Adrienne Glusman is professional speaker, ambassador and advocate on the topic of Millennial Caregiving, sharing her story and journey as an only-child caregiver to her mom, Hetty, who passed away in 2020 after living with Multiple System Atrophy since 2010. Adrienne's story as Hetty's caregiver was featured in a Wall Street Journal article, 'The Call To Care for Aging Parents Comes Sooner Now'. Her story has also been featured in Health magazine, Toronto Sun and Vox.com to name a few. In addition to keynoting national conferences for Leading Age, National Church Residences and the Multiple System Atrophy Coalition, Adrienne has also been involved with various caregiving campaigns including serving as a caregiver ambassador for EMD Serono's Embracing Carers, Leading Age's 'Carry the Convo' and The Scan Foundation's 'Do You Give a Care'. You can follow her on Instagram and Facebook @younglifeinterrupted, or subscribe to her podcast, Young Life Interrupted where she is lending a voice to her journey so other young caregivers can feel seen, heard and supported.
Fri, Oct 1, 2021
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM EDT
Topher and Adrienne, a current and former caregiver of mom’s with MSA share their stories, experiences, insights and lessons learned from being launched into a caregiver role at a younger age. They specifically dive into various aspects of the caregiving role that differentiate younger caregivers from older ones touching on main points that area common thread in the young caregiver community. They also provide resources from young caregivers and welcome you, the young caregiver, to share your story as well!