Melanie J. Scott is a native of Akron, Ohio, where she graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor's degree in Social Work. In her quest to learn more in the area of gerontology, Melanie went on to study at the University of California, Berkeley where she received her Master's degree in Social Welfare. Melanie then relocated to Georgia to enjoy the warm weather with her husband. Melanie has been married for 28 years and is the proud mother of one son and one daughter. Melanie also has five grandchildren. Her hobbies include traveling and event planning. In her seven years of hospice experience, Melanie has had the pleasure of counseling hundreds of families in the greater Atlanta area. Increasing the quality of life of those diagnosed with a terminal illness is at the heart of Melanie's practice. She has only been with Harbor Grace Hospice for less than one year but looks forward to having a long and fulfilling career with the company.