Launched as the initial focus area for all Sparrow Navigation Hub efforts, the team’s dedication to the Senior community is the cornerstone of this work. If you have resource needs specific to aging or navigating resources within the senior community, our team is prepared to help.
Located within Sparrow Medical Group (SMG) Senior Health, services may be offered at SMG Senior Health, by phone, within the community, or by home visit. If you are a SMG patient interested in services, please contact your SMG provider directly. For all other community members, please contact the team by clicking the email button below or by phone 517.364.8648. The team is available to provide services Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Heather Kastner, MSHAL
Navigation Hub Resource Coordinator
The Navigation Hub Resource Coordinator is available at no charge to the senior community. As the Navigation Hub Resource Coordinator, Heather provides clients and caregivers information on community resources, assists in navigating services and builds a communication bridge to reduce any barriers. Examples of resources offered by the Navigation Hub Resource Coordinator include: transportation and housing assistance, food pantry referrals, connections to senior centers/adult day programs and a variety of other community connections.
Kimberly Fiero RN, BSN
Geriatric Patient Navigator
The Geriatric Patient Navigator is a Registered Nurse dedicated to serving a small panel of clients as a “surrogate family member". This service includes a free initial home visit to assess if the program is appropriate. Continued services are then offered at a private pay rate of $100/ hour. Kimberly can provide care assistance ranging from attending appointments, providing wellness checks, assisting with paperwork and other care-coordination activities, all which provide you and your loved one with peace of mind.