Jacqueline Dupont Carlson

Dr. Jacqueline Dupont CarlsonBackground:

  • Founder and CEO of Irvine Cottages (13 locations) – http://irvinecottages.com
  • CEO of Assured In-Home Care – http://assuredinhomecare.org
  • CEO of Vista Gardens – http://vistagardensmemorycare.com  
  • Director of Manor Care Health Care, Arcadia Special Care Unit.
  • Alzheimer’s Consultant/Director for Country Villa Health Services
  • Internship: Geriatric Education Center at the Keck School of Medicine.
  • Assistant researcher (RA) at USC and an assistant teacher (TA), Biology of Aging


  • Undergraduate: Bachelor in Behavioral Sciences & minor in Religious Studies – University of San Diego
  • Graduate: Gerontology – USC
  • Masters: Public Administration 


Boards of Directors of the following organizations:

  • Alzheimer’s Association of Orange County (over 15 years)
  • UCI MIND Institute Advisory Board
  • Orange County Catholic Foundation
  • JSerra Catholic High school
  • Maddie James Foundation
  • Vista Gardens Memory Care
  • Past Board of Directors member of
    • Salvation Army
    • Age Well Senior Services (13 years)
    • Meals on Wheels
    • WomanSage
    • The National Parkinson’s Foundation
    • The Elder Abuse Prevention Council, Alzheimer’s Association
    • St. Anne School

Honors & Awards:

  • Ethics Business Person of the Year 2011 Award at the 9th Annual Conference on Business and Ethics in Orange County, California
  • 2014 Commencement Speaker for the U.C. Irvine Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences
  • 2011 The Bishop Todd Brown Exemplary Business Integrity and Ethics Award
  • 2010 UCI MIND Philanthropy Award
  • 2010 Mike and Terry McGraw Philanthropic Award
  • 2007 Alzheimer’s Association Visionary Woman Honoree
  • 2005 Mother of the Year — St. Anne School
  • 2004 Captain’s Ball Honoree