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  • Sagely SuperHero Spotlight: Mary Schneider

    Sagely SuperHero Spotlight: Mary Schneider   We created the Sagely SuperHero Spotlight to promote those who contribute positively to our elders. Volunteers, executive directors, caregivers,….all these wonderful humans are true superheroes to our elders. Beatriz Alcantara – Lifestyle and Leisure Director at Symphony at the Waterways is appreciative of a very special person; Mary Schneider.  Because of…

  • Engagement Director Spotlight: Faviola Martinez

    Engagement Director Spotlight: Faviola Martinez

  • Engagement Director Spotlight: Mary Dubach-Springer

    How did you discover your passion to work with elders? My passion for working with elders started when I was very young. I wanted to be a nurse. I was scared, lacked confidence in myself and was not encouraged to follow through with this dream. Many years later I had the opportunity to work with…

  • Engagement Director Spotlight: Emily Gutierrez

    How did you discover your passion to work with elders? My passion to work with elders came from my family. Both my parents worked, so throughout my childhood and into my college years, my grandparents were always there for me. I have an endless amount of wonderful memories being with my grandparents. Can you tell…

  • Engagement Director Spotlight: Jessica Peyerk

    Engagement Director Spotlight: Jessica Peyerk How did you discover your passion to work with elders? I discovered my passion for working with seniors while volunteering at local nursing homes. I completed various fields works with different populations but I always felt the most comfortable working with seniors. I learned a lot from my mother who…

  • Engagement Director Spotlight: Christine Kirk

    How did you discover your passion to work with elders? I fell into this field by happenstance 10 years ago when I was fresh out of college and an opening as a nursing home recreation therapist came up in the metro area I was living in.  My mom had worked in the field for years…

  • Sagely Spotlight: Jeff Hill

    How did you discover your passion to work with elders? I discovered my passion to work with elders by having wonderful grandparents growing up. They were always there for my brother and I and would take us on yearly vacations. In their later years, my grandma had dementia and my grandpa had a mild stroke.…

  • Sagely Spotlight: Michelle Tanaka

    How did you discover your passion to work with kupuna? I discovered my passion as a waitress in Aiea. For years, I loved serving coffee to the kupuna and listening to the days of old: How coffee was only ten cents, how they had to pick pineapples all summer or how they walked 10 miles…