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Deborah O'Connor

 
Deborah O'Connor

Position: V.P. Programs

Organization: Alzheimer's Association

 

Why should this person be nominated? (What makes nominee unique; why should they be selected the winner of this category?
Deborah has been a strong advocate in senior care for many years. She has developed countless programs for at risk seniors specific to dementia care, led a team of consummate professionals in all aspects of care consultation, support, information and referral and more.


What is this nominee’s involvement in senior care or senior issues
Deborah has a unique insight into the needs of the senior community. Her compassion and dedication allow her to regularly reach out to families impacted by dementia and insure that they have every resource available. She is an advocate, a counselor, and a tireless champion for those in need. Deborah develops programs and services, leads statewide and nationwide service groups to develop model concepts, and always pushes the envelop to make sure we challenge ourselves to do better.