Diane Kelly

Diane-Kelly-rDiane Kelly, RN, MS, CMC, is a Certified Geriatric Care Manager and Elder Mediator with Desert Geriatric Services, a sole practice that she began in 2006 in Coachella Valley.  She earned her Master Degree in Nursing Administration and Certification in Gerontology from California State, Los Angeles.  She has over 40 years experience as a registered nurse, and years of case management for home health and hospice clients.

Diane’s mission is to improve how people are dying in the Coachella Valley. She has started forums and is called to be a speaker on end of life and related issues.  She facilitates caregiver support groups for Alzheimer’s Association, does small claims mediation for Riverside Courts, and is a Rotarian.

Diane facilitates the Care Managers Local Unit for the Coachella Valley and has served on the WRC-NAPGCM Public Relations Committee.  She is honored serve on the WRC Board of Directors.  The NAPGCM Organization supports the work of care management and provides oversight to the profession. The innovative education and opportunities for collaboration provided from the National and Western Region Chapter is outstanding. Diane is very excited about the potential the organization has for evaluating, branding and moving forward to implement.