AASC Hires James Gross
Gross will assist in providing quality physical therapy care while maintaining positive levels of interaction with patients. He will access patients and help determine the best plan of action to aid in their healthcare. Gross will also coordinate with Occupational Therapy needs and evaluate therapy for each participant in the AllCARE for Seniors Program.
Gross is a Richlands High School and Wytheville Community College graduate. Prior to his employment with AASC, Gross worked at Clinch Valley Medical Center and in the home health section of Carillion Tazewell Community Hospital.
“Being in the AllCARE for Seniors environment is very similar to helping people with rehabilitation. I enjoy being at home with the participants where they feel most comfortable and able to work on things at their own pace,” stated Gross.
Gross lives in Maxwell with his wife, Marie and enjoys fishing, golfing, hunting and spending time with his two daughters and two grandsons. He is a member and Deacon of Community Heights Baptist Church in Cedar Bluff. Gross is also an avid antique clock collector and recently received a degree in Mortuary Science and completed an internship with Singleton Funeral Service in Cedar Bluff, VA.
AASC is one of Virginia’s 25 Area Agencies on Aging designated by the Virginia Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services to carry out the department’s mission to foster the dignity, independence and security of older Virginians by promoting partnerships with communities at the local level. AASC offers information and services for older adults residing in Buchanan, Dickenson, Russell and Tazewell counties. Visit the organization’s website at www.aasc.org or call toll-free at 1-800-656-2272.