Carol Zernial holds a master's degree in social gerontology and has been involved in the field of aging for over 20 years. She was a delegate to the White House Conference on Aging in 2015 and 2005. She received the 2008 Outstanding Professional in Aging Award in Texas for her contributions to the field in the area of evidence-based disease prevention and health promotion.Carol currently serves as the Executive Director of the WellMed Charitable Foundation.  She is Chair of the Board of Directors for the National Council on the Aging, and a member of the governor’s Aging Texas Well Advisory Committee. She is the producer and co-host of the radio show/podcast Caregiver SOS on Air.