Judith R. Peres, LCSW-C
Judith provides the organization with advice and insights related to palliative/end-of-life care policy and clinical social work. She has been involved with the organization since 2016. Judith brings over four decades of experience and expertise in the theoretical and practical aspects of death and dying. Her policy work uses her expertise in the intersection of palliative care hospice and long-term services and supports. In her private psychotherapy practice, she works to assist Medicare beneficiaries in navigating the transitions of aging. Her consulting clients have included the Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Altarum Institute's, Center for Elder Care and Advanced Illness, the Center for Practical Bioethics and the National Institute of Nursing Research. In addition to her work with CaringMatters, Judith is on the Board of Directors of the Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network and is a Commissioner of Aging for Montgomery County, Maryland.