Rolanda Pyle
(Brooklyn, New York)

Rolanda is a licensed social worker and consultant. She is currently the part time Community Outreach Specialist at
Sunnyside Community Services, where she was previously Assistant Director. CARE NYC provides support to caregivers of
older adults living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias. She was a consultant with the Assigned Counsel Project
and before that, Associate Director of Brookdale Foundation’s Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP) at the Brookdale
Foundation. The author has been featured on various radio and television programs. In addition to her social work and
her writing, Rolanda volunteers with NYC Meals on Wheels Senior Chat program through which she provides
companionship through weekly phone conversations with isolated seniors. Rolanda is the author of Grandma’s Hands,
Finally, contributor to Beneath His Everlasting Wings.