Diane Alexander Patterson, MSG, is Founder of Success In Aging TV™, the magazine website devoted to Gerontology (the social study of Aging), and is Editor of the website’s Journal for Success In Aging™. Diane holds a Master’s degree in Gerontology from California State University, Fullerton, and a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Biola University. She was a Board Member of CCGG: the California Council on Gerontology and Geriatrics, and an Advisory Board Member of NAPG: the National Association for Professional Gerontologists. Diane holds California certificates of Gerontology and R.C.F.E. Administrator (Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly), and a Pharmacy Technician certificate with Sav-on Drugs, Inc. She also has over fifteen years of experience as a Legal Assistant in California Probate, Conservatorship and Trust Administration Law.
Diane has served in community volunteer capacities as Presidents of SEDLA: the Southeast District Law Auxiliary (Los Angeles County, CA), John F. Kennedy High School’s Educational Boosters (Orange County, CA), SAGE: Student Association for Gerontology Education at Cal State University, Fullerton, and currently serves on the Board of the Biola University Alumni Association. She is a member of ASA: American Society on Aging, NAPG: National Association for Professional Gerontologists, GSA: Gerontological Society of America, CCGG: the California Council on Gerontology and Geriatrics, SPO: Sigma Phi Omega, National Gerontology Academic Honor and Professional Society, and GAA: Gerontology Alumni Association of California State University, Fullerton.
Diane works with Stewardship Financial Partners, of Irvine, CA, to bring geronotological services and education to California credit unions, insurance companies, and human resource affiliates, with the goal of developing workforce opportunities for professional Gerontologists in the marketplace. She hopes to see corporate culture include positive outcomes for multi-generational workplace issues and for eldercaregiving employees through Human Resource departments. Diane believes that every company in America needs a Professional Gerontologist on staff or on retainer.
Diane launched Let's Move Mom™ in Orange County, California, in 2002; now with offices in Florida and Southern California. Let's Move Mom™ offers custom elder-moving plans for a smooth, successful move for clients and their elderly loved ones. Let's Move Mom™ National Registry hosts knowledgeable and insured professionals from the fields of Gerontology (credentialed by NAPG) and Professional Organizers (credentialed by NAPO). “Whether to the home of a loved one, into assisted-living, or just a smaller space for a self-sufficient senior, Let's Move Mom™ will custom-fit a plan that is workable for both the elder and the mover! Let's Move Mom™ can help keep everyone on-track for a smooth move and easier transition to a new home and new surroundings.” Visit us at: www.letsmovemom.com