Whether your search for support is prompted by a serious health condition abruptly effecting your life or you simply desire a change in your lifestyle, finding the right people to assist you can be challenging and stressful for both you and your family. However, the earlier you assess your current needs and how those needs may change over time, the more choices and control you will have over every decision. You will also save your family the heartache and worry of having to make quick decisions with little insight.

As we age, we go through many transitions in life: change in health status, Special needs child now an adult, loss of a loved one, retirement, critical accident, and/or loss of independence and identity. These transitions often cause us to feel depressed, anxious, withdrawn, and unable or unwilling to do or try to do the things we used to enjoy. CLM will help find peace and balance in this new ‘normal’.

Craft LifeStyle Management (CLM) will ease the load and help you to regain a sense of peace and Balance… Self * Surroundings * Spirit. We provide transition and placement services, as well as service coordination. It’s important for you to consider all of your options when transitioning to a new living arrangement. CLM wants to help you obtain all relevant information to determine eligible benefits for your future – financially, physically, and emotionally.

3 areas of focus

Meet Our Team

Denise Craft

Owner & President

Denise has more than 25 years of experience in the field. She started Craft LifeStyle Management, Inc. in 1988 with the purpose of bringing balance into people’s lives by reducing conflict and surrounding chaos. Her role as a compassionate third party is to assess; develop a plan of action; and implement a solution quickly, professionally, and effectively. Denise is a specialist in Excessive Treasures (Hoarding).

Tara Harper, M.P.A


Special Projects Manager

As the Special Projects Manager for Craft LifeStyle Management, Tara is a key player in handling client communications and placement services. With a background in public policy research and developmental disabilities, she assists individuals and/or their guardians to obtain residential and vocational services which fit their level of care needs. Tara manages all supported residential placements and each client’s personalized care plan.

Craft LifeStyle Management’s President and Special Projects Manager together have more than 40 years of experience. Below is a list of combined past work experience

  • Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
  • Feeding Disorders
  • Clinical Research
  • Health & Wellness (Fitness) Program Development for All Levels and Needs
  • Fine & Gross Motor Skill Development
  • Daily Living Skills Development
  • Swimming/Water Therapy
  • Horse/Animal Therapy
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Medication Management
  • Project Management
  • Case Management
  • Service Coordination
  • Estate Mediation
  • Excessive Treasures (Hoarding) Specialist
  • Organization Specialist
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Governmental Affairs & Public Policy Advocacy
  • Geriatrics
  • Transition & Placement Specialist
  • Prevocational & Vocational Training
  • Job Placement Specialist
  • Family Mentor/Advocate