Roberta Metivier, MS, Administrator of Market Square Health Care Center (MSHCC) recently announced that Marianne Gallo, LCSW has been appointed the Social Services Director for the facility and began her position the in mid-July.
Marianne received her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work at Adelphi University in New York and her Masters in Social Work at Columbia University. Gallo relocated to Maine in 2002. She worked for 3 years at Market Square from 2005 - 2008; in 2008 she left and went to work for Oxford County Mental Health Services as a senior counselor for outpatient therapy and to do crisis coverage.
In regard to re-joining the MSHCC team, Gallo shares, "I was very excited when this opportunity came up again. I have been involved with nursing home care since my first job at Cedar Lodge in New York 30 plus years ago. I am excited to come back and look forward to working with the social services team here."
Gallo notes that Karol-Ann Keniston, the outgoing Director of Social Service, will be staying on a part time basis and that she is pleased to be working with her. Barbara Townsend is the social service assistant for the facility. Gallo states that this team format will give each of them the opportunity to understand what they all do; and allows them each to focus on the parts of their job that are most enjoyable to them.
Marianne lives in Mechanic Falls with her cat, Duma.