Aaron Blight, Ed.D., is the author of When Caregiving Calls: Guidance as You Care for a Parent, Spouse, or Aging Relative. His book received the 2020 Best Indie Book Award for the Non-Fiction/Caregiving category, as well as a 2021 Independent Publishers Book Award for the Aging/Death & Dying category.
Aaron 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.
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 three grandchildren. Aaron enjoys exercise, music, travel, cats, and ice cream.
Dr. Blight speaks with groups all over the world about caregiving and will be happy to join your caregiver support group for a personal discussion about the book, When Caregiving Calls: Guidance as You Care for a Parent, Spouse, or Aging Relative.
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