View From The Top: Industry Leaders Speak Out – Lakelyn Hogan, Home Instead Senior Care
Lakelyn Hogan, Gerontologist and Caregiver Advocate at Home Instead Senior Care, sits down with Olivia Beaton, Editor, Senior Living News, to discuss the importance of caring for the caregiver, and provides tips on how to support caregivers in the senior living industry.
Lakelyn HoganGerontologist & Caregiver Advocate
Lakelyn Hogan serves as Gerontologist and Caregiver Advocate at the Global Headquarters of Home Instead®. Lakelyn began her career at the local franchise working one-on-one with seniors and CAREGivers. Today at the Global Headquarters, Lakelyn works to educate professionals in aging, families and communities on Home Instead’s services and how to navigate the unique challenges older adults face. Lakelyn is a doctoral candidate at the University of Nebraska – Omaha where she is studying Social Gerontology. She has a Master of Arts in Social Gerontology and Master’s in Business Administration from UNO. Lakelyn has professional experience in the private and public sectors of senior care services. She has spoken on caregiving at national and international conferences and served as a resource to major media on the topic of caregiving and aging including Dr. Phil, Dr. Oz and Hallmark Home and Family. She also values giving back to her community. Currently, serving as a board member of the National Alliance for Caregiving, Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for the Dreamweaver Foundation and Vice Chair of the Alzheimer’s Association’s Dementia Care Provider Roundtable. Lakelyn has a passion for helping others, especially aging adults and their families.