Meet Our Founders

CEO of My Elder AdvocateJack Halpern is the Founder and CEO of My Elder Advocate. He has been fighting for elder rights for over 40 years. He is passionate about advocating for elders and their families while preserving their dignity and protecting their independence, finances, property and rights. His brand of advocacy has affected thousands of elders’ in nursing homes across the country.

Jack holds a Masters of Professional Studies Degree with a Major in Long Term Care Administration and has held several key leadership roles in the Nursing Home Industry. His seminars on Elder Care and Elder Abuse are widely attended by both consumers and professionals. He has appeared as an expert witness on Court TV and as a commentator on the cable television network. Jack’s Blog has been read by over one million people wishing to learn more about elder care issues and Jack Halpern's Twitter has nearly 63.k followers.

Claudine Halpern Claudine Halpern is the COO of My Elder Advocate. She brings a career of experience creating solutions for financial services sector. She has been in management consulting in both the fields of finance and technology and has consulted with many of the major brokerage, insurance and financial houses, including the New York Stock Exchange, Wells Fargo, Chase Manhattan, JP Morgan and Merrill Lynch, to name a few. She is a regular guest lecturer at Baruch college’s Entrepreneurial program and has undergraduate and MBA degree.

Claudine brings her experience and has created the systems and process that are patent pending on The MEA Method (TM) which will ensure that franchises have a process that will contribute to their early success in the My Elder Advocate Franchise system. In addition, she is working on a crowd funding campaign to finance the build of Rate Mom’s Nursing Home, an interactive rating site and app for nursing homes and assisted living facilities.