Kathleen Kolenda

About Kathleen Kolenda

Kathleen Kolenda, who joined Easterseals Southern California (ESSC) 24 years ago, is Vice President Adult Day Services for the organization’s southern region. In that capacity, Kolenda develops and delivers person-centered, community-based services for adults with disabilities and older adults who face disability as they age. Since 1980, Kolenda – with experience in special education, residential services, employment and adult day services – has worked to develop quality services across the lifespan that promote inclusion of all people to lead their most purposeful, meaningful life.

Celebrating Adult Day Services During The COVID-19 Pandemic

This year's National Adult Day Services Week September 20-26, brings with it a renewed appreciation for how the service provides older adults, adults living with dementia, or adults living with disabilities with individualized therapeutic, social, and health services for some part of the day.