Successful Aging- What is it?

The saying “Oh they have aged well”, as well as, “time did not do them good” are both phrases we have heard people use to describe those who have reached later stages in life. Statements such as these appear to be placing the older population...
Speech-Language Pathologist

Speech-Language Pathologist

I had the opportunity to interview Jessica Fisher, who is a SLP at a¬†local skilled nursing facility, for Careers in Aging Week! Jessica shared some insight on working with older adults:   What do you do as a Speech-Language Pathologist? I work in a local skilled...
Speech-Language Pathologist

Physical Therapist

I had the opportunity to interview Marci Williams, who is a director of rehabilitation at Wisteria Place Skilled Nursing and Rehab and therapy resource for Ensign Services, for Careers in Aging Week! Here is her account on working with older adults:   What do you...
Hospice Volunteer

Hospice Volunteer

I had the opportunity to interview my friend Iriel Greenhaw who is a Hospice Volunteer for Careers in Aging Week! She loves her job and has missed the people she works with dearly as she has been sidelined during efforts to reduce the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic....
Hospice Volunteer

Hospice Chaplain

Gabe Fisher Hospice Chaplain with Hospice of the Big Country kindly took the time to tell us a little bit about what he does for Careers in Aging Week. What do you do as a Hospice Chaplain? My primary role is to provide emotional support, spiritual care, and...
Hospice Volunteer

Pastor of Senior Adults

I had the opportunity to interview my friend Dr. Royce C. Smith, who is a Pastor of Senior Adults at CBC Church in San Antonio, for Careers in Aging Week! He is passionate about helping senior adults find ways to get involved in the church, and is still connecting and...