Are you going to see an older loved one—perhaps a parent– over this Thanksgiving weekend? Maybe that person has dementia, diabetes, debilitating arthritis or any number of other conditions. If this parent already has a caregiver—your sister-in-law, for example–check out this short video on why often it’s a good idea to keep your opinions about your parent’s care to yourself:
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.