Felton and You: The Long-term Care Ombudsman Program

At a time when communication with loved ones in skilled nursing facilities, assisted living and board and care homes is more critical than ever due to the pandemic, the services provided by Felton’s Long-term Care Ombudsman program are essential. The Ombudsman Program...

Kitty Felton: An Innovative Life of Service

In this month of July, we celebrate the birthday of Dr. Katharine (Kitty) Felton, the maverick executive director of the agency named in tribute to her, Felton Institute. Kitty Felton was born on July 7, 1873, in Oakland, California, to a prominent Bay Area family....

Felton Institute’s New Board Officers

As of July 1, 2020, Felton instituted new board officers. Sandra Smith is now Board Chair, succeeding Amy Solliday, who is now Board Chair Emeritus. Darren Skolnick, the new Vice-Chair, succeeds Gretchen Eichinger. Gretchen Eichinger is now serving as Board Secretary,...

June Message from Felton President & CEO, Al Gilbert

Because of those we serve, our Felton family knows firsthand why our nation must do better in all aspects of protecting and preserving humanity. Providing services to the most vulnerable in our communities is our work toward transforming the lives of our impoverished...