2021 Action Learning Projects

Witness the passion, desired impact and key learnings of the 2021 Fellow's Action Learning Projects.

Megan Barbour, Collington - A Kendal Affiliate: Sustainability: Fighting to End Senior Hunger 

Christopher Blair, Covenant Living Communities and Services: Senior Social Connectedness - Thriving, not Surviving

Cathy Neece Brown, James L. West Center for Dementia Care: Aging - Mystery, Myths and Mayhem 

Melissa Cordell, Wesley Woods Senior Living: Permission to P.A.U.S.E. for Meaningful Relationships 

Derek Culbertson, Presbyterian SeniorCare Network: Quality Care - What's Our Future?

Andrea Doherty, Fuller Village: Developing Aging Experts

Joseph A. Frias, North Hill Communities, Inc.: The Determinants of Recruitment and Retention

Linda Gutierrez, Good Shepherd Home: Empowering Elderly: Utilization/Education of Technology

Tighe Hammam, Eskaton: Educate to Retain! Value Your Staff!! 

Chanel Jenkins, Sharon Towers: Mastering Transitions: Family Edition 

Holly Kazim, Grand Traverse Pavilions: Building Community Supports Through Education

Amy Kotterman, United Church Homes: Abundant Aging: Living Life with Purpose 

Milton McGowian, Sharon Towers: Workforce Development Implications During COVID-19

Bethany Mercer, Mary Ann Morse Healthcare Corp: More than Healthcare and Housing

McKenzie Millis, Shell Point Retirement Community: Regs vs. Rights: Advocate for Life

Joseph Pichler, Cedar Community: Mission ImPossible: Addressing the Workforce Crisis

Prithika Stern, Eaton Senior Communities: Exposure Through Intergenerational Programming

Timothy Thate, LeadingAge New York: Improve Care Using Data

Jen Drake Van Vetchen, Cascade Park Communities: The Puzzle of Proper Funding 

Emily Weikert, Otterbein SeniorLife: Embrace Technology; Enhance Quality

Ilana Xuman, LeadingAge DC: Creating Community Connections

Patricia Yannotta, Fellowship Senior Living: A Culture of Engaged and Inspired Living