Donna Thomson

Author, Caregiving Activist · McMaster University

Author and Leader in family caregiving - disability and aging Instructor, McMaster University Vice-Chair, Kids Brain Health Network

Health Care Navigation Family Caregiving Resilience Strategic Advocacy Teaching, Coaching

Dr. Amy D'Aprix

Founder - Life Transitions by Dr. Amy · Life Transitions by Dr. Amy

Our vision is to change the way people think, talk and act when navigating life transitions, particularly in their last third of life.

Retirement Planning Seniors Elder Care Practical Strategies to Improve Your Caregiving Role Staying Healthy and Positive

Dr. Margaret Neal

Director, Institute on Aging · Portland State University

Dr. Neal is Director of the Institute on Aging and Professor of Community Health at Portland State University.

Education and Training Active Ageing Lifelong Learning Ageing in Place Frailty

Cindy Laverty

Cindy Laverty Coaching & Training, Founder Lionhearted Woman Training · Cindy Laverty Coaching & Traning

Helping Women live Courageously, Maintain Balance and Design a Life Worth Talking About!

Writing Motivational Speaker Author Caregiver Expert Radio

Amy Nuttall

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies · Michigan State University

Amy K. Nuttall is an expert in the areas of family relationships, parenting, and how families cope with stress.

Family Dynamics Maltreatment Parenting Caregiving Quantitative Psychology

Jed Johnson

Managing Director of Aging Services · CARF International

Jed Johnson is an award-winning, national leader in adult- and senior-services arenas.

Senior Transportation Rural caregiving Military or veteran caregiving Adult Day Services Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Maria Aranda

Executive Director of the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Research interests address interplay between chronic illness, social resources & psychological well-being in low-income minority populations

Aging Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Caregiving Family Caregiving

Connie Corley, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Connie Corley, PhD is a member of the doctoral faculty in the School of Leadership Studies

Human Development and Consciousness Spirituality Positive Psychology Interdisciplinary Teamwork Family Caregiving

Dr. Anne Martin-Matthews

Professor, Ageing and Lifecourse · University British Columbia

Anne Martin-Matthews' current research focuses on two areas of inquiry in the sociology of aging.

Public Policy Work Carers and Caregiving Active Ageing

Dr. Samir K. Sinha

Director of Geriatrics · Mount Sinai Hospital

Dr. Samir Sinha is a passionate and respected advocate for the needs of older adults

Frailty Public Policy Quality of Care Ageing in Place Carers and Caregiving

Dr. Joel Sadavoy

Head of Geriatric Psychiatry · Mt Sinai Hospital

Dr. Joel Sadavoy is a Professor of Psychiatry and inaugural holder of theSam and Judy Pencer Chair in Applied General Psychiatry.

Frailty Geriatric Psychiatry Carers and Caregiving

LeaAnne DeRigne, MSW, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Florida Atlantic University

LeaAnne DeRigne's area of research expertise is in paid sick leave, flexible work, vacation time, and pensions.

vacation time Pensions Health Care Policy Labor Market Participation Sick Leave

Dr. Debra Whitman

Chief Public Policy Officer · AARP

Dr. Debra Whitman is an authority on aging issues with extensive experience in policymaking, research and the political process.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Retirement Human Rights

Iris Chi

Chinese-American Golden Age Association/Dr. Frances Wu Chair for Chinese Elderly Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Expert in elderly health and gerontology, and currently directs the China Program

Aging Gerontology China Caregiving Behavioral Health

Stacy Drury, MD

Remigio Gonzalez MD Endowed Professorship of Child Psychiatry, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Vice Chair of Research, Department of Pediatrics · Tulane University

Drury explores how early life adversity interacts with genetic and epigenetic factors to shape child health and neurodevelopmental outcomes.

Telomeres Health Disparities Pediatric Medicine Child Psychiatry Genetics

Máire B. Ford

Associate Professor of Psychology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Social isolation and exclusion Social Perception Processes in Interpersonal Interactions. Social Support Processes Influence of Relationship Processes On Health and Well-Being

Harry Reis

Professor of Psychology and Dean's Professor in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering · University of Rochester

Professor Harry Reis' research interests involve social interaction and close relationships.

Marriage and Close Relationships Health and Psychological Well Being Social interaction Intimacy Emotion Regulation

Michelle Lobchuk

Associate Professor · Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, College of Nursing, University of Manitoba

Empathic understanding of our partners in care - Family Carers in Canada

Empathy Perceptual understanding Video-feedback Caregiving Family Caregiving

Katherine Arnup

Professor, Carleton University (Retired); Keynote & Presentation Speaker · Life Changes Coaching

Katherine Arnup is a writer, life coach, speaker, hospice volunteer, and retired Carleton University professor.

Death and Dying Medical Aid in Dying Hospice Care Aging Parents Caregiving

Dr. Lyn Phillipson

Associate Professor & Principle Research Fellow · University of Wollongong Australia

Lyn is an award-winning public health academic involved in research and action to promote aged and dementia friendly communities

Public Health Qualitative Methods Ageing Dementia Vulnerability