About Di Patterson
Di Patterson, MSG, CPG, is a noted Gerontologist, featured speaker at Aging events, popular workshop leader, prolific writer and author. She created Success in Aging TV® and is a pioneer in utilizing technology for promoting success in aging. She won the 2008 National Mature Media GOLD Award for TV show, Policy Makers Speak, and , 2009, 2010 and 2011 Awards in New Products and Technologies for her websites: SuccessInAging.tv and SeasonOfLife.net .
“I have blended my Aging education, a Master’s degree in Gerontology and a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership, with many other pursuits: media, music publishing, R.C.F.E. administration, professional organizing, and support services in pharmacy and California probate, conservatorship and trust law. I developed Let’s Move Mom®: Custom Elder Moving Plans in 2002 as a result of my years of in-home eldercaregiving for both my wonderful grandmother and amazing mother-in-law.”
Ms. Patterson is Co-founder and President of the Gerontologists’ networking non-profit: The Let’s Group®: Consulting and Consortium of Professional Gerontologists, a provider of continuing education for NAPG: the National Association for Professional Gerontologists. Di believes that every company in America needs a Gerontologist on-staff or on-retainer! Among other volunteer and advisory positions, she is an Advisory Board Member of NAPG and an Ambassador for the Orange County Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. She is a proud member of GSA: the Gerontological Society of America and CCGG: the California Council on Gerontology and Geriatrics.
As a Practitioner, Di advises families with elders in the biology, psychology, sociology, ethics and lifespan development aspects of Aging. Offering expertise in both large and small family dynamics in a myriad of topics relevant to today’s elders and eldercare, she truly understands the needs of active and frail elderly, professionally and experientially. Through Let’s Move Mom, Di offers custom elder-moving plans for a smooth, successful move for families’ older loved ones.
As an Aging Marketplace Consultant, Di Patterson offers her clients sound business strategies for the senior market; based on timing, trends, and demand for their products and services. She educates managers on today’s seniors and the upcoming boomer-to-senior demographics. Di focuses company leaders on development and implementation of project mission, vision, and goals. She develops customized marketing plans, with traditional and web options. Very importantly in today’s business culture, Di provides introductions and networking opportunities in the Aging network.
Di blogs at AgeWise.tv, CaliforniaWomensConference.com and BullyPulpit.com, is a featured speaker at SpeakTank.com, and is a contributing expert as Gerontologist at SuccessInAging.tv, SeniorFamilyNetwork.com, and SmartWomensCafe.com. Her book: LIFE, CAMERA, ACTION! is available at GeroInk.com. Di’s social media and articles can be accessed at DiPatterson.com.
“If good real estate is all about location-location-location, then success in aging is all about attitude-attitude-attitude!” Di Patterson, MSG, CPG firstname.lastname@example.org