Meet Dr. Blight

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Meet the Founder of Caregiving Kinetics

Aaron Blight, Ed.D., is an international speaker and consultant on caregiving, aging, and healthcare. He is the Founder of Caregiving Kinetics and has been recognized as a “Top 100 Healthcare Leader” by the International Forum on Advancements in Healthcare.

Dr. Blight works with providers that serve aging and disabled populations to deliver workforce consulting, training for front-line caregivers, focus group research, and leadership advisory services. He also serves general employers that wish to support their employees with caregiving responsibilities at home.

His career leading healthcare organizations spans more than two decades and includes the successful creation, development, and sale of a large home care company; a series of policy leadership positions at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; and the study of caregiving as a phenomenon of social science.

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Dr. Blight speaks with groups all over the world about caregiving. In workshops and conference talks, he invites participants to think deeply about the meaning and significance of their individual caregiving experiences. His book, When Caregiving Calls: Guidance as You Care for a Parent, Spouse, or Aging Relative, received a Best Indie Book Award, an IPPY Award, and a Mom’s Choice Award.

Dr. Blight holds a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University, a master’s degree from the University of Baltimore, and a doctorate degree from The George Washington University.

He serves as an Assistant Professor of Public Health at Shenandoah University, an honorary board member of the Well Spouse Association, an advisory board member of the Duet Meaning & Hope Institute, and an advisory board member of Seniors First.

Honors & Awards

Mom's Choice Awards: Gold Medal

Independent Publisher Book Award

Best Indie Book Award

Honorary Board Member

International Forum on Advancements in Healthcare

Corporate Philanthropist of the Year

Founder’s Award

Administrator’s Achievement Award

Founder's Award, Dynasty Award, Legacy Award, Hallmark Award, Service Hours Per Senior Award