Live chat with expert: C. Grace Whiting

Live Chat with expert: C. Grace Whiting 

It is hard to believe the COVID-19 pandemic has been impacting the world for well over a year. Many family caregivers’ lives were turned upside down and many individuals found themselves in a caregiving role for the first time. While we have all experienced challenges, we’ve also learned resiliency, new skills and the importance of connection.  

Join Home Instead gerontologist and caregiver advocate Dr. Lakelyn Hogan as she talks with caregiving expert C. Grace Whiting from the National Alliance for Caregiving as they review how the pandemic has impacted caregivers and lessons learned for the future of caregiving. Join to learn:  

  • The impact of the pandemic on family caregiving and older adults 
  • Silver linings that have emerged for aging adults and caregivers 
  • Tips for family caregivers as they continue to navigate COVID-19 
  • Ways the pandemic will impact caregiving going forward

About the expert

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C. Grace Whiting
C. Grace Whiting is the President and CEO at the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC). Grace led the launch of the Caregiving in the U.S. 2015 report with AARP. She has contributed to several national reports on caregiving, including Cancer Caregiving in the U.S. with the National Cancer Institute and Cancer Support Community, and Dementia Caregiving in the U.S. with the Alzheimer’s Association. Previously she served as the Advocacy and Communications Director at Leaders Engaged on Alzheimer’s Disease (LEAD Coalition) and worked at the Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation. She has spoken on caregiving at national and international conferences and served as a resource to major media on the topic of caregiving and aging, including C-SPAN, The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine and Oprah Magazine.

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