Wilma Saunders Schmitz

MA | Term: 2016–2018

Wilma Saunders Schmitz is the owner of Aging Concerns, an aging life care/geriatric-care management and consulting company in St. Louis, Missouri. She works as an advisor and advocate for older individuals and family caregivers, emphasizing quality care by utilizing a “person-centered” and “strength-based” philosophy. Schmitz obtained her Master of Arts degree in gerontology from Lindenwood College in St. Charles, Missouri. She served as an adjunct professor at the University of Missouri Gerontology Program and Human Services adjunct faculty at Southwestern Illinois Community College. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Family Care Health Centers in St. Louis and is the co-chair for the National Association of Community Health Centers’ Elderly Issues committee.