Special Thanks to the Active Aging Advisory Board
Cait Hampson, Home Instead
Cait Hampson is Executive Director of Home Instead Senior Care. Home Instead Senior Care is a post-acute home care agency who helps seniors stay wherever they call home. Our caregivers provide companionship, personal care, medication reminders, meal preparation, transportation and more to our clients. Our Central New Hampshire office has been providing care to seniors since 2005, and Home Instead Senior Care has been providing care to seniors internationally since 1995.
Toby Cummings, Scott-Farrar
Toby has strong family connections to Scott-Farrar as both his great-grandmother and aunt once called SF home. Prior to Scott-Farrar Toby’s work experience includes sales, marketing, and customer service. Toby works with new potential residents to acquaint them with the Scott-Farrar community, neighborhoods, and what we have to offer. He also is responsible for community relations for Scott-Farrar in the Peterborough community and is a member of Kiwanis Club. His education background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Professional Communications from Plymouth State University in Plymouth, NH. Toby lives in Hancock and is an avid skier during the winter.
Jane Poitras, Havenwood
Havenwood Heritage Heights is a not-for-profit, faith-based, Continuing Care Retirement Community providing a continuum of healthcare services and long-term care in Concord, New Hampshire. We are a warm and multifaceted Retirement Community with a spirit that prevails throughout the organization. The spirit of our community is strong because the resident population and staff live our mission every day. Residents of varying backgrounds live together at Havenwood Heritage Heights in an atmosphere of independence and dignity with a common bond of companionship and a sense of community.
Jamie Bulen, AARP
AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence with nearly 38 million members – and 231,000 in New Hampshire, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. To learn more, visit
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Colleen Petty, Bayada Home Care
Ashley Tino, Birches of Concord
Ashley is the Director of Community Relations for The Birches at Concord. The Birches is an Assisted Living Community that is exclusively dedicated to Memory Care. Set on a peaceful hillside, less than an hour from the seacoast, The Massachusetts border, and the lakes region, our perfect location is only the beginning. Our compassion, patience, and experience make a world of difference. Every sight, sound, taste, feeling, and experience is designed to help seniors with memory loss lead more rewarding lives, and connect to what matters to them.
Laurel Trahan, Age at Home
Laurel Trahan, CMC is the President of Age at Home and a member of the Aging Life Care Association. Age at Home provides in home services to help individuals age in place in the comforts of their home. They also provide Aging Life Care Professional services. A partner to help you make the best decisions and deliver the best solutions for you and your loved one as they age. It’s a holistic approach that respects your values, preferences, and resources. Age at Home is a local, woman owned agency.
Debbie Anderson, Age at Home
Jennifer Ho-Sue, Service Link of Merrimack County
Jane Cote, Service Link
Lara Shook, Scott-Farrar at Peterborough
Lara Shook is CEO/Executive Director at Scott-Farrar at Peterborough. Scott-Farrar at Peterborough is a non-profit, charitable retirement community offering independent living, assisted living and memory care.
Jeffrey Crocker, Upton & Hatfield
Jeff Crocker concentrates his practice on estate planning, estate administration, wills, trusts, business formation and succession planning, and representing clients in residential and commercial real estate transactions. Prior to joining Upton & Hatfield, Jeff spent his entire career, following his admission to the New Hampshire bar in 1979, practicing law with the firm of Tower, Crocker & Smith, P.A. in Jaffrey, NH. Jeff is a member of the New Hampshire Estate Planning Council, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the New Hampshire Bar Association, and the Cheshire County Bar Association. He currently resides in Peterborough, NH with his wife, Martha, who is a New Hampshire Circuit Court Judge. They have one grown daughter, Alexandra. When he’s not working, Jeff enjoys hiking, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, and gardening.
Phil Runyon, Runyon Law Office
L. Phillips (Phil) Runyon III is a graduate of the University of Virgina School of Law and has practiced primarily estate planning and elder law in Peterborough since 1974. He also served as presiding justice of the 8th Circuit Court in Jaffrey for 27 years.
Sandra Faber, Monadnock at Home
Sandra Faber is Executive Director of Monadnock at Home. Monadnock at Home is a local non-profit, providing seniors with the support and practical means to live and thrive in their homes and communities. With trained volunteers and vetted local providers, Monadnock at Home supports seniors with transportation, handyman help, personal care, grocery delivery, check-in calls, companion visits, social and informative programs and more. Monadnock at Home has been serving seniors in the Monadnock Region since 2010 and is a member of the Village to Village Network, a national network of over 200 aging-in-place villages across the county.
Judy Franseen, Hillside Village Marketing Director
Judy oversees three employees and the day-to-day operations of the information office while planning, directing and implementing the Hillside Village marketing program. Previously Franseen served as Corporate Marketing Director at Hunt Senior Living in Nashua, Marketing Director at Huntington at Nashua, and Marketing Director of the RiverMead Lifecare Community. Prior to working in the healthcare industry, she worked in real estate and property management. She studied Marketing and Management at Franklin Pierce University. She has served on the Boards of NH Conference on Aging, Nashua Senior Center and the American Heart Association. She has been a volunteer for The Multiple Sclerosis Society, American Red Cross, United Way and the Homeless Shelter for Families in Transition in Concord. Franseen enjoys the outdoors, kayaking, snowshoeing, biking and hiking.