Theresa Strange Johnston has been in healthcare management all of her adult life, most of it in non-profit. She has spearheaded many special events for non-profits such as galas, golf and tennis tournaments, fun runs, health fairs, and bike rides, and capital campaigns to name a few. Her love of the senior population stems from working in hospice and as an executive director of a memory care assisted living. Theresa is an Alzheimer’s specialist and has spoken to thousands of family caregivers and caregiver staff on the topics of dementia, Alzheimer’s, understanding hospice and brain health. She worked at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas for 20 years followed by working at least 5 years at Memorial Hermann Hospice and Including Kids Center for Autism, Houston, TX, AutumnGrove Assisted Living, Houston and San Antonio, TX and Accord Hospice in Dallas, TX. She sits on the board for McKinney Historic Neighborhood Association and is on the planning committee for the McKinney Dia de los Muertos. In her spare time she loves reading and is an artist in McKinney. Her role with Pajamas for Seniors comes naturally to her and helps her continue her mission to help the senior population.

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