Lisa Rill, Ph.D

Dr. Lisa Rill received her Ph.D. in Sociology at Florida State University with a specialization in health and aging. Before attending graduate school, she served as a Social Worker for five years in nursing homes throughout Florida. During her time in graduate school, she taught classes in sociology and aging, interned at AARP, delivered food for Meals on Wheels, and volunteered at the local senior center. Her research includes quality of life in long-term care, aging in place, labor force issues, staff training requirements, pain management, person-directed care, nutrition, nursing home risk scores, Medicare/Medicaid, aging prisoners, and trends among older voters. She is also an editorial board member for the Certified Senior Advisors Journal and a Certified Eden at Home Associate. Dr. Rill is currently Senior Director at Senior Life Source.  

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