Carole Hirsch is a board-certified patient advocate and owner of Prepare to Care – Emergency Companions. Carol has her MBA in Emergency Planning and has spent 24 years of advocating for Seniors.
Lisa Marsh Ryerson is president of AARP Foundation, the charitable affiliate of AARP. A bold, disciplined and collaborative leader, she sets the Foundation’s strategic direction and steers its efforts to realize an audacious vision: a country free of poverty, where no older person feels vulnerable. Since she took the helm, AARP Foundation has developed pioneering initiatives, explored new avenues for collaboration, and secured unprecedented funding to support programs that truly change lives.
Dr. Stephanie Gray is the author of the bestselling book “Your Longevity Blueprint” and the owner of the Integrative Health and Hormone Clinic based in Hiawatha, Iowa where she practices. From gut to hormone health, optimizing your nutritional status to your genetics, and even detoxing the body, Stephanie is excited to share her expertise with the world.
Christopher MacLellan is the founder of The Whole Care Network and has written a powerful and compelling book, "What's The Deal With Caregiving" that informs caregivers about how to deal with the challenges they will encounter, regardless of sexual orientation, family situation or age. Chris and his partner, Richard Schiffer were chronicled in a Pulitzer Prize nominated story “In Sickness and In Health: A Couple’s Final Journey” about their journey of caregiving.
Don Tiegs joined the ECA Marketing Team as a Life Insurance Wholesaler in January of 2015 after having eight years of experience as a field agent. This experience is evidenced in the relationships he builds with the insurance agents he supports as well as his own client base. He holds his Life, Accident and Health; and Property and Casualty insurance licenses.
Dr. Michelle Dhanak is an MD and has been in clinical practice for almost 25 years as an Internist and Geriatrician. Dr. Dhanak has extensive experience caring for people living with dementia. She believes in a holistic approach and the importance of partnering with patients and their families. Dr. Dhanak joined the ElderConsult Team in 2017.