Jennifer L. FitzPatrick
MSW, LCSW-C, CSP
The founder of Jenerations Health Education, Inc., Jennifer FitzPatrick has over 20 years’ experience in healthcare and gerontology. The author of Cruising Through Caregiving: Reducing The Stress of Caring For Your Loved One, she is also a gerontology instructor at Johns Hopkins University and an Education Consultant to the Alzheimer’s Association. She helps you reduce stress and increase productivity, morale and revenue. Jennifer and Cruising Through Caregiving have been featured in Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, The Huffington Post, Reader’s Digest, Univision and The Chicago Tribune. She has also appeared on ABC and Sirius XM.
Meet Our Associate Speakers
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 is the CE compliance director for Jenerations.
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.
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.
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.
Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW, has been in healthcare for over 15 years. Her experience includes both working directly with patients and as a manager in mental health and long term care. She is passionate about educating patients and families on options while promoting self-determination for those with complex physical, cognitive or mental health diagnoses. A frequent guest lecturer for Johns Hopkins University’s Certificate on Aging program, she also loves teaching professionals about best practices in working with older generations.
Joanna Frankel, MSW, LCSW-C 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. Since, Joanna has been working in the long-term care setting for over 15 years. Her experience includes directing the social work department in a 205-bed facility, with clients who have a variety of mental health issues, long term care needs, at end of life, on dialysis and who are ventilator dependent. Additionally, Joanna is passionate about and has expertise in dementia, advance directives/end of life and mental health issues in the elderly.
Meet Our Behind the Scenes Team
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.
Barb is a Continuing Education specialist with Jenerations, assisting Cathy Brock with Continuing Education compliance. She also contributes to our blog from her personal experiences as a caregiver.
"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