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Shelley Ames

Shelley Ames

Position: Retired

Organization: Retired (Coastal Community Hospital)


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What is this nominee’s involvement in senior care or senior issues

Shelley started out as an actress and then went into TV production for such shows as "The Mickey Mouse Club" and "The Andy Williams Show" and various commercials...

When her Father was suffering with dementia, Shelley had to deal with the problems and helped her Mother in the care and eventual placement. Shelley found it very hard and heart breaking. She decided to try and help other families deal with the difficult transition.

Shelley started marketing for Hospitals in the Los Angeles area and quickly learned about and became active in the various services offered to Seniors. She spent the next few years matching services with seniors
and in the process, met and worked with many people in the healthcare field. She moved to Orange County and quickly became active in every phase of Senior Health care...

While touring a Retirement Center, she was asked if she were going to move in so she decided to retire...She still can be found at many networking functions and having dinner with the people she knows and loves...