Paul P. Falkowski PhD
Paul P. Falkowski, Ph.D.

Trained volunteers are a valuable asset to both the people who live and work in your long-term care community. I can create interactive training programs from the ground up or evaluate your existing training program and offer suggested improvements.

Please contact me for your volunteer training needs at

I am also available to be your keynote speaker for your next event and/or I present workshops targeting your professional care staff.

Sample topics include:

  • Online Volunteer Training: Creating an experience they won’t forget!
  • “Someone Just for Me”: Recognizing a critical role for volunteers
  • Creating “Super” Volunteers: Expanding the role of volunteers in long-term care settings
  • Practicing the Art of Presence: What providing person-centered care means
  • Building a Robust Volunteer Program: You get what you pay for
  • Undoing the Myths about Aging and Older Adults: Ageism is alive and doing well
  • Communicating with Older Adults: Please don’t shout at me
  • Spiritual Distress: Taking care of yourself
  • Meeting the Demand for Quality Care: Attracting qualified care staff
  • Creating “Real” Intergenerational Programs: It takes planning and buy-in
  • E-mail me for a complete list.


“This training was amazing! We’re given many ideas for recruiting and training volunteers! Excellent speaker and full of genuine passion.”
National Association of Activities Professionals – webinar attendee

“This year I co-chaired the local Dementia Care Conference in my community where Paul Falkowski presented on “Practicing the Art of Presence.” Paul certainly has a passion for serving the older adult population and getting others to realize the importance of being “present” with the older adults we work with and the loved ones we care for. He has a unique way of captivating the audience with his presentation style and touching stories. We received very positive feedback from conference attendees including one participant who described his presentation as “profound.” If you are looking for a dynamic speaker, I would certainly recommend Paul Falkowski.  -Lakelyn Hogan, Home Instead Senior Care, Omaha

“Paul Falkowski has a passion for the elderly in our community and  in nursing homes.  He recently spoke to our group of volunteers who serve in this area and his remarks left all who attended feeling appreciated and motivated to keep going. His passion in seeing the elderly in the community connected to volunteers is evident by his heartfelt stories from the elders and those that serve them. It is without reservation that I would recommend Paul Falkowski as a  speaker for anyone who works or volunteers with the elderly. His words to our group left us feeling inspired. I felt as though the small things that I do that go unnoticed and unrecognized the majority of the time are very important to the people that I serve and that they have a huge impact. “
– Sabra Mackey, Douglas County Health Center, Omaha

“One of the best! If I am ever asked who I would want to present on Dementia and/ or the current status of Aging in America it would be Dr. Paul Falkowski. Each presentation he gives produces deep understanding and quality takeaways for families, residents and team members. Dr. Falkowski confidently takes initiative and clearly presents information and ideas. Communication, empathy and humor are his natural talents. Dr. Falkowski brilliantly delivers his message while always being mindful of the audience and specific goals of the group or organization. Writing this recommendation for my colleague, is a privilege.”
-Heather Holmes, Director of Sales and Marketing, Crown Pointe Retirement Community

 Great presentation…[Paul] was right on target for needs
– Nebraska Health Care Association

I enjoyed Paul Falkowski, and his challenging presentation
on practicing the art of presence.
– Dementia Care Conference, Omaha

Great speaker! Excellent!  LeadingAge Nebraska

Tell me about your event!

Please contact me I would love to be a part of your program.  I have a passion for life and I value owning our responsibility to others and having the courage to do the right thing.  My vision is to discover “super” volunteers as a work-ready resource to help professional staff provide person-centered care.

Please, let me know what questions and/or feedback you have for me. I’ll get back to you as quickly as I can.  Thanks! I look forward to hearing from you.   – Paul