Episode 17: Tara Russo, Elder Care Services

All Things Local show

Summary: <p>On this episode, number 17 of the All Things Local podcast, I speak with Tara Russo, Executive Director of Elder Care Services in DeKalb. She shares her personal background and commitment to seniors in our community.</p> <p>Her college education began in nursing but she quickly found that her heart was in social work, and specifically working with seniors.</p> <p>She talks about the wrap-around services her organization offers to help seniors in all facets of their life, to live their best possible lives at home.</p> <p>Despite the challenge of the pandemic, she has worked to form creative partnerships to serve our seniors, and even to assist other nonprofits to continue their work too.</p> <p>I hope you enjoy our conversation.</p>