Adult and Elder Experts

Elder Law

Stephen DeBaun graduated magna cum lauda, psychology from St. Bonaventure University in 1974 and attended University of Buffalo, School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor in 1977. He began his practice with the Atlanta Legal Aid Society where he specialized in concerns with senior citizens and those with mental and emotional impairments.

Policy Expert

Bill Benson is Managing Principal for Health Benefits ABCs (HBABCs), an organization offering health and aging policy, educational, strategic planning consulting and qualitative research services. Benson has worked on health and aging issues for 4 decades including in various leadership positions in the U.S. Congress. He served in senior appointee positions at the U.S.

Caregiver Support Specialist and Program Planning
Kate Zurich

Ms Zurich has over 35 years of experience using innovative tools and strategies to foster healthy lifestyles, nurture relationships, and support communities. She has worked with hundreds of clients, patients and families to help them access information and useful personal skills to navigate the changes of life through birth, parenting, illness and death.


Adrienne Simpson worked for many years as the director of operations for 2 national health care insurers. She was downsized twice. While at home unemployed her Mom decided to relocate from Georgia to Michigan. Believing her mom would move the same way she would, Adrienne volunteered to assist her mom with the move.

Teysha Richardson

Dr. Teysha V. Richardson has been enthralled in the world of pharmacy for over 15 years. She had humble beginnings, volunteering at an outpatient ambulatory care pharmacy where she served indigent populations and developed a love for both her patients and the field of pharmacy. She received her Bachelor of Sciences degree in Biology from Albany State University in Albany, Georgia in 2005.