The APA's newest and youngest board member is Elizabeth Henderson. From the time she was in high school, Elizabeth knew that she wanted to work with seniors. After watching her grandparents go through the aging process, she became passionate about her future field.
Elizabeth is currently a senior at the University of Cincinnati, and is working on her Bachelor's of Social Work degree, as well as her Deaf Studies Certificate. In 2016, Elizabeth began volunteering at Twin Towers, and she now works there as an Activities Specialist.
Q: What do you love most about your job?
A: I love interacting with the residents of Twin Towers, and getting to know them on a personal level.
Q: What do you value most about your membership in the Association for Professionals in Aging?
A: The APA gives me the opportunity to meet new people in different occupations within the aging population.
Q: If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Q: What do you like to do when you're not at work?
A: I like to go on walks with my dogs, do puzzles, and go to local breweries.
Q: What is your favorite place to eat?
A: My favorite places to eat would be Wings and Rings or Fuago. When I visit my parents in Dayton, Ohio it would have to be Milano’s Pizza.