Podcast: Working and Caregiving with Amy Goyer, AARP Family and Caregiving Expert

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Podcast: Working and Caregiving with Amy Goyer, AARP Family and Caregiving Expert

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What's it like to juggle caregiving responsibilities and a career?

We begin a series which talks a closer look at how individuals care for a family member while keeping their career. In the debut podcast, Amy Goyer, AARP's Family and Caregiving expert who cares for her father, shares how she copes with the stresses of caregiving and traveling for her career.

You can listen to our discussion via the player at the bottom of this post.

We continue this conversation during our event, Caregiving and the Workplace Summit, which happens June 2 in Chicago; you can join us virtually or in person. Be sure to share your experiences in our Working and Caregiving survey. And, listen to other segments in our special podcast series, Caregiving and the Workplace.

About Amy

Amy Goyer, author of Juggling Life, Work and Caregiving, is a writer, speaker and consultant specializing in caregiving and family issues. She is a recognized media authority, including interviews for ABC, NBC, CBS, NPR, The New York Times, The Washington Post, People Magazine, The Doctors and numerous other media outlets. Amy serves as AARP's Family and Caregiving expert (www.aarp.org/amygoyer) and is a columnist on aarp.org, has a “Taking Care” YouTube web series with actionable tips for caregivers and she also vlogs (video blogs) about her personal caregiving experiences.

A passionate champion for all types of caregivers, Amy has been one her entire adult life. She was a long-distance caregiver for her grandparents and sister, Karen, and has been primary caregiver for her parents, Patricia, before she passed on in 2013, and Robert for many years. She is based in Arizona where she lives with her Dad, who is 93 and has Alzheimer’s disease, along with Mr. Jackson, his service dog. She commutes to Washington, DC regularly.

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