ABOUT

Nancy Kessler has a passion for working with seniors and started collecting stories at a very young age when she frequently visited her 90 year old neighbor Mrs. Blanchet. Her interest in oral history and folklore blossomed and she eventually pursued a career in historical museums. After graduating Skidmore College and the Cooperstown Graduate Program, she was a Curator at the Museum of the City of New York. In addition, she was the Therapeutic Recreation Director for Atria Rye Brook (independent living facility) and Greenwich Adult Daycare (Alzheimer’s Adult Day Care). Nancy is on the Board of Directors of the Women's Enterprise Development Center (WEDC) and is the founder of the WEDC Senior Providers' Network. Nancy Kessler is a frequent speaker for civic organizations and teaches Memoir Writing at the Scarsdale Adult School.