“As the founder of Seniors4Seniors, I was honored when my fifth grade daughter chose to write a paper about mental health and senior care. She has grown up around older adults due to my profession, and is an inspiration to me every day.”Eric Peterson, founder, Seniors4Seniors
About The Episode
What a treat to speak with Ms. Belle Peterson, a fifth grade student who wrote an articulate paper on “The World We Need.” Ms. Peterson’s paper was written for a class project and speaks to the mental health, social health, and physical health of our older population.
In this episode you will learn:
- Why Ms. Peterson chose this topic
- What message she hopes to deliver to the audience
- What change she would like to see in the world
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Mavericks of Senior Living is sponsored by Serenity Engage, Inc. and Assured Assisted Living. This episode was produced by Katherine Wells, Francis LeGasse and Taylor Hulett. You can subscribe to Mavericks for Senior Living on Apple Podcasts, Google Play or Stitcher. You can also find us on Twitter, Facebook, or via email at ignitehope@mavericksofseniorliving.
Here’s where you can learn more about the people and ideas in this episode:
- Eric Peterson, founder, Seniors4Seniors
- Francis LeGasse, Chief Curiosity Maverick, and CEO of Assured Assisted Living, Sevens Residential Care, Sevens Home Care
- Katherine Wells, Chief Inspiration Maverick at Mavericks of Senior Living, and CEO of Serenity Engage
- Taylor Hulett, Chief Ingenuity Maverick at Mavericks of Senior Living, and Director of Customer Success at Serenity Engage