Meet our Team

Harvey Dix

Executive Director

Harvey has a long history in the York / Simcoe Region having met his wife, Gail on the job and eventually marrying, they have lived in the area for most of their lives. Over the years they have enjoyed raising a family in a wonderful small-town atmosphere, volunteering in as many of their children`s activities as possible.

Harvey has over 20 years of experience in engineering and project management with Magna International and has operated a premium home healthcare agency in the York / South Simcoe Region since 2011. His passion for building lasting relationships and helping others allows him to be an active member of the local healthcare community.

Harvey has always been a strong believer in taking a holistic approach to client care and in 2018 opened Memories+ Adult Program and Wellness Centre, giving older adults further options in their overall care choices.

Harvey also understands that the strength of any organization is in its employees, and is proud to be able to offer the widest range of services provided by the best possible people for the job.

Anna Malfara

Director of Care

Anna is a nurse with over nineteen years of experience, much of which has been working with older adults in the community. Her strong gerontology background, working closely with clients living with cognitive and physical challenges has led to her passion for providing supportive care and resources to clients and their loved ones in the community.

Anna obtains national recognition as a Certified Gerontological Nurse through the Canadian Nurses Association and is an active member of the Gerontological Nursing Association of Ontario and the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association. Currently, Anna holds the Co-Chair position for the Prevention of Elder Abuse Committee of York Region. Her commitment to life long learning is demonstrated as she strives to keep current and provide educational opportunities in the community. 

As a Gerontological nurse, Anna is a great asset to our clients’ care, possessing a strong understanding of the varied health needs of older adults.  Coordination with each of our client’s healthcare team gives family members total peace of mind that their loved ones are in good hands at all times.

Laura Walter

Advanced Foot Care Nurse

Laura is a people person and has always loved working with older adults throughout her career as a nurse. Realizing early on the importance of proper foot care, especially for those who’s health is complicated by medical conditions, Laura went on to take additional training in Advanced footcare qualifying her to specialize in proper treatment and prevention of issues and complications relating to the feet, which can be very critical for many older adults.
Laura’s critical thinking and nursing skills support her ability to recognize conditions before they become serious issues. Priding herself in developing trust and rapport with all of her clients, Laura’s focus is always on providing the best possible care allowing her clients to remain pain-free and healthy.
Laura has been with the Memories+ team right from the start and is an asset to our clients to be able to provide this valuable service.

 

Care Team

Home Health care

United in their passion for helping others, our Care team is dedicated to supporting clients and their families in every possible way. All of our clients have unique needs and concerns that deserve the very best support. With diverse backgrounds ranging from Home Support and Personal Support workers to Certified Recreation Therapists, you can rest assured that your loved ones are in good hands!