Linda Schlenker, M.S., M.A., O.T.R.

Fall Prevention & Senior Safety Expert

Highlights

  • Master's in Occupational Therapy, Tufts University
  • Three decades' experience advising seniors and caregivers
  • Improved the lives of 10,000+ seniors throughout her career
  • Author of 'Aging in America: One Healthcare Workers Perspective'
  • Created the studio-produced video 'How to Stay Safe and Independent in Your Home: Fall Prevention for Seniors'

Linda's Acclaimed Career in Senior Care

Linda Schlenker is a comforting voice for seniors and caregivers across the U.S. For nearly three decades, Linda has helped seniors remain safe in their own homes, while helping them to regain priceless independence and peace of mind. Her insights and advice on fall prevention are life-saving. And Linda's recommendations on medical alert systems are perhaps the best in the industry. 

Linda literally wrote the book on aging in America, which was received with 5-star acclaim. Her book titled ‘Aging in America: One Healthcare Workers Perspective' explores how seniors and their loved ones can make educated decisions on their health and care, and overcome feelings of helplessness and frustration. Linda is also the creator of the studio-produced video, ‘How to Stay Safe and Independent in Your Home: Fall Prevention for Seniors.' Without question, Linda Schlenker is a trusted expert on fall prevention and senior safety. 

Today, Linda brings her compassion and expertise to SeniorLiving.org, where she takes a personal and warmhearted approach to help aging adults improve their lives. Linda continues to make home visits, and she even consults with companies on senior safety, independence, and quality of life.

She holds an undergraduate degree from Arizona State University in Psychology and a Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy from Tufts University. For good measure, Linda also earned a Master's Degree in Counseling from Rivier College where she graduated with distinction.