Meet Jamie Vela-Bassett, PT
Jamie is a dedicated professional with a long history of community service and extensive experience in the Greater Baltimore to DC metro region. Her journey in the field of healthcare began with a bachelor’s degree in biology from Virginia Tech, followed by a master’s degree in physical therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2001.
With two decades of practice as a Physical Therapist, Jamie has made a lasting impact on the lives of countless individuals, specializing in home care and orthopedic settings. In recent years, her career has evolved into business development and consultancy, where she has focused on enhancing aging-in-place services within skilled home health and in-home care.
What truly sets Jamie apart is her unwavering passion for helping the senior population age safely, fostering the highest level of function and quality of life achievable. She is deeply committed to community education, sharing her expertise on the keys to successful aging.
A passionate advocate for staying active as we age, Jamie is also a proud wellness and fitness enthusiast. She generously for the past several years and through the covid pandemic volunteered her time, teaching cardio chair box classes to assisted living and memory care residents.
In her downtime, Jamie enjoys spending time with her family and staying active herself. Her interests span a wide spectrum, including travel, pickleball, skiing, golf, group exercise classes, swimming, and anything related to boating and water.
Jamie is not just a dedicated professional, she is a positive example to her three active children, stepchildren, and grandchildren, demonstrating the importance of passion, hard work, and the drive to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others.
As a fun fact, Jamie’s athletic prowess led her to become a competitive swimmer, earning a full scholarship for NCAA Division 1 at Virginia Tech as an esteemed H2Okie. This experience instilled in her a strong sense of discipline, an unwavering work ethic, and the ability to function seamlessly within a team.
Jamie is honored to be a part of the Freedom Mobility Solutions and Freedom Mobility Complex Rehab Team, collaborating with a team of ATPs, CAPs Certified, and CEAS certified professionals. She welcomes connections and engagement to continue her mission of making a positive impact on the lives of seniors and their communities.