President of Alternative Living Choices
After teaching theatre and dance for 25 years, John began working as the Director of Community Outreach for a hospice agency. Eventually he founded his own company, Alternative Living Choices, now serving as a Senior Living Advisor assisting older adults in locating appropriate Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care Communities in which to live.
He began his coming-out process when he was 32, now living as a totally out gay man with his husband Patrick.
John serves as the Educational Chair for EDUCARE, educating community and professional caregivers in compassionate cultural competency as they serve older LGBTQ+ folks. He also serves as a board member for the Adult Protective Community Board of Dallas, and past board member for Dallas Gerontological Society.