Diana Howell has been named director of operations at Castle Senior Living, which provides assisted living, independent living and memory care residences for older adults in communities throughout southeast Wisconsin.
For the past 12 years, Howell has been a leader in aging research and senior living, serving in numerous roles for assisted living providers, including director of memory care, area training specialist, and executive director. She is a Certified Dementia Practitioner with experience in skilled nursing facilities as a dementia specialist.
Castle Senior Living President Kevin Kiefer says, “It’s with great pleasure that we announce Diana’s addition to the company. Her qualifications make her a great leader for our senior living community. She is dedicated to improving aging and senior health outcomes, and assisting their families as they navigate the complexities of the healthcare system.”
Howell has a Master of Science in Gerontology and Biological Anthropology from Purdue University and completed the course work for her Ph.D. in the same fields. She’s been a research scientist for several large-scale studies examining aging and health issues such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Social Health Life and Aging Project (NSHAP).