About Confident Living

Helping Your Loved Ones

Confident Living is a new, innovative consulting service designed to address the ever growing dilemma faced by families with aging and/or disabled family members. Do you stay at home? Move to assisted living? Hire help? What equipment do you need to be more independent? You can find answers to all of these questions and more through our personalized consultation service, designed to make you and your loved ones feel more confident about living wherever you call home.


Melanie Parker, CEO, received her BS from The College of William & Mary in 2000 with a double major in Kinesiology and Psychology. She went on to receive her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2003. Since then, she has practiced in a variety of settings, including inpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing facilities, pediatrics, and home health. During this time, she has also received additional certifications in wheelchair seating and positioning and assistive technology. Her passion is to help individuals live independently and confidently, wherever they call home.