“Old has a purpose; Old knows how to make things flourish; Old knows what a gift it is to nourish.” These lyrics come from A New Wrinkle, Gaea Yudron’s musical revue on aging. Besides writing a musical, Gaea is a champion of social caus
As the Associate Director, Dementia and Wellness Education for LeadingAge Kirsten leads the organization’s dementia and wellness education strategy, including enhancing existing external/internal relationships and identifying areas of potential growth.
Her passion and expertise combine to develops wellness dementia and related content for conferences and other education efforts, including distance learning and provides thought leadership around wellness and dementia to various audiences, including speaking/presenting at conferences and delivering technical assistance to members.
Kirsten holds her MSW, Social work and Gerontology from Portland State University and a BA, Arts Administration from Scripps College.