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Dr. Aaron Blight Answers: Is Gerontology a Growing Career Field?

Caregiving consultant and healthcare keynote speaker Dr. Aaron Blight often takes time to post topics and answer questions on Quora about senior care, caregiving organizational development, healthcare consulting, and many other topics. For December’s entry, we highlight his recent answer to a question regarding gerontology. “Is gerontology a growing career field?” Not to be confused […]

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How Can Employers Assist & Support Employees Who Are Caregivers?

Caregiving consultant and healthcare keynote speaker Dr. Aaron Blight takes time to post topics and answer questions on Quora about caregiving organizational development, senior care, healthcare consulting, and many other topics. In this month’s post, we highlight his recent question regarding how employers can support employees who are caregivers. Employees who are family caregivers find […]

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Simple Ways To Improve Company Culture With a Low Budget

Healthcare keynote speaker, caregiving consultant and healthcare business coach Dr. Aaron Blight is happy to answer questions on Quora about caregiving organizational development, healthcare consulting, senior care, and many other topics. In this month’s post, we highlight his recent answer which deals with ways that can company culture can be improved on a limited budget. […]

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Why Don’t Caregivers Understand Exactly What Their Participants Need?

Caregiving consultant and healthcare speaker Dr. Aaron Blight often takes the time to answer questions on Quora about caregiving organizational development, senior care, healthcare consulting, and many other topics. In this month’s post, we highlight his recent answer dealing with caregivers’ understanding of participants’ needs. Why don’t all caregivers understand, or at least try to […]

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Why Does Everybody Assume That a Caregiver is Compassionate?

Because the very word, care-giver, combines two words that independently imply compassion. “Caregiver” is a hybrid of the verb “to give” and the noun “care” or the verb “to care.” The title carries an equal connotation of action and emotion, suggesting not only what a caregiver does but also who a caregiver is. Caregiving is […]

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Learning from Tragedy: A Bittersweet Journey

Sometimes when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. I can honestly say that I never imagined I’d be traveling to Las Vegas to give a keynote speech on the subject of caregiving and receive a “Top 100 Healthcare Leaders” award. But that’s exactly what happened last month. How did it happen? It’s a story […]

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Aging Parents & Emotional Support From Their Adult Children

Caregiving consultant and healthcare speaker Dr. Aaron Blight is happy to answer questions on Quora about caregiving organizational development, healthcare consulting, senior care, and many other topics. In this month’s post, we highlight his recent answer dealing with aging parents and emotional support from their adult children. At the time of publishing this piece, Dr. […]

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A Day with Providers Serving People with Developmental Disabilities

Today I had the privilege of speaking in New York City at the Annual Conference of the Interagency Council of Developmental Disabilities Agencies Inc. (IAC). IAC exists to help make a better world for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities living throughout New York State. Throughout the day, I found myself remembering my days working […]

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Family Caregiving Q&A With Dr. Aaron Blight, June 2019

Caregiving consultant and healthcare speaker Dr. Aaron Blight is happy to take the time to answer questions on Quora about caregiving organizational development, healthcare consulting, senior care, and many other topics. In this post, we will examine some of his most recent answers dealing with caregiving within the family. How can I be a better […]

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Getting Older Q&A With Dr. Aaron Blight, May 2019

Caregiving consultant and healthcare speaker Dr. Aaron Blight is happy to answer questions on Quora about caregiving organizational development, healthcare, support for family caregivers, senior care, and many other topics. In this post, we will examine his recent answer to a very popular question. What is different about this answer, though, is that Dr. Blight […]

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