About Life Managers
“Bode Hennegan and her team are caring, organized, focused individuals who enjoy solving problems and working closely with clients to make improvements in their lives.”– Client Family Member in Montgomery County, PA
Bode Hennegan – Founder & President
Bode Hennegan, founder and president of Life Managers & Associates, is a passionate advocate for independent aging and seasoned community volunteer.
It was Bode’s experience in helping a friend organize her affairs after the death of her spouse that inspired her to create Life Managers & Associates. Bode discovered that this work brought together her professional management expertise, innate organizational skills, and desire to work intimately with others to improve their lives.
Bode holds an MBA from St. Joseph’s University and a BS in management from Philadelphia University. She is a member of the Philadelphia Financial Planners Association, Montgomery County Estate Planning Council (MCEPC), and Philadelphia Estate Planning Council.
An engaging and compassionate speaker, Bode presents on topics related to aging in place, managing daily lifestyles, overseeing home and maintenance, and coordination of services. She has taught at Temple University and presented to Rotary Clubs, retirement communities, and church groups.
A creative problem solver, Bode loves to design solutions that are seamless and easy to implement but she never loses sight of the big picture. Prior to founding Life Managers & Associates, Bode was a project manager for ASTM, an international association, where she managed professional committees for over 12 years. Bode also spent a decade raising two sets of twins and serving her community as board member and President of the Springfield Aquatic Club, Flourtown Country Club Sharks Swim Team Manager, Springfield School District parent volunteer and St. Martins in the Fields Church volunteer.
An avid runner who competes in multiple triathlons each season, Bode lives in Wyndmoor, PA, with her husband and four children.
Kim Burns – Client Manager
Kim Burns serves as Life Managers & Associates’ Client Manager. Kim is drawn to this role as it blends her innate characteristics of compassion and empathy with her exceptional organizational skills. She first began at Life Managers working with a woman who needed help with bookkeeping, running errands, and phone calls. In addition to providing a steady visitor, Kim became another set of eyes and ears for her only daughter who lived in California.
Kim brings decades of volunteer service to Life Managers. A mother of three, she has been extremely involved in her children’s school and athletic activities. An active member of the Parents’ Association, Kim chaired fund and friend-raising events such as book sales, holiday wreath sales and an annual five-day basketball tournament.
When she is not supporting her family, Kim enjoys running and baking. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and children.
Chrissy Oldt – Client Manager
Chrissy Oldt supports Life Managers & Associates’ clients as they transition to different living arrangements. She is honored that her clients trust her with their most cherished belongings and she enjoys applying her organizational skills to simplify their lives.
For over two decades Chrissy has volunteered for school and community organizations. She held multiple leadership positions with Norwood-Fontbonne Academy Parents’ Associations including co-president, program chair, committee chair, fundraiser, event planner, and treasurer. A member emeritus of the Academy’s Advisory Board. Other organizations she has supported include LaSalle College High School, Aid for Friends, and other nutrition non-profits.
Her other professional experience includes roles as a registered dietetic technician for Lower Bucks Hospital and bookkeeper for Acme Markets Banking Department. She was awarded Pennsylvania Dietetic Technician of the Year and Wood Company Hospital Management Services Leadership Award.
Chrissy holds an Associate Degree of Applied Science, Dietetic Technician/Nutrition Care from the Community College of Philadelphia. She lives in Flourtown with her husband and two teenage sons.
Joyce Johnson – Client Manager
Joyce Johnson joins Life Managers & Associates with a decade of experience from the Horsham Clinic where she provided direct patient care and served as an intake specialist and crisis worker. She is a Client Manager with Life Managers & Associates and loves the opportunities to be a creative problem solver together with her clients.
Working closely with families and clients presents a wide variety of situations – this is what Joyce especially enjoys! On any given day, you’ll find Joyce helping organize clients’ bills, assisting during a transition, or collaboratively planning for their next stage.
Joyce has also been the Director of Music Ministries at her church. Combining her faith with her music and organizational skills, she provides oversight and administration to a team of 30.
Along with this, Joyce has extensive performance experience including playing piano and leading sing-a-longs at local assisted living communities.
Married to the “love of my life”, Joe for 30 years, they have five children, two of whom live in Australia and Brooklyn while the other three are still in college. Joyce holds a Bachelor Degree in Psychology from Nyack College.
Kathryn Charlton – Client Assistant
Kathryn Charlton supports Life Managers & Associates’ clients with daily money management and organization. Her patience are nurturing disposition make her a perfect fit for this work.
Prior to her time with Life Managers, Kathryn volunteered for schools and community organizations. She held multiple leadership positions with Norwood-Fontbonne Academy Parents’ Associations including co-chair of the Merchandise committee and co-chair of the Gift card program.
Kathryn holds an BS Degree from West Chester University. When she is not working Kathryn loves to travel and spend time with family. She has 2 grown children and lives in Glenside with her husband.