BONNIE FOSTER
RN, BSN, M.ED
While a national speaker on healthcare issues, Ms. Foster’s additional responsibilities include management of health care facilities, mock surveys, trouble shooting on State and Federal regulations throughout the United States. As nurse consultant for Long Term Care facilities for Enforcement Regulations, Scope and Severity, her professional publications include: MDS, PPS, Resident Care Plans, Restorative Nursing, Legal and Ethical; Documentation, Survey Survival, Quality Assessment and Assurance; and Management for Nurses.
DELORES DARNELL
MBA, NHA, RN, CDP, RAC-CT
Delores has been a practicing gerontological nurse since 1976 and a practicing nursing home administrator since 1985. She is a certified dementia practitioner, is RAC certified and is a facilitator and certified trainer for the Respecting Choices- POST/POLST Initiative. She earned both her undergraduate degree and MBA in Health Care Administration and was a Ph.D. candidate at VCU in Health Care Administration in 2007. Ms. Darnell has been a presenter and trainer for the Virginia Health Care Association as well as for CCR Academies and CCR Caucuses.
May A. Thomas
MD, FACP, AGSF, CMD
Dr. Thomas is a graduate of the Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Thomas practiced a combination of Academic and Clinical medicine for over 30 years, and has been a Certified Medical Director since 2002. She is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and an American Geriatric Society Fellow. She retired from the practice of medicine in 2014 and completed a year of training at The Duke Integrative Medicine Health Coach Program to become a Health Coach and formed Thomas Partnered Health (TPH). At TPH she is a Health and Geriatric Care Educator and does speaking and consultations. In August of 2018 she partnered with the Scott Counsel, P.C. Elder law Firm and is the team’s Director of Care Coordination and Education. Dr. Thomas worked for many years in the Long Term Care, Assisted Living, and Continuum of Care settings. She has extensive clinical experience in Sub acute Rehab Medicine and Hospice Care. Dr. Thomas has lectured and given talks locally and nationally. She has been featured on TV, local radio, and internet radio. Having a particular interest in end of life ethics she volunteers in South Jersey on the Tri-county Regional Ethics Committee (TREC) and the National Healthcare Decisions day subcommittee, and the Burlington County Conversation of your Life (COYL) task force. Dr. Thomas blogs on health and geriatric care on her TPH website: thomaspartneredhealth.com. She can also be found on the ScottCounsel.com website.
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Kevin “KC” Seabury
MHA, BM
K.C. has become a nationally recognized and requested speaker in health care arenas. He has served as Nursing Home Administrator at different homes as well as Assisted Living facilities. With a rich history in Hospice, Retail Management, Ministry and Long Term Care, KC is knowledgeable about the progressive continuum from home to assisted living and long term care and how Home Health and Hospice can be integrated to meet the needs of individuals needing assistance with their health needs and quality daily living. K.C. holds a bachelors degree in Ministry from the Brewton-Parker College and a Masters degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of Phoenix. He is currently a Pastor and Certified Hospice Chaplain and was licensed in Georgia and North Carolina as a Nursing Home Administrator and was certified by the American College of Health Care Administrators as well as being formerly certified as an Assisted Living Director.