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Check out Jen’s recent interview on ABC’s Good Morning Washington

Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP (Certified Speaking Professional)
Founder, Jenerations Health Education, Inc.

I founded Jenerations Health Education, Inc. to help healthcare organizations grow and better meet the needs of their patients, clients and caregivers. My top-notch team of trainers and I help you by offering high-quality continuing education marketing events for both professionals who can refer to you and prospective patients/families who may need your services. Recently Greenleaf Book Group published my first book, Cruising Through Caregiving: Reducing The Stress of Caring For Your Loved One, which helps caregivers better understand how to navigate care for a loved one.

My passion for this field began when I landed a job at a nursing home in high school. Prior to starting Jenerations, I have worked in many areas of healthcare and have taught gerontology since 2001 at institutions such as Johns Hopkins University, Towson University and Howard Community College.

I am also a regular conference keynote and breakout session speaker. Associations and corporations work with me to talk about how to improve service and outcomes for clients and patients of different generations as well as how to reduce stress for working caregivers. For more information on keynote speaking, please click here.

Thanks for checking out Jenerations Health Education–let us know how we can help you!

Meet Our Associate Speakers


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Cathy Brock

MA

Cathy Brock is a member of the Jenerations speakers bureau. Having been a classroom teacher for over a decade, she has the stamina to keep up with the most energetic learners and the drive to be creative in designing educational programs. She has previously worked with the Human Development Company as well as the Center for Civic Education training classroom teachers, both in the United States and Croatia. Cathy offers expert presentations on teamwork, service and diversity in healthcare. Cathy sense of humor and passion for making adult learning fun are one of the reasons her audiences request her. In addition to presenting, Cathy was formerly the CE compliance director for Jenerations.

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Ann Morrison

PhD, RN

Dr. Morrison is a former Johns Hopkins School of Medicine faculty member and director of their Alzheimer’s Treatment and Memory Center Caregiver Family Program. Dr. Morrison is an internationally recognized expert on brain health, dementia and caregiving whose down-to-earth presentation style endears her to the audience.

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Lesa Lee

MSW, LCSW-C

Lesa Lee is a member of the Jenerations speakers bureau and the Clinical Director at For All Seasons, Inc. Lesa is an expert on attachment, trauma and psychotherapy. Lesa's combined passion for teaching about trauma and her sense of humor offer a unique opportunity to learn as well connect with one another.

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Mary C. Fridley

RN, BSN, BC

Mary is a member of the Jenerations speakers bureau. She is a Registered Nurse board certified in gerontology with more than 30 years experience in the geriatric health field. She has been a consultant to families, businesses, and care facilities and has an expertise in dementia care. Mary is a successful caregiver advice columnist and former consultant to the Anne Arundel County, MD, Department of Aging and Disabilities, and a caregiver support group facilitator for 17 years. Mary speaks extensively on subjects related to dementia, eldercare, successful aging, and caregiver issues.

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Stephanie Goldstein

BSW, LBSW

A member of the Jenerations speaker’s bureau, Stephanie Goldstein also teaches Fundamentals of Caregiving: Caregiving 101 at Baltimore Community College. She works in care management with Ferretto Eldercare Consulting, supporting those living with dementia and the ones who care for them through case management, resource assistance and overall support. Her experience includes both working directly with patients and as a manager in mental health and long term care for over 20 years.

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Joanna Frankel

MSW, LCSW-C

Joanna Frankel is a graduate of Towson University with her Bachelors in both Psychology and Gerontology. Following, Joanna obtained her MSW from the University of Maryland, School of Social Work with a clinical concentration and a focus in Aging. Joanna possesses over 15 years’ experience in mental health, end of life care, dialysis and ventilator dependent clients, dementia and advance directives. Through her firm, Frankel Care Consulting, she guides and educate professionals, individuals and families through senior life transitions as well as provides clinical supervision to social work licensure candidates. Most recently she joined the faculty at Howard Community College, teaching both Aging and Mental Health and Social Gerontology.

Meet Our Behind the Scenes Team


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Darlene Snow

Darlene Snow is the Business Support Specialist with Jenerations. It’s her friendly voice you hear when you call our office! She provides administrative support to our entire team.

"Of all the continuing education programs I've attended, the programs by Jenerations and Ms. FitzPatrick are by far the most interesting, thought provoking, and relevant to the work we do…she's a dynamic and inspiring speaker."

-Laura Waldman, LCSW-C, National Institutes of Health