About Georgene Collins, PhD, MBA, RN

Image of Dr. Georgene CollinsGeorgene Collins is a Certified Senior Advisor and Senior Real Estate Specialist with RE/MAX Pace Realty in Crown Point, Indiana.  When Georgene retired from her nursing career, she knew she wanted to specialize in real estate as she had in her nearly 30 years in healthcare.  As she began working with the older adult and their children, Georgene quickly knew she could make a difference for them.  She became an expert in helping seniors move to a new home that supported their lifestyle and health.

Georgene trained as a Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) and Certified Senior Advisor (CSA).  Georgene also received Aging-in-Place training from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).  The training along with her extensive healthcare history in working with older adults, allows Georgene to focus on the special needs of seniors and their families in relocating from their long-term memories to a new home that supports their aging lifestyle and health.  Her experience also showed the importance of financial protection for seniors in buying and selling a home.  To help better advise her senior clients, Georgene is a licensed insurance agent producer with Airey Financial Group in Merrillville.  Georgene specializes in long-term care asset protection.

In addition, Georgene is the administrator of NWISeniors.com, an exclusive website for Seniors in Northwest Indiana.  NWISeniors.com helps older adults learn ways to solve the unique challenges of buying and selling a home, aging-in-place, and managing a long-term care event.  Georgene is also a Certified Real Estate Staging Professional, e-Pro, and Pricing Strategy Advisor.  Designations she earned from the National Associations of Realtors to better serve her clients.

Georgene shares her real estate, aging-in-place, and long-term care planning expertise in her book and on her NWI Seniors.com website and blog.  Her latest book, The Image of The Northwest Indiana Guide for Seniors on Real Estate, Aging-in-Place, and Long-Term CareNorthwest Indiana Guide for Seniors on Real Estate, Aging-in-Place, and Long-Term Care is a handy reference for seniors and their families for home buying, selling, and moving, aging-in-place remodeling, and planning for a long-term-care event.   The Northwest Indiana Guide for Seniors on Real Estate, Aging-in-Place, and Long-Term Care is available on AmazonResidents of Northwest Indiana can request a free copy at NWISeniors.com.

Georgene and her husband, Shaw, a licensed Drone Pilot and Home Inspector, give free services to their qualified home sellers in Northwest Indiana including:

  • Staging Consultation
  • Drone Photography and Videography
  • Home Inspection

On a personal note, Georgene and Shaw have a wonderful family of 2 sons and daughter-in-laws and 5 grandchildren.  You’ll find them exploring Disney World when they’re not serving seniors!

Ready to get started?

Georgene wants to help!  Call her at 219-315-6569.  Georgene will help you and your family find the right housing fit for your needs.  You can also email her at georgenecollins@remax.net.  Check out NWISeniors.com for more information too!  Georgene looks forward to helping you.