Aging Specialty Practice Section

We are social workers that help the fastest segment of the U.S. population — the older adult. Examples of areas of service include: counseling older people and their families, health and mental health issues, case and care management, long term care, elder abuse, advocacy and advance care planning. 

Aging Committee

  • Natalia Shtompel, PhD., MSW, MA - Miami Shores, FL (Chair)
  • Robert Brandon, LMSW - Buffalo, NY
  • Magalie “Maggie” Nicolas, PhD, LCSW,  – North Miami Beach, FL
  • Katherine Martinez, LMSW - Bronx, NY
  • Benjamin H. Nguyen, MSW, ASW, CPH  - Los Angeles, CA


  • Kara Catalano, LLMSW - Big Rapids, MI 
  • Jack Paul Gesino, DSW, LCSW - Hamden, C
  • Alan McBroom, MSW - Beverly Hills, MI