James F. Seagle, Jr. joined Rogerson Communities in 1973 and initiated Rogerson’s transition from a single rest home for older men to the multidimensional organization it is today. Its scope includes management of 29 properties and programs that serve more than 2,000 families; real estate development; consulting assignments; advocacy and education; and fundraising, both with foundations and individuals.
Mr. Seagle is a recognized leader in the field of housing and services for elders. A past president of the LeadingAge Massachusetts, he has been a delegate to the LeadingAge. Mr. Seagle worked closely with the Executive Office of Elder Affairs to draft assisted living legislation, and he created an industry task force to increase Medicaid reimbursement for dementia day care. He frequently lectures at state and national forums.
Mr. Seagle retired from Rogeson in June, 2018 and will serve as a consultant to Walter J. Ramos, J.D., Rogerson’s President & CEO.