Hannah Yoder has been a Care Coordinator since June 2018, and works with adults who experience dementia and other mental and physical limitations. She helps her clients answer needed questions, and makes a plan with them to provide a way to access the resources needed for them to live a comfortable and fulfilling life. Using creative problem solving and patient listening, she treats each client with respect.
As a 2013 graduate of Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC, she has BA in visual art, with an emphasis in Printmaking, and a minor in traditional Appalachian music. While in college, she put her music skills to use playing music at assisted living facilities and volunteering for events at The Black Mountain Neurological Treatment Center.
She has 6 plus years of professional experience working with individuals who experience developmental disabilities and personal experience dealing with and helping a family member who had Alzheimer’s disease. She also has taught art to adults who experience disabilities and was a special education Teaching Assistant at East High School in Anchorage, Alaska.
While not completely fluent in American Sign Language (ASL), she has a significant amount of experience working with individuals who are non-verbal or communicate using ASL or other ways of signing.