Sarah Scott

Adult Day Services Director

801-363-4589 ext. 105

Sarah is a gerontologist who has worked with, or in service to, older adults over the last five years. Her related experience in advocacy for residents in skilled and assisted nursing facilities, and her own study focus on culture change in long term care, reflects a passion for serving aging and disabled individuals to advance quality of life, health, and wellness. As a former teacher, she is very excited to collaborate in the development of intergenerational programs. Sarah holds an Undergraduate Degree in Education from University of Arizona, and a Masters Degree in Gerontology (University of Utah) and Business Administration (George Washington University). She currently sits on the Alumni Board of the University of Utah’s College of Nursing, Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Coordinating Council (Utah State Department of Health), Supported and Empowered Caregivers Workgroup (Utah State Department of Health), University of Utah College of Nursing Alumni BoardTime for Living and Caring Community Advisory Board (Virtual Time-Use Coach Respite Project affiliated with University of Utah), and Utah Coalition of Caregiver Support. Sarah is also the primary contact for the Horticultural Therapy and Intergenerational Garden Program. She has graduate degrees in Business Administration and Gerontology, an undergraduate degree in Special/ Elementary Education, and a certificate in Horticultural Therapy from the Horticultural Therapy Institute in Denver, Colorado. In her free time, Sarah enjoys hiking with her husband and two dogs, spending time with her three sons and extended family, traveling, gardening, and reading fiction.