- Has served
the business and professional community as a paraprofessional
for over 18 years specializing in estates, trusts, conservatorships
and the handling of personal and financial affairs for the
a Paralegal degree from Hartford College for Women and has
studied at the Philadelphia Institute for Paralegals.
and author of a regular column called "New Wrinkles"
published in local weekly newspapers. This column covers current
for developing and teaching classes at the Police Training
Schools in Connecticut on elder abuse, neglect and exploitation
of the elderly, as well as understanding the problems of the
corporate educational programs to benefit employees who are
caregivers for elderly relatives as well as programs for financial
institutions aimed at recognizing elderly abuse and exploitation.
requested to speak on a wide variety of subjects. American
Society on Aging Annual Meetings and Global Conference of
the International Federation on Aging are some examples of
places she frequently lectures.
as a guest on the NBC-TV
"Today Show" in an interview with Matt
Lauer as part of a weeklong focus on eldercare issues, in which
she addressed problems in the aging process, financial issues
associated with aging and the importance of communication between
adult children and their aging parents in advance of potential
- Currently serves as President of the Board of Directors
for the Senior Job Bank and has been recently appointed
as a Board Member of the American Association of Daily
Money Managers based in Maryland.