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Jody Gastfriend

Jody GastfriendSpecialties: Family caregiving, aging, dementia care, work/family integration
Home base: Newton, Massachusetts
Website: www.jodygastfriend.com
Press coverage: press@care.com
Twitter: @JGastfriend

Jody Gastfriend, the author of My Parent's Keeper: The Guilt, Grief, Guesswork, and Unexpected Gifts of Caregiving, is Vice President of Senior Care for Care.com, the world’s largest online destination for finding and managing family care. Jody is a nationally sought-after speaker on topics related to family caregiving trends, employer-supported eldercare and caring for loved ones with dementia.Your Parent's Keeper book jacket

A licensed clinical social worker with more than 30 years of experience in senior care, Jody has held a wide range of leadership positions in health care and business settings. Jody has been a featured senior care expert for NBC News, Fox News, New England Cable News, AARP and The Wall St Journal. In addition, Jody has published numerous articles in outlets such as Oprah.com, Salon.com, Huffington Post, Next Avenue and The Harvard Business Review, and is an expert opinion writer for Forbes.com

Suggested Topics

  • Caring for Our Parents and Ourselves
  • The Caregiving Crisis: Rising Demand, Shrinking Supply
  • Making Work Work: Caregiving in the Workforce
  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: Caregiving Challenges and Strategies
  • Maximizing Quality of Life as You Age
  • A Proactive Approach to Caregiving

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