Anne M. Foerg
Anne M. Foerg, LMSW, a licensed geriatric social worker, has spent her career focusing on the needs of older adults and the people who care for them. She is currently the Director of Penn South Program for Seniors, the first Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC) Supportive Service Program (SSP) in the country, which provides comprehensive health, social, and recreational services aimed at helping the older adults of this Chelsea community to age in place. Prior to this, she was the Director of Social Work at CaringKind, the Heart of Alzheimer’s Caregiving, supporting individuals with dementia and their families navigate the myriad of challenges they face. Anne began her career working at several publicly- and privately-funded case management programs designed to help older adults age in their communities, including Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, Hartley House, and the New York Foundation for Senior Citizens. In addition to lecturing on dementia and dementia caregiving, Anne is a former volunteer for the VNS Hospice Program, and the New York City Department for the Aging Bill Payer Program. She is a graduate of New York University, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Metropolitan Studies with a focus on aging in the urban environment. She has her Masters in Social Work degree, with a specialty in aging and community organizing, from the Silberman School of Social Work at CUNY’s Hunter College.