Embrace Sheboygan

Embrace is committed to providing compassionate, dignified, and ethical care in Sheboygan County. Our services are managed by professional care managers who have more than 90 years of combined experience working with aging adults. Embrace is your local provider which not only creates, but understands the best path for aging well.

For more information about services in this location, please contact Embrace by calling (920) 451-6228 or emailing Info@EmbraceCareManagement.com.

Embrace Sheboygan

Embrace is committed to providing compassionate, dignified, and ethical care in Sheboygan County. Our services are managed by professional care managers who have more than 90 years of combined experience working with aging adults. Embrace is your local provider which not only creates, but understands the best path for aging well.

For more information about services in this location, please contact Embrace by calling (920) 451-6228 or emailing Info@EmbraceCareManagement.com.

Holistic Approach

The complexities of aging or coping with a disability can be overwhelming. Often our clients come to us with more questions than answers. What is really happening with my loved one’s health? Should my parent remain at home and what services would make that better? How do we pay for assisted living? Are my legal documents all up to date? What should my family do if my siblings are not all in agreement? Our Care Managers provide steps for a clear path forward in areas of well-being including health, family, finance, legal and housing.

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Meet The Team

Katelyn Birringer

Heidi Carlson

Anne Cullen

Ginny Nyhuis

Sarah Payne

John Pitsch

Mary Pitsch

Wendy Prince

Katelyn Birringer

RN Care manager

Heidi Carlson

Care Coordinator

Heidi, a Caregiving Coordinator, earned her undergraduate degree in Biology from Lakeland College. She has worked with the senior population for over 20 years.  Through her experience as the Associate Director of Resident Services at a local assist living facility, Heidi has extensive experience in dementia care.  Heidi’s compassion for seniors is evident daily in her efforts to match caregivers to clients with the hope of meeting client needs.

Heidi is an active sports enthusiast both as a spectator and as a player.   Heidi and her wife also enjoy spending time with their extended families and their three dogs.

Anne Cullen

Care Manager

Anne is a state certified social worker with over 30 years of experience working as a care manager/social worker in several area counties.  She specializes in working with populations of fragile elders, mental health, developmental and physical disabilities, and specializing in the areas of dementia education and caregiver support.
Anne has been very fortunate to share her life with 3 daughters, 2 sons-in-law, and 4 grandchildren, all of whom make her very proud.
She currently has 3 dogs and has shared her home with numerous other animals throughout the years as her children grew.
 In Anne’s free time, she loves to read, travel, ride motorcycle and go to music concerts.

Ginny Nyhuis

Community Educator

Ginny has over 20 years of experience working with older adults, with a focus on dementia care and support.  She earned her Master’s in Social Work from the Kent School of Social Work at the University of Louisville, Kentucky. 
She is a Community Educator presenting topics related to dementia care and support, brain health, and overall healthy aging. 

In her free time, Ginny enjoys traveling, exploring the outdoors, kayaking, biking and spending time with family, friends, and her two cats.  

Sarah Payne

Assistant Care Manager

Sarah, earned her undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Lakeland University in 2019. She has worked as a CNA since 2015 in both nursing home and assisted living facilities which is where she found her passion for caring for the elderly.  After graduating college, she worked as a group home manager in Manitowoc. 

Outside of work Sarah enjoys traveling, kayaking, camping, hiking, and anything outdoors with her dog, Xena.

John Pitsch

Founder

John began the journey of founding Embrace with Mary while he was still employed full time as a printer.  John has now been working fulltime with Embrace for over 10 years.   John’s primary functions are related to the financial aspects of running the business.  John assists with variety of other tasks including helping clients with small household tasks.  John’s caring and patient attitude is always welcome.

In his spare time, John enjoys fishing, softball, golf and boating.  He also enjoys spending time with their extended families and their dog Carson.

 

Mary Pitsch

Founder

Mary is a Master Level Social Worker and a Care Manager Certified. Her passion for working with seniors and their families is evidenced by her more than 25 years working with this population. Mary’s commitment to doing what is right for the client is carried out each day through the Embrace team she has brought together.

Member Aging Life Care™ Association (formally Nat’l Assn of Professional Geriatric Care Managers)

2019 – Present  Vice President Dementia Innovations, Inc.

2013 Service Company of the Year (Sheboygan County Chamber)

2009 Entrepreneur of the Year & Young Professional of the Year (Sheb. Coastal Connections)

2008 Rotarian of the Year (Downtown Sheboygan Rotary Club)

Past UWM Adjunct Professor – Masters in Social Work Geriatrics

Spending time with family and friends is high on Mary’s list. She also loves traveling, boating and working out.

Wendy Prince

Director of Operations/Care Manager

Wendy has worked for over 25 years in the senior field beginning as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). She earned her Bachelor’s in Social Work from the University of Milwaukee in 1993 and is a Certified Social Worker in the State of Wisconsin. Wendy’s work experience includes long term care facilities and hospice. Wendy is a past board member for Mental Health of America and co-chair for the Annual Sheboygan County Walk to End Alzheimers.

Wendy spends time with her family in her free time.  Together she and her husband enjoy camping and biking.