Radiate Positivity: Lisa Schulz, Spreading Sunshine and Joy for a Better Life!

Lisa Schulz, Midland Care Emporia PACE Master Social Worker

Lisa Schulz, a Licensed Master Social Worker at Emporia PACE, brings joy with her vibrant personality. Juggling various roles, from crisis services to memory assessments, she navigates challenges with flexibility and humor.

Lisa Schulz loves all things sunshine, and her sunny personality is a bright light helping others improve their lives. She is a natural helper, showing how much she cares for everyone. She believes laughter is the best medicine, so she makes the best out of every day.

Schulz is a Licensed Master Social Worker for the Emporia PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly.) Her job is never dull, and every day is unique.

“As a Social Worker, I wear a lot of hats in this position and often feel like a jack of all trades. Some days, it’s crisis services. Some days, it’s a shoulder to cry on. Some days, it’s memory assessments. Some days, it’s resources. And some days it’s all of the above,” she said. “Each day is different, and you have to be flexible enough to roll with the punches.”

There are a lot of things she loves about working for Midland Care.

“I love the participants we serve. I love working with the Emporia team, the flexibility, and the caring environment. I enjoy being out in the community,” she said.

“I love the participants we serve.”


Rachel Mitchell, Emporia PACE Center Administrator, appreciates the level of trust the participants have with Schulz.

“Lisa brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our team regarding social work needs. She enjoys being able to help others and cares about the well-being of our participants,” said Mitchell. “She has formed close bonds with our participants in Emporia, and they have grown to trust her.”

An Olpe native, outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She loves camping and being at the lake with friends and family. She is a lifelong Kansas City Chiefs and Jayhawks fan.

She earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology/Sociology from Emporia State University. She earned her Master’s in Social Work from Wichita State University.

Schulz is not afraid of challenging work. Before working at Midland Care, she worked for DCF doing CPS investigations for child welfare.

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