One Senior Place Names Greater Orlando Director
Orlando – 2023 Brevard-based One Senior Place, the Central Florida marketplace for senior resources, has named Chris Shepherd as the new Director of its Greater Orlando branch location in Altamonte Springs. In his new role, the former volunteer service manager and creator of enrichment programs for seniors will oversee day-to-day operations as well as business development for One Senior Place. With a lengthy background in service to seniors, Shepherd will oversee the on-site specialist who provides free 30-minute consultations to aging adults and their family members. The process helps clients navigate the maze of senior resources and evaluate choices. Shepherd, a resident of Mount Dora, will also coordinate and host the numerous informational and educational seminars presented monthly at 715 Douglas Avenue in Altamonte Springs. Mr. Shepherd brings to the job a host of skills in strategic partnerships and creative program development for seniors, assisted by an academic background in education and counseling. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Southeastern Bible College in Birmingham, Alabama, and earned a master’s degree from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. To learn more about One Senior Place, The Experts in Aging, visit www.OneSeniorPlace.com.
CEO and founder of One Senior Place, Don Kramer is confident that Shepherd is more than ready to lead operations in Greater Orlando.
“Chris has been a player in the senior services industry for over a decade, with an unwavering commitment to helping aging adults,” said Kramer. “He is extremely skilled in building and maintaining partnerships through collaboration with non-profits and senior-focused businesses. I have no doubt his efforts will help us improve the aging experience for Orlando area seniors every day.”
For information on the dozens of events presented annually by One Senior Place, call 407-949-6733. One Senior Place is a marketplace for resources and provider of information, advice, care and on-site services for seniors and their families. To learn more about One Senior Place, The Experts in Aging visit www.OneSeniorPlace.com
ABOUT ONE SENIOR PLACE– Begun in 2006 by Don and Beth Kramer, One Senior Place, The Experts in Aging, is a marketplace of resources and provider of information, advice, care and on-site services for seniors and their family caregivers in Central and East Central Florida. Completely unique, One Senior Place at 8085 Spyglass Hill Road in Viera is a one-stop information hub and mini-mall “revolutionizing the way America shops for elder care and services.” One Senior Place is home to a wide variety of senior-focused businesses, a resource library and is the site of educational seminars and presentations for seniors. In 2008, One Senior Place was named Florida’s Small Business of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. In Brevard, they were honored as Business of the Year by the Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce. A second location, One Senior Place Greater Orlando, opened in Altamonte Springs in December of 2011. More information about One Senior Place and One Senior Place Greater Orlando can be found on the company website at OneSeniorPlace.com or by calling 407-949-6733.