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The arrangeCARE Team

Our team has decades of experience serving the needs of the elderly. We work with families, professionals, and individuals, to help arrange the best CARE available. Regardless of the challenge you may be facing, we have experience to apply to a solution. As one of the original care management providers in the Austin area, we know the best resources, have built great relationships, and are poised and ready for the needs of the upcoming Baby Boomer generation. We are here to stand next to you as you age.

Leah Cohen, LCSW, ACSW, CCM, NG, TXG

Aging Life Care Association Advanced Professional since 2002

Leah Cohen is a licensed social worker, registered guardian, and mediator. She currently has a private care management company, arrangeCARE pc, focusing on older adults and people with disabilities over the life span. She has over 30 years experience working with aging and disability populations.

Leah’s Professional Licenses and Affiliations

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Certified Social Worker (ACSW)
  • Certified Case Manager (CCM)
  • National Certified Guardian (NCG)
  • Certified Texas Guardian (CTxG)
  • Board Approved LCSW supervision

Ina Picarello, BSN, RN

Ina Picarello is a nurse care manager with over 35 years of experience. She started her career as a nurse in a hospital setting and went on to work in the community with the visiting nurses association and other nonprofit organizations who provided rehabilitation services and programs for the disabled.

As a care manager, she works in a range of capacities to manage medical care for individuals, while also working closely with families and medical providers. She assess and anticipates needs, develops customized care, coordinates services, provides ongoing support and maximizes health benefits.

Most recently, the majority of her work has been with seniors, but she also manages care for individuals of all ages during acute medical crises and/or during rehabilitation. She is a compassionate care manager who acts as a tireless advocate on behalf of her clients.

Ina has completed the HHSC RUG (Resource Utilization Group) Training for Nursing Facilities and the Medical Necessity & Level of Care Assessment for Community Services training through Texas State University.

Linda Angerstein

Linda Angerstein earned her BA degree in Secondary Education and English at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, TX.

Following careers in teaching, retail bookselling, pipe organ building, and a variety of other jobs, she now brings her many years of experience to providing administrative support that helps arrangeCARE pc function as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

Associations and Licenses

arrangeCARE staff are fully licensed and bonded. We have numerous qualifications and certifications and are members of several professional associations.

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Austin Chapter
  • Brain Injury Association of Texas (BIATX)
  • Care Management Society of America (CMSA) and Alamo Chapter CMSA
  • National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA)
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (NCPEA)
  • National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC)
  • Texas Association for Healthcare Quality (TAHQ)
  • Texas Guardianship Association
  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Master Social Worker-Advanced Practitioner (LMSW-AP)
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Certified Case Manager (CCM)
  • Certified National and Texas Guardian (CNTG)
  • Certified Guardian
  • Board approved LCSW supervision
  • Greater Austin Social Workers (GASW)

arrangeCARE serves the needs of elders and their families in the entire Austin, Texas area.

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