Staff

Victoria (Vicki) S.T. Tilley, PT, GCS

Victoria (Vicki) S.T. Tilley, PT, GCS

Vicki is the founder and president of ElderFit In Home Rehab-North Carolina, a rehabilitative private practice providing home based therapy and wellness consultation services in Durham, Orange, and Alamance counties for seven years. She has been a board certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist for twelve years. She has been practicing for 25 years and has specialized in working with older adults. She is committed to providing quality rehabilitative and wellness services for older adults in their communities and homes.

Vicki is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association (NCPTA). She has participated in patient advocacy activities at the local and national level. She is a recognized expert on Medicare reimbursement and has lectured locally and nationally on reimbursement and wellness practice topics.

Vicki also acts as a consultant for Special Olympics, Inc. She is a part of a team of health professionals who work with the Special Olympics Healthy Athletes program. The mission of Healthy Athletes is to provide free health screenings for individuals with intellectual disabilities during Special Olympics athletic events. Vicki works with FUNfitness, the Physical Therapy screening program. She is responsible for monitoring the implementation and coordination of the FUNfitness programs in the US, Canada, and the Caribbean.

Contact

Email: Vicki@elderfitpt.com




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Debbie Erb, PT

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Joseph Libera, PT, DPT, MPH, MBA, GCS, CEEAA, CSCS

Joseph Libera, PT, DPT, MPH, MBA, GCS, CEEAA, CSCS

Joe has over thirty years of experience as a physical therapist clinician, administrator, government affairs liaison, consultant, and business owner in home and community based services. He is Board certified as a specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) and he has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) since 1979. Joe currently serves on the APTA's Section of Geriatrics' Practice Committee and on the ABPTS' Specialization Academy of Content Experts for Geriatrics.

A lifelong learner, Joe's professional areas of interest include working with older adults and consulting with heath care facilities on fall risk mitigation, strength and conditioning, vestibular rehabilitation, clinical instruction, and chronic disease management.




Mary Ellen Hill PT

Mary Ellen Hill, PT

Mary-Ellen is a graduate of Boston University in 1979 and relocated to South Florida for the majority of her professional career. Her background in physical therapy includes inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation in pre- and post-operative orthopedics, neurologic diagnoses, amputees and prosthetics, and geriatric care. Mary-Ellen moved to North Carolina in 2015 and joined the ElderFit team of professionals in 2016. She has focused on working with older adults in their homes for the last 15 years of her career, bringing creativity, enthusiasm, and diversity to home therapy programs. She recognizes the importance of involving and educating family members and other caregivers in providing support for the wellness, safety, and longevity of their loved ones.




Anna Spra, PT, DPT

Anna Spar, PT, DPT

Anna is a recent graduate, moving to Durham, North Carolina from Jonesboro, Arkansas, where she studied physical therapy at Arkansas State University. Originally from Maryland, she studied Exercise Science at Salisbury University and minored in Biology, Chemistry, and Spanish. She played varsity lacrosse with the Sea Gulls for four years. Her two sisters live in the Triangle, which is what brought her to the area. Her passions in physical therapy lie in partnering with the geriatric community to facilitate maximal functional independence as far into the lifespan as possible. In her spare time, Anna enjoys participating in outdoor activities with family and friends and spending time with her dog, Wenona




Lauren Waits, PT, DPT

Lauren Waits, PT, DPT

Lauren Waits earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Wichita State University in 2015 and has worked in a variety of settings assisting older adults achieve their functional and fitness goals. Lauren’s interest for physical therapy and geriatrics began at Kansas State University where she received her Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology with a Secondary Major in Gerontology in 2012. Most recently Lauren completed advanced training for complex older adult patients via the Geriatric Physical Therapy Residency at the Durham VA Medical Center. As a lifelong learner, Lauren is an active participant in the American Physical Therapy Association since 2012, attending many national conferences. Lauren is Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery certified; addressing mobility and enhancing function for those with Parkinson’s Disease. Her physical therapy interests include fall prevention, addressing mobility goals in creative and fun ways, and improving overall health and wellness through preventative strategies.




Miranda Sterrett

Miranda Sterrett, PT, DPT

Miranda Sterrett, DPT obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from Winston-Salem State University, her Master's and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Miranda has worked various settings such as outpatient orthopedics, aquatic therapy, inpatient rehabilitation, and home health. Miranda has provided physical therapy in the home setting for the last 9 years, caring for patients from 6 months to 106 years old in the comfort of their homes. Miranda loves the profession of physical therapy and enjoys providing specialized care to each patient. Miranda has a love of all sports and dance that helps keep therapeutic exercises fun and exciting. Miranda's favorite saying is "Motion is Lotion", which she believes is essential in helping patients maintain mobility, improve quality of movement, and activity modification in order to promote independence.




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Melissa Logner, Administrative Assistant

Melissa has been an Administrative Assistant at ElderFit for over 10 years. She handles office responsibilities including deposits, documentation, filing and other duties as needed.

Melissa has Associate Degrees in both Applied Science - Business and General Education - Microcomputer Processing as well as Certificates in RPG Programming and in Computer Software. Melissa works part-time designing and maintaining websites, in addition to being a Social Media Manager. Her knowledge of computers allows her to troubleshoot software and hardware issues to ensure all systems are operational both for our clients and internal employees.

Melissa is a volunteer with her local 4-H group & UMC, a lover of dogs, and an avid couponer from Cedar Grove.

Contact

Email: melissa@elderfitpt.com