Ken Genewick joined the Health Foundation in 2018 in the newly created role of Program Officer for Caregiving. In this role, Ken worked to develop and support programs that recognize and address the unique challenges and needs of caregivers for older adults. With diverse private and public sector experience, he brings to the foundation a unique perspective on aging and caregiving and its impact on both people and systems. Ken was promoted to Senior Program Officer in early 2021.
Prior to joining the Health Foundation, Ken was the director of the Niagara County Office for the Aging for seven years. In this role, he led the department’s efforts to promote independence and quality of life by providing community-based services to older adults and caregivers.
An active member of the western New York community, he is the past president and a current advisor to the board of the Western New York Integrated Care Collaborative. He previously served as a member of the board of directors of the Association on Aging in New York from 2014-2015; an alderman on the City of Lockport Common Council from 2010-2015; and a board member of the Greater Lockport Development Corporation.
Ken earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing and a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in health systems administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
He lives in Lockport, NY, with his wife Michelle and their three sons, Luke, Henry, and Jude.