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Maria Nin-Swonk

Maria Nin-Swonk

Position: Clinical Supervisor, ReConnect Program

Organization: Council on Aging-Orange County


Why should this person be nominated? (What makes nominee unique; why should they be selected the winner of this category?
Maria is multi-talented, companionate, patient, flexible, resourceful, and extremely knowledgeable LCSW. She has been dedicated to serving seniors in Orange County professionally for over 25 years. Maria has worked at the VNA home health system, VNA Foundation, the SDSU’s Center on Aging, the CalState Fullerton Department of Social Work, and since 2001 she has been part of the Council on Aging Orange County. Throughout her career she has helped seniors by providing direct services as a social worker in home health and hospice setting, as an MSW instructor, and as a clinical supervisor. It is a privilege to work alongside her and to nominate her for this well-deserved award.

What is this nominee’s involvement in senior care or senior issues
Her dedication and experience in the field. But most importantly, the difference that she has made in the lives of so many vulnerable seniors.