I barely survived caring for my (once adoring) challenging father and sweet ailing mother, both with Alzheimer’s undiagnosed for over a year. But after fighting through the medical system and depleting my parents’ life savings and much of my own — I figured everything out medically, behaviorally, socially, legally, financially, and emotionally.
Passion to save others (especially from elder abuse), resulted in writing “Elder Rage”; hosting the “Coping With Caregiving” radio show; media including TODAY, CNN, PBS Alzheimer’s Documentary, AARP Bulletin cover story, Woman’s Day, Prevention; on Board of Directors of FAIR Foundation advocating for Fair Allocations in Research funds from Congress and the NIH; hundreds of presentations (CEU/CMEs) including to the California Governor’s Conference, numerous chapters of the Alzheimer’s Association and Area Agencies on Aging, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, National Security Agency, Florida House of Representatives.
Numerous topics including “Managing Family, Career, Elderly Parents, and YOU” — and surviving invasive...
PRICELESS & UPLIFTING! Jacqueline exceeded all expectations for hundreds of attendees as well as our conference committee. Caregivers need to know they are not alone and she empowers them to reach out--giving the connection and direction they long for. Jacqueline truly ‘gets’ eldercare--and as one attendee put it, ‘Jacqueline is awesome!’
Dawn Jacobs, Elder Advocacy Manager, Area Agency on Aging, Alpena, Michigan
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