Nancy Fox



Nancy Fox is a nationally recognized culture change consultant. She currently serves as Chief Innovation Officer for Vivage Senior Living in Lakewood, Colorado, overseeing a person-directed philosophy of care. Her career in long-term care began in the 1980s, serving at both the facility and regional levels and joining many courageous and passionate people on a journey to seek a better world for our elders and those who care for them.

Fox serves on the Leadership Team at Vivage, encouraging and informing future planning in innovative models of care, programs, and services. In 2014, she led a project in partnership with the Loveland Housing Authority to develop the first Green Houses® in Colorado. Prior to her current position, Fox served as the first Executive Director of The Eden Alternative, an international not-for-profit person-centered care organization.

In 2014, the Governor of Colorado appointed Fox to serve on the Colorado Nursing Home Innovations Grant Board. She is also a past Board Member of the Colorado Culture Change Coalition. In 2015, the Colorado Health Care Association awarded Fox the Vest Bowden Award, its highest honor in long-term care.

A national and international speaker and educator, Fox regularly conducts training on The Eden Alternative, culture change, and leadership, and has presented at several major conferences. She is also the author of The Journey of a Lifetime: Leadership Pathways to Culture Change in Long-Term Care (2007) and Lesson in Leadership for Person-Centered Elder Care (2017).