- Nancy McPherson on the Powerful Services AARP provides for Caregivers & their Loved Ones Nancy McPherson 41:21
Episode14: Nancy McPherson, State Director for AARP California, visits with Susie and Kassi on Love Conquers Alz to share the many services AARP has established specifically for Caregivers – of ANY age – and their loved ones during the Covid-19 crisis. She leads a team of staff and volunteers in tackling issues that help people 50+ in California live their best lives.
These are the resources/LINKS Nancy shared with us:
- AARP WEBSITE
- ELDER ABUSE OR NEGLECT CONCERNS
- ALL RESOURCE CARD or email: CAAARP@AARP.ORG
- COMMUNITY CONNECTION
- FRAUD WATCH or call: 1-877-908-3360
- CALL 1-844-266-7967 to reach your Representative and say “NO” to blanket immunity for Nursing Homes
- AARP SOCIAL MEDIA
NANCY MCPHERSON BIO
Nancy started with AARP in 2007 in Louisiana to work on livable communities and health care reform in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. In New Orleans, she developed a partnership with Hollygrove, a neighborhood that was devastated by flooding and crime and a lack of critical services. In 2011, with AARP, residents, and partners working together, the project received a national award from the MetLife Foundation for its positive impact on the well-being of older adults and a 67% reduction in violent crime.
Before coming to AARP, Nancy worked for over 20 years on police reforms and community policing initiatives as a senior leader with the San Diego Police Department, the Seattle Police Department, and the Portland Police Bureau.
In San Diego as part of a federal project, she was embedded for 18 months with a team of uniformed narcotics officers to provide technical assistance in identifying and solving major drug problems in high crime neighborhoods. Within a year, the project was recognized by the National League of Cities as one of the nation’s top three drug enforcement programs for improving community livability.
Nancy has been a consultant and advisor to police departments and government leaders throughout the U.S., in Albania, the Netherlands, and Canada.
In 2007, she completed a five-year appointment as a Special Master appointed by the federal court to monitor police reform in the City of Cincinnati, a project which emanated from the 20
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