Iris Waichler

Iris Waichler, MSW, LCSW is the author of Role Reversal How to Take Care of Yourself and Your Aging Parents. Role Reversal is the winner of 5 major book awards. Ms. Waichler has been a medical social worker and patient advocate for 40 years. She has done freelance writing, counseling, and workshops on patient advocacy and healthcare related issues for 17 years. Find out more at her website http://iriswaichler.wpengine.com
Understanding and Coping With Memory Loss

Understanding and Coping With Memory Loss

When we begin to see memory loss in ourselves or our loved ones it can be a frightening prospect. What exactly does it mean? What is the cause? How do we prepare ourselves to cope with it? There are many questions that arise. It is important to highlight certain...

How do we cope with anger as a caregiver?

How do we cope with anger as a caregiver?

We all recognize that caregiving is a complex task. It can bring a new closeness with the person you are caring for. It can inevitably bring a flood of emotions including compassion, nostalgia, gratitude, devotion, frustration, grief, sadness, love, guilt, and anger....

Coping With Grief During the Holidays

Coping With Grief During the Holidays

Holidays are often considered a time for celebrating. We honor traditions and reminisce about past holidays and the people we shared them with.  The very thing we love about holidays can be the source of pain and renewed grief if someone we love is no longer with us...

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