With over six years of clinical experience in long-term care and rehabilitation, Ayla Girouard is passionate about helping people age safely and with dignity. She is an LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) and received her certification from A.I. Prince in Hartford, Conn., and is licensed with the State Board of Nursing in Massachusetts. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Curry College in Milton, Mass. Ayla has over four years of experience writing in the health field, focusing on educating and empowering readers to make the best health decisions for their conditions and lifestyle.
Focusing her writing on older adult health, Ayla has conducted over 600 hours of research for AgingInPlace.org to produce the most informed and accurate content possible, and she has been quoted in publications that include Yahoo! and Travel and Leisure. Through her education and work she has focused on combining practical health knowledge with the individual needs and desires of older adults to bring the absolute best care and content to patients and readers.