Jack Paul Gesino, DSW, LCSW, is Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work at Southern Connecticut State University. He also maintains a private practice, the Center for Elders and Families, in Hamden CT. He is a mental health consultant at the Mary Wade Home in New Haven and the Whitney Center in Hamden and provides clinical supervision and training in Positive Psychology. Dr. Gesino is a highly regarded clinician and educator and has specialized in working with elders and their families for over 30 years. He is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the Gerontological Society of America.