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Heidi Friedman

Heidi F. Friedman is owner of Friedman Elder Law Department, LLC. She is one of only a few Board-Certified Elder Law Attorneys in Florida with experience in Elder Law, Medicaid, and Veteran’s Administration programs. She specializes in crisis planning to qualify seniors for government benefits as well as, estate planning for the 65+ population with a focus on asset protection against the cost of long-term care. Heidi sits on a number of boards for different agencies and nonprofit organizations which concentrate on providing knowledge, support, and assistance to and for the aging population.  In addition to her role as President of ESRN, Heidi is on the Advisory Counsel of the Broward County Age & Disability Resource Center (ADRC), appointed as a member of the Governor’s Dementia Care & Cure Initiative (DCCI), a Director for the South Florida Institute on Aging (SoFIA) and Director of the Alzheimer’s Care Resource Center, Inc. (ACRC).    As an elder law attorney, Heidi has assisted hundreds of her clients obtain government benefits to help pay for long-term care, resulting in significant savings for each family. Heidi is a Florida native, sister of two Army veterans and a mother of two sons, one with special needs.  

Knyvett Lee
Past President
954-720-2485 ext. 214

Knyvett Lee is the Founder and CEO of MonarchCare, a not-for-profit social service agency serving the South Florida community.  Knyvett has been a professional guardian since 1989.  Over a span of more than three decades, Knyvett and/or the agency has served more than 1,500 clients in the capacity as guardian, trustee, care manager or daily money manager.

Knyvett is a vocal advocate for better quality professional guardianship. In 2003, she formed the Florida Guardianship Foundation with other key leaders in the guardianship community. 

She served on Governor Bush’s Guardianship Task Force in 2004 and subsequently assisted the National Guardianship Foundation in the creation of the Florida Guardian Competency exam in 2005. She has trained more than one thousand professional and family guardians since 1993.

She is happily married to Bruce Superman and lives in Fort Lauderdale with their Labrador retrievers, Molly and Pepper.  She is a gourmet cook, loves gardening, yoga and tennis, when she finds the time.

Vice President - Programming


Jeanine Bahmani
Vice President - Outreach

Jeanine Bahmani has 22 years of healthcare sales and senior housing sales consisting of a combination of home health, private duty, hospice, senior assist devices, independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing.  Originally a native of Kansas City, Jeanine relocated to south Florida 3 years ago to be close to family and continued her healthcare sales career here. Jeanine came to the Florida market with a list of successful accomplishments, strength in leadership and networking and a proven determination for teamwork. Jeanine is married and has four adult children, three grandchildren and her golden retriever, Sonny Boy.  In her spare time, she enjoys playing with her grandchildren, going to the beach and cooking.

Brett Feldman
Vice President - Membership

Dyan Chaney

Dyan Chaney, Doctor of Physical Therapy, owns Home Health Boutique, concierge home health practice.

Dr. Chaney received a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise and Sport Science from University of Florida, a Master’s in Physical Therapy from NSU, and a Doctorate from University of Tennessee.  Dyan holds a certification in Pilates for rehabilitation practitioners and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Dyan’s interest in movement began at age 2 when she started ballet and instructing fitness classes at 13.   Her first physical therapy position was managing the inpatient rehab department at Cleveland Clinic.  She founded Get To The Core, an outpatient physical therapy practice, and provided therapy for dancers in traveling Broadway productions.  After having her daughter, Dyan transitioned to home care.

Dyan enjoys her sweet Doberman, cooking, playing piano, yoga, and traveling.


Bryan Solomon

Bryan Solomon is an industry leader in home health care and senior placement.  He has been practicing in the healthcare/geriatric space since 2006.  For the last 12 years in Florida, Bryan has been assisting families with providing both hourly and live-in home health and nursing services at home and in communities across the state.  As well, based on one’s level of care, location and budget, he makes recommendations for independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing facilities.  

Bryan currently is the President for #1 Home Care and #1 Placment Services, headquartered in Boca Raton, FL and an owner of #1 Medical Equipment and Supply, headquartered in Deerfield Beach, FL.  Bryan currently serves as a Guardian Ad Litem for the 15th Circuit, is the Vice President of the Florida Long-Term Care Social Workers Association, Retention Chairperson for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Treasurer for Elder Services Resource Network, Public Relations Chair for Broward Coalition on Aging, participant in Palm Beach Guardianship Association and Southern Healthcare Advocacy Network and is an active Vitas Hospice Volunteer.

Bryan Solomon lives in Wellington, FL with his wife Lauren Solomon, LCSW and two daughters Audrey and Madison.  He enjoys golf, hiking and family travel on his free time.

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