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Ohio Person Centered Care Coalition

2021-2022 Executive Board Member List


ohio person-centered care coalition board memebrs

Shelly Skodny, LNHA

CEO/Owner Diversified Health Partners
OPCCC, Past President










ohio person-centered care coalition board memebrs

Lori Presser, BSHA, ACC/EDU, CADDCT, CDP, CEAL, MDEC

President

Lori Presser has worked in senior living for over 20 years in various roles across the senior realm---Operations, Marketing, Activities and Business Development. Lori has a Bachelor of Science and Healthcare Administration and is a licensed Assisted Living Administrator in Ohio that holds multiple certifications that enhance seniors’ lives. Lori is currently President of The Northeast Ohio Association of Activity Professionals, the Vice President of The National Certification Council for Activity Professionals, President of Ohio Person Centered Care Coalition, and a Volunteer Guardian. Lori is an advocate for seniors and senior living professionals providing person-centered care and person-centered employment opportunities.



ohio person-centered care coalition board memebrs

Jennifer Krupa, CADDCT, ACC/EDU, CDP, AC-BC, MDEC

Vice President

Jennifer is the Program Coordinator for the Center for Lifelong Learning at Lorain County Community College. She coordinates the educational classes and trips for students over 50. Her background includes 21 years in Long Term Care as an Activity Director; teaching training classes for Activity professionals and consulting in many area nursing homes. Jennifer has co-authored Activities Keep me Going and Going I and II, used nationally as text for the Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals. She is a certified activity consultant and educator with the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals, Activity Consultant Board Certified with the National Association of Activity Professionals Credentialing Center, Certified Dementia Practitioner and Certified Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Care Trainer with the National Certification Council of Dementia Practitioners.


ohio person-centered care coalition board memebrs

Dr. Katy Abbott, PhD, MGS

Secretary
Associate Professor of Gerontology
Miami University | Scripps Gerontology Center

Dr. Katy Abbott is an Associate Professor of Gerontology and a Scripps Gerontology Center Research Fellow at Miami University in Oxford, OH. She teaches graduate courses in Qualitative Research Methods and Organizations and the Aging Enterprise. Her research and teaching focuses on preference-based person-centered care and the social networks and health of older adults receiving long-term services and supports. She is the co-founder of Preference Based Living, whose mission is to conduct studies that build understanding of individual preferences and test innovative methods to honor preferences for people receiving long-term services and supports. Katy is also a Certified Zentangle Teacher and lives in Oxford with her husband, also an MGS grad, and their daughter, Mia.


ohio person-centered care coalition board memebrs

Dionne Nicol, Treasurer

Administrator
Dublin Assisted Living and Memory Support