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LifeCare Holdings, LLC was founded in 2001 by Joseph M. Cimerola, it’s President & CEO. Joe brings over 35 years of extensive CEO experience in the non-profit health care sector and demonstrated leadership experience and success in the private for profit health care sector and senior living market.  He currently owns, operates, and develops numerous facilities in the region.

Selected Background:

  • President and CEO - Health Care System in Southeast Pennsylvania

  • Senior Vice President/COO - Major Teaching Hospital, New England

  • Owner/Operator of Assisted Living Communities - Mid Atlantic States

  • Institutional Recipient of Solucient Top 100 Performance Improvement Leaders

  • Project Mgr. for several applicants pursuing HUD financing for health related projects

  • Developed numerous senior living properties throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region

Joseph M. Cimerola

Michael K. Cimerola graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. Michael has been involved in the senior living business since his high school day’s and joined LifeCare Holdings, LLC in a full time capacity upon graduation from Dickinson College. In his current role as Director of Operations he has been involved in virtually every aspect of the development, construction, day to day operations and finance of all the communities listed in the LifeCare portfolio of clients and properties. He is also responsible for the annual preparation of HUD 232 Audits working closely with our accountants, Baker/Tilley.

Michael is a licensed Personal Care Home Administrator.

Michael K. Cimerola
Director of Operations
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Amelia Cimerola has been surrounded by the senior living industry for over 15 years.  She has worked and consulted in numerous personal care homes in Northeastern Pennsylvania assisting in business administration, financial oversight, marketing & advertising, care management, HR, and community services.  She has seen several senior living communities being built from the ground up and has also assisted in interior planning, design and development. 


Amelia is a licensed Personal Care Home Administrator and also a certified Dementia Practitioner and Medication Administration Trainer. She graduated from Duquesne University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and graduated from DeSales University with a Masters of Business Administration degree in Healthcare Management. 

Amelia Y. Cimerola
Director of Community Services
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