Anna Dragone is a Registered Nurse
who currently is the Director of Business development at Americare
Homecare. Americare is a certified home- health agency specializing
in delivering home care services for the developmentally disabled
and patients with mental health needs.
Anna's goal is to raise the awareness of insurance companies and
physicians in order to help patients with disabilities get needed
Prior to Americare, Anna worked at LIJ / Schneider's Children's
Hospital as Home Infusion Director. There she met and worked with
Dr. Pat Elvir setting up home care services for her pediatric
patients. It was not until later, when they met at an Autism
Conference, that each realized the other also had a child with an
autism disability. After that conference, they began to discuss how
they could help other parents and children, and the inspiration for
The David Center was launched.
Anna is happily married to Vincent since 1984. They live in
Floral Park, and have two children, Nicholas 10, and Tommy 8.