Live chat with expert: Aaron Blight

Caregivers are often so focused on the daily tasks of caregiving that they rarely have time to reflect on their role as a caregiver and how it changes over time. For many, caregiving is a multi-year journey and one that can start to feel overwhelming. Regular reflection can help caregivers change their mindset and transform their caregiving experience. Join Dr. Lakelyn Hogan as she talks with author and caregiving consultant Dr. Aaron Blight to learn:

  • How to check assumptions about caregiving.
  • Ways to identify opportunities to improve the situation. 
  • Methods of reflection that can help individuals learn about themselves and improve their caregiving experience.

About the expert

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Aaron Blight
Dr. Aaron Blight is an international speaker and consultant on caregiving, aging, and healthcare. He is the Founder of Caregiving Kinetics and Co-Creator of the Caregiver Transformation Retreat. Aaron’s passion for supporting caregivers is rooted in 1) his prior work as the owner of a large home care company and as a healthcare policy leader at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 2) his study of caregiving as a phenomenon of social science, and 3) his experience as a family caregiver. Aaron was recently recognized as a “Top 100 Healthcare Leader” by the International Forum on Advancements in Healthcare. His book, When Caregiving Calls: Guidance as You Care for a Parent, Spouse, or Aging Relative, received a 2020 Best Indie Book Award. He serves as an Adjunct Professor of Healthcare Management and Public Health at Shenandoah University in Virginia.

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