Patrice Earnest


Patrice Earnest joined n4a in February 2016 as Director of the Eldercare Locator, an n4a-operated, person-centered call center funded by the Administration on Aging within the Administration for Community Living.

Previously, Patrice served as the coordinator of education and resources at the Area Agency on Aging of the Atlanta Regional Commission in Georgia. She was with the Atlanta Regional Commission for 26 years prior to her retirement in 2015. Her primary responsibilities included coordinating the development, maintenance and quality assurance process for Georgia’s statewide aging resources provider computerized database ESP, a comprehensive listing of over 25,000 service providers. She provided leadership, direction and technical assistance to 14 Aging Service Resource Specialists in the state.

Patrice is a graduate of Young Harris College and holds a BS in Clinical/Community Psychology from the University of Michigan–Flint, an MS in Urban Studies from Georgia State University and a Master’s Certificate in Gerontology. She is also a Certified Information & Referral Specialist in Aging/Disabilities, as well as a Certified Resource Specialist.