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Richard Lee Benkin

Richard Lee Benkin, American long term care consultant and manager. Member advisory committee State of Illinois on Alzheimer's Disease.

Background

Benkin, Richard Lee was born on October 25, 1951 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Gilbert Joseph and Nancy Marilyn (Ignatin) Benkin.

Education

Bachelor, Master of Arts in Sociology, University Pennsylvania, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, University Pennsylvania, 1976.

Career

Assistant professor DePaul University, Chicago, 1975-1978. Freelance writer, 1978-1980. Mental health specialist Illinois Department Mental Health, 1980-1982.

Long term care consultant, 1982-1983. Director planning and resident services California Gardens Nursing Center, 1983-1984. Vice president planning and development Comp Care Services, Ltd., Lincolnwood, Illinois, 1985-1987.

Consultant, manager long term care Chicago, since 1987. Consultant editor, writer various organizations.

Membership

Member advisory committee State of Illinois on Alzheimer's Disease.

Connections

Married Toby Jane Zallman, May 23, 1976 (divorced December 1981). Married Barbara Marie Budnick, May 5, 1984. 1 child, Sarah Elizabeth.