Jean Makesh is the founder, CEO of the Lantern group. He designed a state of the art award winning Alzheimer care facility in Madison, Ohio. His fascination and passion to aging was the impetus to design and create a Personality centric rehabilitative care program that is one of its kinds in the country and in the world. Some of his recognitions include Entrepreneur of the year and the Model practice award. Most recently he was named one of the Top 50 Influencers in Aging by Next Avenue, a digital platform of PBS aimed at baby boomers. Mr. Makesh was featured in various local and international media.
Before establishing Lantern Group, he held various senior executive positions with a fortune 500 company. During his tenure with the fortune 500 company, his day to day responsibilities included ensuring best operational practices and compliance to highest quality of care. He holds an under graduate and a Master’s degree in Occupational therapy and a Master’s degree in Business administration.
Jean, designed and developed a patent pending retro-virtual time capsule to nurture and facilitate memory and to promote functional independence. The care delivery model that he developed is the only care program in the world that is therapeutic in nature. The care program utilizes the individual’s environment, learning and activities to activate repressed memories and stimulate newer learning.
Jean Makesh is on a personal mission to support, educate and equip the elderly, caregiver’s, family members and healthcare professionals with knowledge and resources about the Alzheimer’s disease, its prevention and treatment. His goal is to continue design, develop and construct state of the art facilities and therapeutic care models in the US and other parts of the world.
Jean Makesh has authored textbooks called “Revelation to a unique world” for medical, professional’s and caregivers.
His objective and mission is to combine his knowledge and experience to contribute and impact policies and practices in the areas of elderly care, good and efficient business practices and human kind as a whole.