Brenda Shorkend is a Certified Aging Life Care Manager™/Geriatric Care Manager with over 25 years of experience working with older people and people with special needs and disabilities and their families. She has a background in Rehabilitation Psychology and is a member of the Aging Life Care Association. She has worked in a wide variety of hospital and community settings, including Huntington Hospital’s Senior Care Network. Brenda has broad knowledge of local resources and services.
Brenda is a strong advocate for her clients. She helps to tailor unique solutions for each individual that maximize their independence and autonomy while ensuring their safety and well-being. She emphasizes the importance of building a team or circle of care that includes family, friends and trusted advisors.
She is on the Board of JLA Trust, a nonprofit Pooled Special Needs Trust; Chair of the Aging Life Care Association’s Standards Committee, and Chair of the San Gabriel Valley End of Life Care Coalition.