Amy Siple, APRN, is a national speaker on healthcare issues that impact older adults and the empowerment of healthcare givers. She has been serving the primary care needs of residents in long-term care as a nurse practitioner for over 23 years. Amy has been appointed by three Kansas governors to serve on boards and task forces to represent the needs of older adults and currently serves on the Kansas board for Adult Care Home Executives. Amy is a TEDx speaker and a content expert for Project Echo. Under her leadership, as president of the Kansas Advanced Practice Nurses Association, Kansas became the 26th state to pass full practice authority for APRNs in 2022. She was given the AANP state award for excellence in 2023.