Jacqueline Marcell is a former college professor & television executive, who after the amazing experience of caregiving her elderly parents has become an author, publisher and sought-after national speaker, dedicating her life to eldercare awareness and reform. She is the devoted daughter of her riveting true story, "Elder Rage, or Take My Father... Please! How To Survive Caring For Aging Parents," written she says, “so that no one else would ever have to go through what I did." Her uplifting show, “Coping with Caregiving,” is a valuable resource for anyone coping with the challenges of caregiving, and for everyone who thinks it will never happen to them.
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Segment One Ann Wrixon, President & CEO of the award-winning www.SeniorNet.org, the world's largest trainer of older adults in computer technology and the Internet. There are 240 hands-on Learning Centers in the United States, with affiliates in Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Britain and Sweden.
Segment Two Enid Borden, Chief Executive Officer, Meals On Wheels Association of America, www.MOWAA.org. A former newspaper reporter, magazine editor & publisher, radio commentator, and television producer, Enid is recognized in Who’s Who in the Media and Communications.
Segment Three Carol Abaya is a nationally recognized expert in aging & eldercare issues and a syndicated newspaper columnist of "The Sandwich Generation", which deals with a wide variety of aging issues and elder/parent care situations, www.TheSandwichGeneration.com
Segment Four Suzanne Mintz is the founder of National Family Caregiver Association, a grassroots organization that educates, supports, empowers, and speaks up for America’s family caregivers across the life span, regardless of diagnosis, www.NFcacares.org
Segment Five Jennie Chin Hansen, Executive Director of On Lok, a San Francisco based non-profit that pioneered the national PACE program (Program of all-inclusive Care for the Elderly), which provides total medical and long-term care for the elderly, www.OnLok.org or www.NPAonline.org
Segment Six Kristin Johnson is a journalist, award-winning poet & short story writer, and a full-time caregiver. Through journaling, she helps others express their emotions, to promote healing and healthy relationships, www.PoemsForYou.com