Judith R. Peres, LCSW-C
Board of Trustees
Judith R. Peres is an Expert Consultant in the Nursing Home and Palliative/End-of-life care policy and a clinical social worker serving Medicare Beneficiaries. 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 career spans over four decades in health policy development and analysis and in direct clinical work. She was selected as a member of the 2013 Institute of Medicine Committee on Approaching Death, which developed the 2014 report "Dying in America" outlining recommendations for improving the quality and availability of medical services through the end of life.
Ms. Peres has a Master in Social Work from the University of Maryland and additional training at the Mind/Body Institute in Washington, DC and Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy at the Albert Ellis Institute in New York.