Health & Elder Law, llc
Advocate · Counsel · Educate
Patricia Porter recently joined the A/Z Health & Elder Law Firm as the Director of Community Relations and Education. She brings over 20 years of experience to the A/Z team working with the elderly and their families to find solutions for their care needs. Her personal story includes the loss of her Father at an early age and a Mother who suffered a movement disorder. She understands the emotional challenges, resources and support needed for an aging family member. She has served on several boards and has been intricately involved in many major fundraisers over the years to further the education and support of the elderly and the community. She has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin and has extensive training in dementia, health issues and working with healthcare professionals. It is an honor for her to be part of the A/Z team and continue her service to the elderly.
In her spare time, you might find her on a nearby golf course or enjoying the magic of her two beautiful grandchildren, Penny and Emmett.
Elected to be on the Board of Directors for the Rotary Club Oak Park-River Forest
Selected to be on the Board of Directors for the Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park
Member of the Oak Park -River Forest Chamber of Commerce
Chosen by Dr. Thomas Cornwell to be an integral part of the committee for the John Drury Fundraiser “Changing Lives Together”, that generated over $100K for Home Care Physicians
Business and Professional Vice-President, Chamber of Commerce, Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Health Committee Member, DuPage Senior Citizens Council, Lombard, Illinois
Gerontology Advisory Board, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Co-chairman of “The Purple Tea,” educating the largest group of women ever in the state of Illinois; sponsored by Central DuPage Hospital, The American Cancer Society, and Marriott Senior Living Services
Creator and Coordinator of the first “Sports Ball” fundraiser with The Southwest Suburban Center on Aging, LaGrange Memorial Hospital, and Marriott Senior Living Services, raising over $25,000