Education & Networking Manager
Patricia is excited to work with the Tri-State Learning Collaborative to develop access to resources and tools for communities in all stages of age-friendly planning and development.
Patricia is Coordinator of Older Adult Services in Bowdoinham, Maine, where she works with the Advisory Committee on Aging to provide services and advocacy that enable older residents to live in their homes for as long as possible and to remain active and engaged in the community.
In addition, Patricia is a PhD candidate in the Department of Gerontology at U-Mass, Boston where she is writing a thesis about the development of age-friendly communities. Recently, her essay “The Age-Friendly Community Movement in Maine” was published in Maine Policy Review. Patricia has presented her research about designing, implementing, and maintaining age-friendly communities at national and international conferences.