NCC18 Presenter: Joy Loverde


NCC18 Presenter: Joy Loverde

Join Joy for her sessions during our Third Annual National Caregiving Conference:

What's Right? What's Wrong? How to Make Tough Caregiving Decisions on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 10 a.m.
Taking on the responsibility of family caregiving includes being forced to make tough eldercare decisions on a day-to-day bases. What's Right? What's Wrong? How to Make Tough Caregiving Decisions acknowledges the complexities and emotional difficulties of making care-related decisions in behalf of loved ones. Attendees of this presentation gain effective tools and insights regarding the caregiving decision-making process.

Joy also will share her perspectives during the panel discussion, Finding Our Best During the Days That Feel the Worst: Diagnosis Day, Hospital Admission, End of Life Panel Discussion, which happens on Friday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. She'll also join the panel discussion, I Didn't Think I Could but I Did, on Friday, Nov. 9, at 5 p.m.

Joy is the author of "Who Will Take Care of Me When I’m Old?" and "The Complete Eldercare Planner." “The book is the best we saw…” says the American Medical Association.

Joy’s presentations are geared for care partners, older adults, professionals, employers, women’s groups, retreats, associations, retirees, alumni, adult education, and fundraising events.

Mature-market industries hire Joy to sell and/or endorse products and services. Extensive on-camera, YouTube, satellite media, and voiceover experience include GoodFeet, Energizer Battery Company, American Seniors Housing Association, Age Without Borders, Boomer-Living, AgePath, and The Wright Stuff.

For over thirty years, Joy is one of the most visible spokespersons on the topic of active aging, eldercare, and caregiving. Interviews include: The TODAY Show, Good Morning America, National Public Radio, ABC News, SiriusXM Radio, Bloomberg Radio, WGN,, Yahoo!Broadcast, among numerous others.

Joy is quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, Reuters, US News and World Report, Reader’s Digest, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, LA Times, Better Homes and Gardens, Real Simple, Good Housekeeping, Family Circle, Woman’s Day, Business Week, Working Woman, HR Magazine American Compensation Association Journal, and Kiplinger Personal Finance among many others. USA TODAY ran a four-part series on Joy’s work.

Joy is an active member of Chicago’s historic St. Joseph Church. She was awarded the Certificate of Appreciation from Mayor Richard M. Daley for exceptional contributions provided to the City of Chicago.

An avid advocate for the prevention of elder abuse, Joy established the Center for Older Adults at The Fourth Presbyterian Church located in the heart of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. Joy is also on the board of SeniorCare Aging Council.

Joy oversees the care of family and friends. She is married, grandparent of ten, and resides in Chicago. Visit Joy’s website at

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We are so grateful to the following sponsors for making our conference possible:

~ AARP ~

~ Seniors BlueBook ~ Seniorlink ~ Henry Ford Health System CARE Program ~

~ Society of Certified Senior Advisors ~ Mindlight ~

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