Jude RabigNurse, Gerontologist, Elder Advocate
Jude is a nationally recognized leader, speaker, and change agent who has dedicated her career to advocating for older adults. She has served in many roles including Director of the Office for Aging and Continuing Care, Professor of Gerontology at Utica College, and Executive Director of the National Green House Project. In each of these positions she has worked tirelessly exhibiting a commitment to fighting ageism, and championing programs and practices that support autonomy, dignity and enhanced quality of life for older adults. She is a former Atlantic Philanthropies, Hartford Foundation Practice Change Fellow, and a Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Innovation Adviser. She holds a PhD in gerontology and a business certificate from Stanford School of Business.
Jude continues to provide Small House consulting nationally and founded and leads Lifespace Senior Services based in Schenectady NY serving NYS Capital Region older adults and their families.