Rita B. Choula, MA

Senior Advisor, AARP Public Policy Institute






 

Rita Choula is a Senior Advisor with the AARP Public Policy Institute. She manages and provides content expertise on internal and external family caregiving initiatives with a specific focus on identifying and supporting the needs of multicultural family caregivers.

Rita bridges policy to practice by working with external partners to provide health and social service professionals with programs and tools to support family caregivers across settings.  Most recently, through the Home Alone Alliance, she led the development and production of a series of instructional videos designed to support family caregivers who perform complicated medical nursing tasks.  Through her leadership and in collaboration with external organizations, multiple series of videos and accompanying tools will be developed.

Before joining AARP, Rita worked as a corporate researcher in the health and information technology sectors. She was also the assistant principal of a parochial school serving children grades prekindergarten through eighth grade.  Mrs. Choula holds a master’s degree in the Management of Aging Services from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.


Signature Events

National Leadership Conference
  • March 18-19, 2019 | Washington, DC
  • REGISTRATION OPEN

Virtual Events

Navigating the Hospice Cost Report
  • February 19 | 12:00 p.m. ET
CMS to Test Hospice Carve-In Under Medicare Advantage
  • February 20 | 1:00 p.m. ET
Building Expert Teams, Providing Expert Care to Persons with Dementia through Aliviado Health
  • February 21 | 1:00 p.m. ET

Partner Events

Shortcuts to Successful Staff Engagement
  • February 19 | 1 p.m. ET
  • Hosted by MedBridge
Know Your Diabetes by Heart: Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
  • February 19 | 1:00 p.m. ET
  • Hosted by Great Plains QIN
Coding Claims for MIPS Quality and Cost Measures
  • February 20 | 1:00 p.m. ET
  • Hosted by TMF Health Quality Institute