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Marlies Muhlfelder Gluck

Marlies Muhlfelder Gluck, Dutch, American geriatric services professional, social worker. Licensed clinical social worker.


  • Gluck, Marlies Muhlfelder was born on April 5, 1940 in Zwolle, Overijssel, The Netherlands. Came to the United States, 1947. Daughter of Max Kurt Muhlfelder and Catherine Jeanne Muhlfelder-Troostwijk.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, City College of New York, 1970. Master of Social Work, Fordham University, 1976.


    • Social work trainee Rockland Children's Psychology Center, Orangeburg, New York, 1970-1971. Social work trainee, social worker I, II, supervisor, team leader Letchworth Developmental Services, Thiells, 1972-1989. Social service counselor, senior social service counselor Hospice of Southwest Florida, Sarasota, 1990-1995.

      Geriatrics social worker Jewish Family and Children's Service of Sarasota/Manatee, 1995-1997. Private practice geriatrics care manager Sarasota, since 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Licensed clinical social worker.


    • Contributor: Dissent Denied, 1975.


    Denomination: Judaism


    Chair Rockland Disability Advisory Council, Rockland County, New York, 1988. Member of National Association of Social Workers (vice chair Sarasota/Manatee unit 1996-1998, chair since 1998), Women's American Organization for Rehabilitation through Training-Greater Sarasota Area Council (chapter president 1994-1996, president 1998—2000, secretary 2000-2001, CEU chair since 2001), Prime Timers (finance chair 1993-1997).



    Needlecrafts, singing in chorus.


    • Married Howard Lawrence Gluck, July 5, 1959 (deceased September 1990). Children: Jeffrey William, Alan Mitchell. Married Samuel Lee Upton, April 20, 1997.
    • father: Max Kurt Muhlfelder
    • mother: Catherine Jeanne Muhlfelder-Troostwijk
    • spouses: Howard Lawrence Gluck
    • Samuel Lee Upton
    • children: Jeffrey William Gluck
    • Alan Mitchell Gluck
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    • 1970
      City College of New York
    • 1976
      Fordham University
    • 1970 - 1971
      Social work, trainee Rockland Children's Psych. Center
      Orangeburg, New York, United States
    • 1972 - 1989
      social work, I
      Ii, Oulu, Finland, Finland
    • 1972 - 1989
      social worker, I
      Ii, Oulu, Finland, Finland
    • 1990 - 1995
      social service counsel, social service counselor Hospice of Southwest Florida
      Sarasota, Florida, United States
    • 1990 - 1995
      senior, social service counselor Hospice of Southwest Florida
      Sarasota, Florida, United States
    • 1995 - 1997
      geriatrics social worker, Jewish Family and Children's Service of Sarasota/Manatee
    • 1997
      private practice, geriatrics care manager Sarasota
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