Meet the Team

Bethany Moore, RN, CDP, Program Manager
Mrs. Moore, a Southern Arkansas University alumni, has had a rich and valued professional career including staff administrative, and clinical nurse positions in such settings as acute care, emergency, long term care, and home health.  Educating patients, families, and the community is her passion and she is dedicated to improving the lives of older adults.  She is a Registered Nurse and holds a National Certification as a Dementia Practitioner.

Lori DeWese, Education Coordinator
Lori has been with the Center on Aging for 9 years.  She graduated from the University of Arkansas in Little Rock with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science with a focus in Community Health. Her position at the Center on Aging keeps her busy and fulfilled.  She facilitates free educational programs to older adults and their families.  Her passion is to help educate older adults on how to improve their quality of life whether it be nutrition, exercise or simply laughter and socialization.

Leslie Rice, LPN, Education Specialist
Mrs. Rice started her career in the healthcare field as a CNA in 1988, working in long term care. She has been a LPN since 1996 and has worked in various areas of healthcare; including acute care, long term care, and at our Senior Health Clinic. As the Education Specialist, her passion is to serve others and make a positive impact in the lives of the people she meets.