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Elaine Poker-Yount

As an advocate for aging as successfully and gracefully as possible, Elaine Poker-Yount is all about providing individuals and the community with education, resources and outreach opportunities. Elaine is the Director of Care Management for Visiting Angels East Valley, a PAC© Certified Dementia Trainer, a community educator, a coach for families living with dementia and a contributing author of a monthly column in the Arizona Republic entitled “Successful Aging.” She began her Successful Aging Conferences nine years ago offering free workshops showcasing the best of our local resources for our 'second 50 years' to help empower families to make their journey as they age the best it can be.  She now also offers an annual Dementia Conference focused on providing awareness and understanding, along with practical tools for living with dementia more successfully.