Esther Heerema
 Esther Heerema, MSW; Photo Credit: Laura Cebulski

Esther Heerema, MSW

Assistant Administrator at Edison Christian Life Services


Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia


Western Michigan University, Calvin College



Esther Hereema, MSW, has more than 20 years of experience-based knowledge resulting from practicing medical social work and administration in long term care, sub-acute rehab, and acute-care hospitals. She understands the impact of Alzheimer’s disease, not only on the person diagnosed, but also on the family, community, and health care system. She has served as an adjunct university professor and freelance health writer. Esther can be reached at


Esther received her bachelor's degree in psychology from Calvin College and holds a master’s degree in social work from Western Michigan University. She is a licensed Master’s Social Worker in the state of Michigan.

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