Amy MacFarlane is Founder and CEO of Recreational Respite Inc., http://recrespite.com/, which provides for creative living and innovative care. It assists individuals with special needs arising from cognitive impairment, physical challenges or developmental disabilities by recognizing, engaging and strengthening their residual abilities and interests and integrating them successfully into their communities, and by providing them with the services of multi-skilled teams. She took on the dedication and commitment to creating Recreational Respite after she recognized the need in the community for supportive and inclusive environments for people with mental and physical challenges and developmental diversities. Her passion in the field of healthcare is united with a hands-on, educated and expert background in personal support work, health care/business development, therapeutic recreation, health sciences and gerontology. She’s actively involved with Family Caregivers Unite.