Thursday, March 14, 2013, 8:00 am Pacific, 9:00 am Mountain, 10:00 am Central, 11:00 am EST, 12:00 pm Atlantic, 6:00 pm Zurich, 7:00 pm Istanbul, Dubai 9:00 pm
Everyone Must Contribute if Change Is To Come About
I value the sacred journey of life! That said when I see the way in which some of our citizens must live I find myself wondering how we got this way. In our communities we have more homeless elders going without meals and healthcare. I ask the question why. Have we been some consumed with our own lives that we can not see the need of others. We need to take time to see through the eyes of inclusiveness. That everyone should be afforded a safe place to live and food. That means we all must give of our time and money. To be in service does not mean not taking care of yourself but it means reaching out and making a difference everyday in the life of someone else. Its not just giving money…it also speaking up for what is right and ensuring that laws and policies do not hurt those who are already living on the thresholds of our world.
In September, 2008, Micheal Pope became the Executive Director of the Alzheimer's Services of the East Bay (ASEB), after performing the duties of Deputy Director for ASEB’s program and services for the past 6 years. Micheal joined the organization in January 1997 and brought with her a wealth of work experience in the home health industry. Micheal has held the position of Program Director of ASEB’s Hayward location. Today, the Hayward Center staff and volunteers are providing care and services to 45 participants a day because of her ability to build partnership within the Tri-Cities.
After a successful five years as a Program Director, Micheal became ASEB’s Director of Development. As Development Director, Micheal enhanced the organizations fundraising program with her ability to touch people with her passion for making the world a better place for seniors. She has a special place for those seniors and their caregivers living with memory loss. With 20 years in health care management, with an emphasis in marketing, Micheal's presence can be felt in the refinement of ASEB’s marketing and outreach.
Micheal has a Bachelor's degree in Marketing from New Hampshire College and has done course work in City Planning and Urban Affairs at Boston University. Micheal is currently pursuing a certificate in Ministry/Spiritual Leadership. Shel sits on the board of the San Francisco Foundation/East Bay Foundation on Aging, as well as the Alameda County Network of Adult Day Services. Micheal held a past board position on the California Culture Change Coalition Steering Council and is a past member of the Long Term Care Steering Committee, Service Review Advisory Committee/East Bay Paratransit and she has served on the board of Ombudsman, Inc., Alameda and is the past-president of the Board of the Contra Costa Child Care Council. Micheal is the recipient of the 2010 California Association of Adult Day Services leadership award.
The joy of Micheal’s life are her children and her Patterdale Terrier Alpha. Micheal believes that we must be the change we want to see in the world.
Micheal Pope's blog: http://www.aseb.org/category/blog/
Intern Program: http://www.gofundme.com/1akx0c?utm_medium=wdgt
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This is Dr. Sally Gelardin with Careerwell Tele-Interviews. Our guest today, Micheal Pope, became the Executive Director of the Alzheimer's Services of the East Bay (ASEB) in 2008, She joined the organization in January 1997 and brought with her a wealth of work experience in the home health industry. Micheal has a Bachelor's degree in Marketing from New Hampshire College and has done course work in City Planning and Urban Affairs at Boston University. She is currently pursuing a certificate in Ministry/Spiritual Leadership. She sits on the board and has been an officer in several organizations. Micheal is the recipient of the 2010 California Association of Adult Day Services leadership award. In this interview, we shall discover how Micheal applies her values in the workplace.
- What is ASEB (Alzheimer’s Services of the East Bay)?
- Does ASEB just work with individuals with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s?
- What are the services you provide?
- What makes the ASEB model of care unique?
- How has the delivery of care for seniors in CA changed?
- What is person centered care and is or should it be implemented?
- What is your philosophy of care as it relates to memory loss?
- Will you explain to us how the delivery of senior care is affecting our communities?
- Looking into the future what are some of the care models you think would better suit our “baby boomers?"
- How do you feel caregivers are supported or not supported in our communities?
- What therapies do you find works best with individuals living with memory loss?
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