2020 Action Learning Projects

Witness the passion, desired impact and key learnings of the 2020 Fellow's Action Learning Projects.

Robyn Barnes, Masonic Village at Burlington: The Sunflower Project: Cultivating Future Caregivers

Karina Barragan, TELACU Residential Management, Inc.: Creating a Supportive Community for Aging

Florin Berevoescu, Elizabeth Seton Children’s Center: Utilizing Data Analytics to Transform Healthcare

Megan Bradford, Episcopal Retirement Services: Beyond Our Walls: Creating a Dementia Inclusive Community

June Castle, Nascentia Health: Homelessness – You are Not Alone

Rebecca Catalanotto, The Village at Gainesville: Paying it Forward through Mentorship

Lisa Coe, Paradise Valley Estates: We Are In This Together: Mutual Aid Plan

Melissa Crawl, Presbyterian Senior Living: An Affordable Place to Call Home

Denise Dagdagan, Ingleside, Inc.: Supporting the Workforce Beyond the Workspace

Ellen Dunn, Campbell-Stone Retirement Living: There’s Hope: Behavioral Coaching

Kim Eavenson, Westminster Village: Why Aging Services: Sharing Our Stories

Felichia Fields, St. Catherine’s Village: Disrupting Education for Aging Careers

Jo Anne Hartman, Acts Retirement-Life Communities, Inc.: Applying Montessori Principles in the Workplace

Boris Henderson, Aldersgate: A Legacy Lives On

Corey Hovanec, Ridge Oak: Legacies: Using Life Stories to Empower

Barbara Jackson-Ingram, The Chesapeake: Time Out: The Power of Self-Care

Melanie Johnson, Carol Woods Retirement Community: Creating Home: It’s in the Details

Christina Knapp, The Philadelphia Protestant Home: Gratitude Attitude: Let’s Improve Mental Health

Ken Kramer, Givens Highland Farms: Seniors to Seniors (& Others!)

Katie Lechner, Tabitha Health Care Services: The Tabitha Ambassador: Connecting With Purpose

Nikki Lewis, Frasier: Fostering Connections: Aging Out and Aging Out Loud!

Alexandra Maliwacki, Sunnyside Village: What’s really the problem with Millenials?

Jeff Masar, Penick Village: Mentoring Mondays

Deborah Messina, RiverSpring Health: Bridging the Technology Gap for Seniors

Peter Milbourn, Covenant Living of Colorado: disABILITY: In It Together Supporting One Another

Ryan Miller, Transforming Age: Skyline: Honoring Those Who Care

Rachel Monger, LeadingAge Kansas: Unprecedented Care: Changing the COVID-19 Conversation

Kim Pasquarella, LeadingAge: The HR Effect: Diversity in Leadership

Katie Perry, Knute Nelson: Growing Old…Not Growing Quiet

Patrick Picciocchi, Acts Retirement-Life Communities, Inc.: Senior Involvement & Untapped Potential

Aaron Roop, Bishop Gadsden: Embark: Engaging Seniors Earlier

Jeff Roosevelt, Kendal at Hanover: For (older) Adults Only: A Directory

Garrett Saake, The Well-Spring Group: OUR Story: Proactively Speaking Out About Older Adults

Marcy Salzberg, Parker Health Group: Healing For Healthcare Heroes

Ami Schnauber, LeadingAge New York: Diversity at the Decision Table

Hanan Simhon, Selfhelp Community Services: Lessons from the Past, Lessons for the Present

David Sims, Buckner Westminster Place: Supporting Our Families to Support Our Elders

Brandy Stefanco, Jewish Home Family: The Hero’s Journey: Telling Our Story

Brian Tuckmantel, Salemtowne: Blur the Lines of the Care Model

Andy Van Orden, Fellowship Senior Living: Staffing Shortages: Let’s Get Intentional

Ariana Villapudua, Mt. San Antonio Gardens: The Lotus Legacy Project: Cultivating the Future

Jacob Will, Oklahoma Methodist Manor: The Artist Inside the Elder