Linda Birkenbach started with Silver Leaf in 2011. She has a B.A. in Social Work and worked as a children’s social worker for a few years. She was a legal administrative secretary for 20 years. She changed careers nine years ago, and trained through VNA to become a care provider. She has worked with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, non-ambulatory patients and stroke victims. Linda is certified in CPR and First Aid, and she teaches senior exercise classes and water aerobics at The Edge.
She was born in Cinnaminson, New Jersey and lived in California where she attended San Francisco State University. Linda moved to Vermont in 2002 with her husband. She has a daughter, one granddaughter and a wonderful little poodle-mix dog. In her free time, Linda enjoys her book club, playing drums and hiking.
“It is so rewarding working one-on-one with the elderly in a home atmosphere. I also like having a flexible schedule so I can teach my exercise classes.”