As a former medical speech pathologist, Lisa specializes in advocating for those navigating health and aging challenges.
I take a"person centered" approach and aim for collaboration and communication between all members of the patient/client's "team". Prior to my becoming an Aging Life Care Consultant ®, I worked for 30 plus years as a speech language pathologist in hospitals, adult foster, nursing and private homes as well as rehabilitation settings. I have both personal and professional experiences involving the challenges of living and working with a physical and/or cognitive disability, aging considerat...
Education & Credentials
University of Washington
MS in Speech and Hearing Sciences
Sep 1988 - Jun 1991
University of Oregon
BS in Sociology
Sep 1981 - Jun 1985
Licenses & Certifications
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS)
Certificate of Clinical Competence of Speech Pathology (CCC)
Certified Aging Life Care Manager (ALCA)
Aging and Special Care
Wellness and Lifestyle
Cognitive and Communication Consultant/Job Coach/Medical advocate
Private Practice, OR Dept of Vocational Rehab (OVRS) and Nike
Oregon and Italy
Hired by guardians, conservators, Nike HR dpt, OVRS as well as private individuals to advise, train, support those recovering from brain injury or other neurologic conditions (and their employer, family, caregivers and other team members).
Speech and Language Pathologist
Providence Elderplace (A PACE Program, Program of All inclusive Care for the Elderly) in Beaverton, Oregon. Served the PACE members and educated/trained/consulted w caregivers re: swallowing, cognitive and/or communication concerns wherever reside