The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence, Lexington (KY) community relations director Alex Strein has been appointed to ITN Bluegrass’s board of directors. The Independent Transportation Network provides transportation assistance to seniors, preserving their independence and allowing them to remain active members of their communities. A Greenville, Kentucky native, Strein graduated from Lindsey Wilson College (LWC) in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She completed a graduate certificate in Aging Studies through Western Kentucky University in 2016 is currently pursing graduate studies in Healthcare Management. In addition to her board position with ITN, she is also serving her second term as the community involvement chair for the Lexington Young Professionals Association.

“My love for seniors began when my beloved grandmother developed Alzheimer’s disease and subsequently passed away in 2013,” Strein said. “Maintaining quality of life and dignity for seniors is my number one passion! I am very excited to put this passion to work with ITN.”