Jacqueline Marcell
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Jacqueline Marcell

JACQUELINE MARCELL barely survived as a caregiver to her (once-adoring) challenging father and sweet mother, both with Alzheimer's which went undiagnosed for over a year. But after fighting through the medical system, endless tears, and depleting her parents' life savings and much of her own--she figured everything out medically, behaviorally, socially, legally, financially and emotionally. www.ElderRage.com Personalized/Autographed copies via PayPal: http://www.ElderRage.com/Order-2012.asp Passion to save others (especially from elder abuse) resulted in her first book, written with humor to make a tough subject palatable, "Elder Rage, or Take My Father... Please! How to Survive Caring for Aging Parents" (print, audio, eBook). Over 50 endorsements include Regis Philbin, Leeza Gibbons and John Hopkins Memory Clinic. Endorsements/Reviews: www.ElderRage.com/Review.asp ELDER RAGE is a Book-of-the-Month Club selection (a caregiving book first) receiving 500+ 5-Star Amazon reviews and considered for a film. The extensive Addendum, A Physician's Guide to Treating Dementia, by renowned dementia specialist, Rodman Shankle MD, makes it also valuable for healthcare professionals and required reading at numerous universities for courses in geriatric assessment and management. Excerpt: www.ElderRage.com/SampleChapter.asp MEDIA INCLUDES TODAY, CNN, PBS Alzheimer's Documentary, AARP Bulletin cover story, Woman's Day, Prevention, and hundreds of radio/television interviews and articles. INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKER (CEU/CME) Jacqueline Marcell speaks about Eldercare, her subsequent Breast Cancer, and Alzheimer's now being termed "Type 3 Diabetes", sugar addiction and the obesity epidemic. Hundreds of keynotes include for the California Governor Conference, Alzheimer's Association, Area Agencies on Aging, National Security Agency, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and Florida House of Representatives. Numerous Topics/References: www.ElderRage.com/SpeakingEngagements.htm JACQUELINE'S MISSIONS ARE TO Help improve eldercare laws; Encourage long-term care planning; Show healthcare professionals how they can better help families; Empower caregivers with solutions and hope, and to put their health first; Advocate for funding for Alzheimer's research and heighten early diagnosis awareness; Expose elder abuse and exploitation; Bring attention to Adult Day Care services. Jacqueline testified before the Assistant Secretary on Aging and received a Media Award from the National Adult Day Services Association--and was honored with Advocate of the Year from the National Association of Women Business Owners at their Remarkable Women Awards. REFERENCES "Thank you so much for your inspirational presentations. You connected with hundreds of healthcare professionals (CEUs: Nurses, Nursing Home Administrators, Social Workers, Counselors) and families, seniors and those with disabilities. 'Jacqueline is a wonderful, thought provoking speaker! She was fun to listen to and made a tough situation into one you can handle!' Your participation helped make our conference a big success--thank you!" -Northern Plains Conference on Aging & Disability, Fargo ND "Thank you so much for your superb presentation at our Alzheimer's seminar. Audience: dementia specialists, senior neurologists, neuropsychologists, scientists, nurses, students, and caregivers who came specifically to hear you. And what a fabulous presentation it was! Your ability to combine humor, personal insight, wisdom and meaningful guidance to all of us involved in the care for those with dementia was sensational. Each gained useful tips and tools that will enrich our professional practices and personal experiences." -Director, Alzheimer's Disease & Research, Boston University School of Medicine FACEBOOK www.facebook.com/pages/Elder-Rage-or-Take-My-Father-Please/190702504316286 LINKEDIN www.linkedin.com/in/jacquelinemarcell
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