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Board Chair

National Family Caregivers Association

HQ Phone: (301) 942-6430

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National Family Caregivers Association

9621 East Bexhill Drive

Kensington, Maryland 20895

United States

Company Description

National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) is the nation's leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of caregivers lives. Addressing the common needs and concerns of all family caregivers, regardless of their loved one's age ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Senior Source Managing Director

The A.D.S. Group

Director of Program Development

Somerville Journal

Guest Columnist

Daily News Tribune

Affiliations

Delegate
HouseWorks LLC

Board Member
The Commonwealth Institute

Advisor
Care.com Inc

Board Member
Boston College Graduate School of Social Work

Long-Standing Member
NewBridge

Alzheimer's Disease Advisory Board
Genentech USA

Council Member
Kenneth B. Schwartz Center

Board Member
Boston Medical Center Exceptional Care

Board Member
Caregiver Action Network

Vice President of Member
National Council on Aging

Advisor
Lotsa Helping Hands Inc

Advisor
Confidant

Advisor
Serality Inc

Board Member
National Association for Home Care

Active Member
WGBH Corporate Council

Advisor
Media & Policy Center Foundation

HouseWorks Representative
Advisory Committees

Board Member
Stevie Awards Inc

Board Member
Affiniscape Inc

Member
The Boston Club

Board Member
National Famil.

Board Member
atLarge Inc

Board Member
Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts Inc

Board Member
National Private Duty Association

Founder
Family Caregiver Coalition of New England

Board Member
Massachusetts Compassionate Care Coalition

Development Committee
Hebrew SeniorLife's NewBridge

Founder
Massachusetts Family Caregiver Coalition

Education

BA

Ithaca College

MSW

Boston College

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National Family Caregivers Association

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ANDREA COHEN, Chairperson

Co-Founder and CEO HouseWorks
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For the past 20 years, Andrea Cohen has been a leader in elder care business development, transforming the way private-pay services are delivered through a series of successful ventures. As HouseWorks CEO, she has also created innovative partnerships for providing private-pay services to residents of long-term care facilities, senior housing, and naturally occurring retirement communities such as Beacon Hill Village - a virtual retirement community in downtown Boston. In recognition of her elder care expertise and vision, Ms. Cohen was recently selected as an At-Large delegate to the 2005 White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA). A passionate advocate for family caregivers, Ms. Cohen co-founded the Family Caregiver Coalition of New England and organized the Boston Family Caregiver Town Hall Meeting, a PBS forum that was taped during the 2004 Democratic National Convention.


The Commonwealth Institute - Board of Directors - Andrea Cohen

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For the past 20 years, Andrea Cohen has been a leader in eldercare business development, transforming the way private-pay services are delivered through a series of successful, widely replicated ventures. Throughout her career, her driving vision has been to create a society where seniors can age in place by developing innovative home care options and supporting family caregivers. As HouseWorks CEO, she has crafted pioneering partnerships for providing services to residents of long-term care facilities, senior housing, and naturally occurring retirement communities such as Beacon Hill Village - a neighborhood retirement community in downtown Boston.
In recognition of her elder care expertise and vision, Ms. Cohen was selected as an At-Large delegate to the 2005 White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA). As a delegate, she helped shape recommendations to the President and Congress that will influence national aging policies for the next decade and beyond. A passionate advocate for family caregivers, Ms. Cohen co-founded the Family Caregiver Coalition of New England and organized the Boston Family Caregiver Town Hall Meeting, a PBS forum that was taped during the 2004 Democratic National Convention.
Ms. Cohen is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the National Family Caregiver's Association, the National Private Duty Association, the Massachusetts Home Care Alliance, the Massachusetts Compassionate Care Coalition, and the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work. She was recently appointed to the newly formed Kenneth B. Schwartz Center Council and is a long-standing member of the NewBridge on the Charles/Dedham Project Committee of Hebrew SeniorLife. Ms. Cohen is also an active member of The Commonwealth Institute and has lectured at Harvard, MIT, and Boston College on senior health, work/family, and business development issues. Her many accomplishments have been featured in the New York Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, the Boston Business Journal, Harvard Magazine, and Women's Business. A long-time resident of the Boston area, Ms. Cohen received her MSW from Boston College and completed her undergraduate studies at Ithaca College in upstate New York.
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House Works - Andrea Cohen

