Sometimes we are asked to step up and provide care when we least expect it. Our ability to be responsive, adaptive and flexible, sprinkled with a dose of humor, can make all the difference for someone who is homebound. JoDee will share some insights about aging with consciousness and share stories of caregiving and Coming Home Connections’ end of life residency here in Santa Fe. JoDee has managed nonprofits and public service agencies serving communities in New Mexico and Colorado, but often with a global reach. Her work has focused on community health and economic development, climate change and its impacts on women and disadvantaged groups. She has organized large training events and conferences, engaged in communication and public outreach using a variety of media, and managed annual budgets up to $1 million. Additionally, JoDee is a Conscious Aging Facilitator.