Created the only Advocacy organization focused on protecting Elders and Vulnerable Adults living in long-term care facilities.
Proactive media outreach that succeed in elevating awareness of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation both locally and nationally.
Spearheaded the Minnesota Department of Health reorganization by advocating for an audit by the Minnesota Legislative Auditor and successfully advocated for greater transparency of Minnesota Department of Health Office of Health Facility Complaints.
The Vision of Elder Voice
A society that values elders and vulnerable adults with abuse-free, respectful care.
Successfully advocated for substantial increase in funding to the Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care.
Research of Mistreatment
Conduct applied research on various forms of mistreatment in long-term care homes to inform public policy and prevention.
Support & Guidance
Provide support and guidance to family members of residents mistreated in long-term care and assisted living facilities.