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HouseWorks: setting the standard in home care
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Andrea Cohen, HouseWorks' co-founder and CEO, is a social entrepreneur dedicated to transforming the way care is delivered at home. Her passion for "getting it right" has inspired a series of pioneering ventures that raise the bar for helping seniors age in place. As HouseWorks' CEO, she has built the largest private-pay home care company in New England while creating innovative partnerships that support seniors at home, in senior housing, and in intentional communities like Boston's Beacon Hill Village.
Ms. Cohen was recently awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award by Boston College Graduate School of Social Work and the Louis Lowy Award by the Massachusetts Gerontology Association. In recognition of her achievements as an entrepreneur, Ms. Cohen was selected as a 2009 Pinnacle Award honoree by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. Her business accomplishments have also been highlighted in print and electronic media including The New York Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, the Boston Business Journal, Harvard Magazine, Women's Business, uwemp, and Verving. In addition, she has been a been a featured presenter at professional and academic symposia sponsored by Harvard University, MIT, Boston College, the American Society on Aging and other leading organizations, speaking on eldercare, work/family, and business development issues.
Ms. Cohen currently sits on the Board of Directors of the National Family Caregiver's Association, the Schwartz Center Leadership Council, the Women's Advisory Committee of the Boston Chamber of Commerce, and was most recently appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of The Commonwealth Institute. Previously, Ms. Cohen served on the Board of the Massachusetts Home Care Alliance, the National Private Duty Association, the Boston College Graduate School Alumni Board, and the NewBridge on the Charles project development committee for Hebrew SeniorLife. Ms. Cohen is an advisor to three companies - Care.com, Confidant, and Lotsa Helping Hands - that provide innovative, on-line solutions for family caregivers.
A tireless advocate of family caregivers, Ms. Cohen was selected as an at-large delegate to the 2005 White House Conference on Aging where she helped influence national policies that will impact all seniors and family caregivers in the years ahead. Ms. Cohen also organized the Boston Family Caregiver Town Hall Meeting (a PBS forum broadcast in 2004), and was a principle supporter of the Family Caregiver Handbook produced by the MIT Workplace Center in 2007.
Andrea received her MSW from Boston College and completed her BA at Ithaca College in upstate New York.


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ANDREA COHEN, Director

Co-Founder and CEOHouseWorks
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For the past 20 years, Andrea Cohen has been a leader in elder care business development, transforming the way private-pay services are delivered through a series of successful ventures.As HouseWorks CEO, she has also created innovative partnerships for providing private-pay services to residents of long-term care facilities, senior housing, and naturally occurring retirement communities such as Beacon Hill Village â€" a virtual retirement community in downtown Boston.In recognition of her elder care expertise and vision, Ms. Cohen was recently selected as an At-Large delegate to the 2005 White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA).A passionate advocate for family caregivers, Ms. Cohen co-founded the Family Caregiver Coalition of New England and organized the Boston Family Caregiver Town Hall Meeting, a PBS forum that was taped during the 2004 Democratic National Convention.


National Family Caregivers Association

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ANDREA COHEN, Director

Co-Founder and CEOHouseWorks
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For the past 20 years, Andrea Cohen has been a leader in elder care business development, transforming the way private-pay services are delivered through a series of successful ventures.As HouseWorks CEO, she has also created innovative partnerships for providing private-pay services to residents of long-term care facilities, senior housing, and naturally occurring retirement communities such as Beacon Hill Village â€" a virtual retirement community in downtown Boston.In recognition of her elder care expertise and vision, Ms. Cohen was recently selected as an At-Large delegate to the 2005 White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA).A passionate advocate for family caregivers, Ms. Cohen co-founded the Family Caregiver Coalition of New England and organized the Boston Family Caregiver Town Hall Meeting, a PBS forum that was taped during the 2004 Democratic National Convention.

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