FORT MYERS, Fla. (January 3, 2022) Local philanthropist Dorothy Fitzgerald has joined the Cypress at Home board of directors. The appointment is a one-year term.
With an economics degree from Trinity College and a law degree from Catholic University, both in Washington, D.C., Fitzgerald’s impressive and varied career included working on Capitol Hill, in retail, real estate, and corporate law, and ended with 15 years in healthcare, where she built a medical transcription company that she sold in 2014.
Fitzgerald and husband Ron Fitzgerald have participated in numerous philanthropic endeavors in Southwest Florida for the past 15 years, selecting The Golisano Children’s Hospital as their major focus. The couple were trustees of SWFL Children’s Charities for seven years, and she chaired the SWFL Wine & Food Fest for two years. She also served on Sanibel Captiva Cares, chairing their annual event for two years. Fitzgerald has served on the Lee Health System Foundation for more than eight years and the board of Florida SouthWestern State College for the past six years.
Cypress at Home is a fast-expanding southwest Fort Myers company offering a seamless approach to the way care is coordinated and provided for older adults who choose to remain living in their home.
About Cypress at Home
Cypress at Home is a leading provider of home and community-based services for older adults focused on optimizing healthcare and aging. Through deep domain expertise and a spirit of innovation, Cypress at Home allows older adults to thrive through a suite of collaborative services including care management, home care, medical care, and certified home health services.