Darcey Lepisto Adams joined Rogerson Communities in July, 2016 as Vice President of Health Services. In this newly created senior management position, Ms. Adams implements and expands innovative healthcare programs to assure the highest quality services for at-risk seniors and families. This includes oversight of Rogerson’s Boston-based adult day health programs. In addition to her position at Rogerson Communities, Ms. Adams is President emeritus of the Massachusetts Adult Day Services Association, and Adjunct Professor at Salem State University.
Ms. Adams brings to Rogerson over eighteen years of experience in the senior healthcare industry including adult day health programs, geriatric care management programs for complex patients, personal emergency response programs, certified and non-certified home health, implementation of evidence-based programs, memory care and care transitions from acute care settings.
Prior to joining Rogerson, Ms. Adams was Vice President with Essex Group Management (EGM) Corporation where she expanded EGM’s network through acquisition and development of new programs for seniors. As Vice President for Lahey Health System, she handled the operational, organizational and responsibilities of a multi-program division, including oversight of two adult day health programs and a community care management program. She also developed and implemented behavioral health support programs in several primary care practices for Lahey Health System and was its senior public policy consultant regarding older adult issues.
Ms. Adams holds a Master of Social Work degree from Boston University School of Social Work, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Associate’s Degree in Chemical Dependency from Keene State College, New Hampshire.