Penny Pongun BSW, MSW

Aging Life Care Manager

Penelope Pongun, BSW, MSW, received her Bachelor of Arts in Social Work and her Master of Social Work degree with a concentration in gerontology from San Diego State University. Penelope began her medical social work and case management career working in hospice and palliative care, engaging older adults who face chronic illness and end-of-life concerns, as well as providing families with bereavement support. Penelope also volunteered for the Alzheimer’s Association of San Diego and has received training to work with older adults who have memory and cognitive impairments, including Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Penelope is a strong advocate for older adults and for policies that benefit the aging population.