Jana Panarites made a tough choice when she decided to move in with her mother to be a caregiver. She had no idea what she was getting into, but she they realized they both needed each other. Jana also hosts a podcast called “AgeWyz” where she speaks with other caregivers.
Lucy Barylak is an expert caregiver from Montreal. She received the Queen’s Jubilee Award for her work in senior caregiving with the Caregiver Support Center. Through her research, she learned how important it was for caregivers to have a respite from caregiving.
Dr. Maria Sirois is a clinical psychologist who focuses on the resilience of people. She talks about being resilient and how positive that is. She’s the author of two upcoming books, “A Short Course in Happiness After Loss (And Other Difficult Times)” and “Every Day Counts: Lessons in Love, Faith and Resilience.”
Nancy Weckworth has been caregiving for 26 years. She shares her story of being a caregiver after a sudden health change and how she learned to be a caregiver.
Carol Bertsch is an attorney in San Antonio who focuses on elder law. She is constantly shocked on how many seniors are not prepared legally. She offers some advice for certain situations and implores people to start working on legal paperwork as soon as possible.