Accomplishments: Recent Work

SAGE WAVE’s work includes…

  • consulting and strategic/business planning for city-wide, county-wide and national aging service providers located in Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, Missouri, Oregon, South Carolina and Virginia;
  • developed and facilitated a two day workshop for Wisconsin financial advisors entitled “Serving Older Adults & Their Families: Business Methods & Practices” (Financial Service Group, Racine, Wisconsin);
  • produced a board training webinar for SE4A University entitled “It’s A New Day: Managing AAA Change in an Age of Transformation” (Southeastern Area Agency on Aging Association);
  • conducting national discussion groups facilitating relationships among Area Agencies on Aging and Certified Senior Advisors®;
  • conducting a system-wide needs assessment for a large hospital system;
  • researched, visited and analyzed 200 aging services and identified top 36 best practices;
  • replicating national aging industry best practices including senior transportation, care management, leadership senior programs, and others;
  • conducting state-wide focus groups and network teams including 300 members from across the aging industry in South Carolina (FOCUS: Identify weaknesses and gaps in aging services and replicate best practices);
  • serving as a faculty member on strategic planning at the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) Aging Business Academy.
  • organizing and implementing a state-wide aging service best practice conference in South Carolina;
  • presenting at the American Society on Aging (ASA), American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) and Society of Certified Senior Advisors® (SCSA) national conferences;
  • serving as a key note speaker (Michigan Office of Services to the Aging/MDRC Conference )
  • membership on the CSA® Journal editorial board.