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Our People

Here at Right at Home Palm Beach Gardens, we're dedicated to being much more than a home care agency. We are the navigator of what comes next for seniors and adults with disabilities. Our mission has always been to improve the quality of life for those we serve. That means it's always about the people we serve and our dedicated team who work tirelessly to care for clients.

These are the people who work behind the scenes to bring you and your loved ones the highest caliber of inhome care.

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Bruce and Judy Gropper

Right at Home Palm Beach Gardens Owners

Right at Home Palm Beach Gardens, owned and operated by Bruce and Judy Gropper, is a dedicated in-home care service with a strong focus on compassion and reliability. Its mission is to improve the lives of seniors and individuals with disabilities residing within the community. Bruce and Judy are committed to providing individualized care while also upholding the dignity of each person under their care. Services offered by Right at Home Palm Beach Gardens are tailored to cater to the specific needs of each client. This includes assistance with daily tasks, medication reminders, companionship, and specialized care for conditions such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. The primary objective is to promote the well-being and independence of all individuals in their care.

With their extensive experience and compassionate approach, Bruce and Judy Gropper's Right at Home Palm Beach Gardens is a trustworthy partner for families seeking professional, attentive, and respectful care for their loved ones within the comfort of their own homes. As owners of Right at Home Palm Beach Gardens, Bruce and Judy bring a wealth of business management expertise to the organization. Their solid background in business operations equips them with the essential strategic skills needed to ensure the successful management of a home care service in Palm Beach County. In addition to their business acumen, Bruce and Judy are deeply committed to serving the community. This is evident in their unwavering dedication to providing exceptional care for seniors and individuals with disabilities, as well as their involvement in philanthropic endeavors and community outreach programs that promote the health and wellness of older adults.

Through their innovative leadership, Right at Home Palm Beach Gardens has expanded its reach into new markets, making a positive impact within the health care industry. Their emphasis on personalized care and respect for dignity has earned them a reputation as dependable and competent partners in the healthcare field. They are highly valued for their professionalism and attentive approach to caregiving. Bruce and Judy are not only esteemed individuals in the home care sector but also passionate advocates for the well-being of seniors. Through their involvement in philanthropy and community outreach, they continuously strive to make a meaningful difference in the lives of older adults, ensuring they receive the necessary care and support they deserve. Their steadfast commitment to promoting health and wellness for seniors has established them as compassionate and trusted leaders in the field of home care.

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Andrea Mack Director of Client Services Right at Home Palm Beach Andrea Mack Director of Client Services Right at Home Palm Beach

Andrea Mack

Director of Client Services

Andrea Mack is a highly experienced and respected nurse and caregiver. After graduating from University of Miami with a degree in Elementary Education, she worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant for many years. Andrea's experience and passion caring for the elderly has made her a great Director of Client Services.

As our Director of Client Services, Andrea manages orientation, education, supervision and evaluation processes for all our caregivers and nursing supervisors. She ensures that all documentation related to caregiver performance is recorded in our management system.

For our clients, Andrea takes the time to listen and get to know their personality and needs by building a close relationship with them and their loved ones to pair our clients with the perfect caregiver. She maintains ongoing communication with our clients and any professionals involved to make sure we exceed their expectations.

Andrea understands the struggle that families experience when finding the right care for their loved one. Through her experience finding care for her grandmother, who suffered from cancer and diabetes, she saw first hand the lack of care that was provided. She observed how the lack of communication, poor staff training, and negligent management, effected the level of care that seniors received.

It’s through this experience that she strived to ensure that each family we serve gets a caregiver who will provide exceptional care. Andrea only hires caregivers exemplify our mission: “To improve the quality of life for those we serve.”

Kaydeen Shand

Care Coordinator, CNA

Kaydeen Shand is a new addition to our growing office team. After recognizing her extraordinary talents as a caregiver, we decided to bring her in to help guide and coordinate other caregivers. While majoring in Nursing at Florida A&M University, Kaydeen became a Certified Nursing Assistant to develop a deeper understanding for caring for others.

As our Care Coordinator, Kaydeen helps bridge the communication between our office, caregivers, and our clients.

This ensures that there is transparency in the care provided. In addition, she conducts regular client visits to see to it that the RightCare is being implemented. This means that our caregivers arrive on time, dressed appropriately, and ready to take the RightApproach to caring for your loved one.

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Karen E. Schatten, Administrator, Right at Home Palm Beach Karen E. Schatten, Administrator, Right at Home Palm Beach

Karen E. Schatten


Karen has worked with Right at Home Palm Beach since 2015 as our Administrator. Karen graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. With over 11 years of experience in the health care industry, she has gained significant supervisory and administrative experience in home health care.

Along with her services at Right at Home Palm Beach, Karen work as a consultant with Alliance Consulting Services of Florida, Inc. At Right at Home Palm Beach, Karen provides administrative guidance and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements to ensure a high level of service to our clients.

Margaret M. Farley, Registered Nurse

Margaret has been in the healthcare industry for over 40 years and has worked with Right at Home Palm Beach since its inception. With her extensive knowledge in regulatory compliance and operations, combined with her years of experience, Margaret serves as our Agency Registered Nurse. She began her career as a Medical-Surgical Nurse at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City and later became a Cardiac Intensive Care Nurse. She was promoted to Critical Care Supervisor, a position she held at both St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Manchester Memorial Hospital. At Right at Home Palm Beach, Margaret provides oversight of the assignment of our caregivers and ensures regulatory compliance.

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