About Me

I am the Senior Education Advisor at SAGE where I am on the national training team and provide consulting services to both aging and LGBT service providers. I am also the author of Welcoming LGBT Residents: A Practical Guide for Senior Living Staff the first comprehensive book on how to create more inclusive environments for LGBT older adults.

I received my PhD in Philosophy from SUNY Stony Brook. My research focuses on feminist and queer theory, contemporary French philosophy (specifically the work of Henri Bergson), LGBT aging, dementia, and biomedical ethics. My first book Affirmation, Care Ethics and LGBT Identity was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2016. A full list of my academic and popular publicatons can be found here.