Apr 04, 2024
Jane Shapiro, Pre-Planning Advisor
The Ins and Outs of End-of-Life Planning.

Jane Shapiro ventured to Houston from the Boston area back in the 1980’s. She received her degree

from Boston College and holds a certificate as an Assisted Living Administrator and is licensed

as a Pre Need Planning Advisor.

She has enjoyed being part of the Houston community for the past 40 years. She’s been

affiliated with several healthcare organizations in providing training/development to

employees, building relationships within the medical and religious community, counseling

families seeking senior living options, to her current role at Houston Jewish Funerals and

Distinctive Life Cremation and Funerals.

She has worked for HCA, US Physical Therapy, Aetna Health Plans, the Alzheimer’s Association,

Brazos Towers and Seven Acres Jewish Senior Care Services.

She takes pride in volunteering at the Evelyn Rubinstein JCC, Seven Acres, WU and Bellaire Sr.

Centers, Weekly YMCA and is a member of Jewish Federation’s Business and Professional

Group, River Oaks Women’s Breakfast Club, Houston Area Continuity of Care, Houston

Gerontological Association, Houston Jewish Chamber of Commerce, Houston Women’s

Chamber, Bellaire Business Association and lifetime member of Hadassah.

Having joined Houston Jewish Funerals and Distinctive Life Cremation and Funerals back in

2018, she was tasked with educating and sharing the importance of Pre Need Planning to

families in our community.

Jane shares, that it’s truly a calling, a mitzvah and a gift to impart her knowledge and

understanding while bringing her life experiences, passion and empathy to those in need.