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Monday, October 11, 2010

Being a caregiver

By Lynn Alexander, Author of Caregiver Tsunami, Helps People Prepare For the

Challenges of Caregiving

Whether you are caregiver or in a relationship with one, Caregiver Tsunami is for you. This book is a quick, entertaining read based on true life experience and full of helpful information. The author navigates the rough seas of caregiving with sensitivity, practicality, and intelligence with the added touch of magic and humor. This book teaches families and everyone involved with caregiving helpful skills to follow.

Lynn Alexander, President and CEO of Your Aging Well Advisor takes on the increasingly challenging issues of caregiving in this supportive guide. As a former State Commissioner for Services to the Aging in Michigan and former Director of the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging. Lynn Alexander has inspired caregivers for several decades. As a Michigan Cabinet official, she was known for innovative policies that supported caregiver families. 

As a writer for a variety of publications, and a public speaker, she has helped caregivers with everyday struggles. This book is a major step in her desire to provide important information for not only caregivers, but for employers, consumers, providers, communities and public officials all across America.

This fantastic "How To" book can be purchased for yourself or a loved one at To see a short speaking demo from Ms. Alexander  go to To get more information about the book or speaking arrangements contact Lisa Lapides Sawicki at or call 248-399-3311.

Lynn Alexander is known as "Your Aging Well Advisor," an experienced leader and tireless advocate for seniors. Ms. Alexander has served as a Michigan Cabinet Official and State Commissioner for Aging Services. She understands the importance of supporting caregivers. Ms. Alexander has represented a constituency of 1.2 million seniors and has served as a writer and editor for a variety of senior publications.

Under her leadership the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging launched innovative programs including home-based services, the Eden Alternative (quality improvement program for long-term care), and a state-of-the-art interactive website. OSA was the first state agency to be launched under the eMichigan program. Ms. Alexander was instrumental in the development of a highly successful long-term care education for State of Michigan employees. During her tenure the State of Michigan earmarked an unprecedented amount of funding for refurbishing senior centers and adult day care facilities.

Ms. Alexander has dedicated her entire career to promoting quality of life at any age. She has been a Primary, Secondary, Long Distance and Sandwich Generation Caregiver. For more than thirty years she has been a frequently requested speaker for corporations as well as community and civic organizations.

Her lighthearted and entertaining approach appeals to audiences and readers alike. 


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