neighborhood of Baltimore