Aaron Blight

About

Aaron Blight, Ed.D., is an international speaker and consultant on caregiving, aging, and health care. He is the founder of Caregiving Kinetics, a firm that offers caregiving consulting throughout the world, and has been recognized as a Top 100 Healthcare Leader by the International Forum on Advancements in Healthcare. Aaron's passion for supporting caregivers is rooted in his personal experience as a family caregiver; his professional background as the owner of a large home-care company and as a leader at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; and his study of caregiving as a phenomenon of social science. Aaron serves as an adjunct professor at Shenandoah University, an honorary board member of the Well Spouse Association, and an advisory board member of the Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging. He holds a doctorate degree from The George Washington University, a master's degree from the University of Baltimore, and a bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University. Aaron and his wife, Jessica, live outside of Washington, D.C., in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. They have four children and two grandchildren. Aaron enjoys exercise, music, travel, cats, and ice cream. 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. He attends caregiver support groups to facilitate discussions related to his book, When Caregiving Calls: Guidance as You Care for a Parent, Spouse, or Aging Relative. If you'd like to invite Aaron to your group meeting, please visit his website at www.caregivingkinetics.com.

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