Laura Vargas is a social work intern at Penn Memory Center. She is a second-year Masters of Social Work student at University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice. Within the clinical MSW program, Laura is completing a specialization in Social Work in Health Care Settings and a specialization in Health and Mental Health of Older Adults. Laura graduated from the University of Michigan in 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and International Studies and a minor in Community Action and Social Change.
Laura will be working with individuals who present to PMC for concerns of Dementia and their caregivers. She will also be involved with the Caregiver Support Group, Memory Café, and the intergenerational Building Bridges program between PMC and CHOP.