The Council on Aging Welcomes new LTCA Supervisor Aime Fink.
The Council on Aging welcomes Aime Fink. Aime is the new Supervisor of the Long Term Care & Aging division in the Human Services department.
Aime comes to us from the State Unit on Aging as the Person Centered Options Counseling/HCRR/Volunteer Services Program Manager. She is a statewide trainer and curriculum developer with an emphasis on person centered practice approaches meeting the CMS HCBS final rule. Her curriculum development and training has extended into other areas including: person centered competency development of bachelor and masters level social work student candidates, dementia capable practice approaches, legal service accessibility, participant direction, lifespan respite, and person centered approaches for health home care coordinators and the statewide information system CLC-GetCare (client management system and consumer website). Over the course of her career, Aime worked with The Area on Aging in Olympia as a supervisor in Title XIX Case Management and OAA staff. Aime has a Master’s in Social Work/Law and Social Policy, is earning a PhD in Leadership Studies, and a Bachelor’s Gerontology. Aime was able to start work with us on June 13th and had the opportunity to work with Susie until Susie's retirement June 30. Please join us in welcoming Aime to our great program!
The purpose of the council shall be to advise the staff of the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD), the Human Services Department and the County Executive on all matters of policy and implementation of the Snohomish County Area Plan on Aging in order to secure and maintain maximum independence and dignity for older residents of Snohomish County and all individuals receiving services administered by the Aging and Disability Services Division.