Practice some breathing and meditation techniques with Michigan State University Extension.
Center in the Park
Reneé received a B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice from Chestnut Hill College in 1996. She began her work in the field of Aging in January 2000 when she joined the staff of Center in the Park (CIP), a nationally-accredited senior center in Northwest Philadelphia, as a social worker in the Family Caregiver Support Program. She advanced into various supervisory roles and, in 2005, received her Masters in Social Service with a concentration in Social Services Management from the Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research. In 2007, she was promoted to Associate Director and, in July 2018, she became Center in the Park’s Executive Director, the 4th in its 50-year history. She has served as Acting President of Philadelphia Association of Senior Service Administrators (PASSA) and is currently on the Board of the Pennsylvania Association of Senior Center Administrators where she co-chairs the Public Policy Committee. She is a thoughtful and responsible steward of the vision of Center in the Park’s co-founders, and continues to work with the Center’s leadership team, staff, Board of Directors and members to fulfill the Center’s mission and help to define its place in the future.