Hawthorn Staff Profiles

Hawthorn Elder Care Adult Day Health Leadership

Hawthorn staff- Audrey MonroeAudrey Monroe, Director of Elder Services

Education: B.S. Social Work, M.A. Public Administration

Years with CHD: 17 years

“Working at the Adult Day Health programs has been such a rewarding experience for me and I feel fortunate to be a part of helping people stay at home for as long as they can.”


Hawthorn Staff- Juli MorenoJuli Moreno, Chicopee Site Manager

Education: B.S. Music Therapy, M.A. Organizational Management

Years with CHD: 18 years



Hawthorn Staff- Candace SmithCandace Smith, West Springfield Site Manager

Education: B.A. Psychology

Years with CHD:  7 years

“I love my work and all I love the satisfaction on participants faces during the day because for some we are all they have.”


Hawthorn Staff- Rebecca KesslerRebecca Kessler, LMHC, Elder Clinical Coordinator

Education: M.A. Psychology

Years with CHD: 7 years



Hawthorn staff- Tiffany PidacksTiffany Pidacks, Springfield Site Manager

Education: B.A. Psychology

Years working with CHD: 8 years