• Consulting gerontologist since 2001

• PhD in Human Services with a Gerontology specialization

• MS in Liberal Arts with a Gerontology and Life Sciences specialization – Magna Cum Laude

• BS in Liberal Arts with a Human Services specialization – Magna Cum Laude

• Advanced aging courses, Harvard University School of Aging Studies

• Intergenerational Certification, University of Pittsburgh

• Certificate, Contemporary Issues in Geriatric Mental Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison

• MoCA Certified

• Editorial board member for three peer-reviewed journals

• Retired professor, dissertation advisor, and curriculum specialist

• Contributing subject matter expert on ResearchGate

• Blog author with a worldwide audience since 2007

• Professional affiliations include the American Society on Aging, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, National Council on Aging, and Phi Kappa Phi