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We are grateful to the professionals who reviewed sections of the Crown of Life Society manuscript touching on their areas of expertise, and provided comments that helped ensure accuracy and fair representation. They include:
Virginia H. Templeton, MD, director of MemoryCare, a nonprofit outpatient and resource center in Asheville, NC
Lisa Gwyther, gerontologist and director of the Duke University Aging Center Family Support Program
Bennett Blum, MD, specialist in forensic psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry who consults and serves as an expert witness on undue influence, mental capacity assessment, and manipulation tactics used against elders, and provides resources for laypeople and professionals on these subjects.
Peter Lichtenberg, director, Institute of Gerontology, Wayne State University
Joe Snyder, president, National Association of Adult Protective Services Administrators
Lisa Nerenberg, consultant and author on elder abuse prevention, and former director, San Francisco Consortium for Elder Abuse Prevention
Michael Stovall, Ph.D., chair, Department of Social Sciences, and instructor in gerontology, Carroll County, MD Community College
Barry Arnold, Ph.D., medical ethicist and professor emeritus of allied health and life sciences, and former professor and chair of philosophy, religious studies and interdisciplinary humanities, University of West Florida
Melora Jackson, MS, CMHT, dementia care training specialist at Alzheimer’s Division, Mississippi Department of Mental Health
Linda Vincent, RN, PI – Investigator and educator in identity and medical identity theft and health care fraud.
Christine Valentin, LCSW, clinical social worker and author specializing in geriatrics
John B. Minor, expert in telecommunications, clandestine surveillance and computer forensics