About the Author
Elizabeth (Betsy) Best-Martini is a Recreational Therapist specializing in the field of gerontology. She has a Master of Science degree in Recreation Therapy / Administration. Her consulting firm, Recreation Consultation & Best Solutions, has provided recreational therapy consultation to over 200 retirement communities, skilled nursing settings, sub-acute settings, and residential/assisted care facilities in Northern California. Betsy has trained over 800 qualified activity professionals in Northern California.
Mary Anne Weeks has worked as a Social Worker (SSC) in nursing facilities since November of 1982. She had also received an undergraduate degree from the State University of New York, Genesee and pursued graduate work at University of California, Berkeley where she completed her Master Degree in Public Health.
Priscilla Wirth is a Health Information Consultant for long-term care facilities. She is a Registered Health Information Administrator, receiving her degree from Seattle University. She has been in the health information profession since 1980. Her Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Library Sciences were received from Northern Illinois University.