Amy Panza has her Doctor of Pharmacy and has held many positions within the profession that has fueled her entrepreneurial spirit. She saw the growing need for patients to have an informed and complete knowledge of their medications and created MedFormation. Throughout her career, Amy has seen firsthand the dangers that exist in the pharmacy marketplace. Amy has always risen to the top in her industry because being a pharmacist is not only her career, but her passion.
Marypat Habermas is a Doctor of Pharmacy and a Certified Geriatric Pharmacist, Certified MTM pharmacist. She has 20 year history of older adult medication expertise and specializes with older adults, diabetes, fall risk reduction, hospital admission risk reduction and nursing home admission risk reduction. Marypat is a clinical pharmacist who works with older adults to ensure medications are safe, effective, and optimal for individual health.
Sherry Picker, MSW is has been working in Elder Care Services for 15 years. Her background includes counseling, support group facilitating, Geriatric Care Management and she currently works in Home Care at Paradise Home Health Care and All the Best (Medicare Agency). She is also a volunteer with the South Palm Beach County Chapter of the National Parkinson Foundation.
Paul Hynes is a Certified Financial Planner, and after 22 years at a large Wall Street investment firm, Paul left to form HearthStone, a Private Wealth Management firm. Paul is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA), National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), and the Estate Planning Councils of San Diego and North County. Paul has set up a website and blog called Senior Safe & Sound. The goals are to educate and protect seniors while helping prevent the incidence of elder financial abuse.
Gloria Dunn-Violin spent 25 years in the workplace providing services in training, coaching, and consulting in the field of Organizational Development and Behavior, and was a professional speaker through her own business: Wiser Ways to Work. She also authored a book, From Making a Living to Having a Life. Her book on the other side of that journey is, Revivement: Having a Life After Making a Living.
Dr. Emilia A. Ripoll, M.D. has practiced urology and urologic oncology in the Denver metro area for more than 25 years. As an American Urological Association Foundation Scholar, Dr. Ripoll researched genetic predisposition and the role of proto-oncogenes in the development of prostate cancer. Mark B. Saunders is a writer, editor, publisher, public speaker, and 11-year prostate cancer survivor. As an “active surveillance” patient, instead of receiving traditional treatments like surgery or radiation, Mark dramatically overhauled his lifestyle, and the cancer became undetectable — and hasn’t returned since. Listen to "THE AGING BOOMERS: Prostate Cancer – A New Approach" on Spreaker.