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Joy Loverde is recognized as one of the leading experts on family caregiving, eldercare, and successful aging. Her best selling book, "The Complete Eldercare Planner: Where to Start, Questions to Ask, How to Find Help" (2009, Revised and Updated, Random House), reflects the depth of her understanding and compassion for the needs of older Americans.
"The book is the best we saw..." says the American Medical Association.
" ... gives the reader a sense that she/he made order out of chaos. " Children of Aging Parents Association
Over 30 years experience as a media spokesperson, Joy's appearances include the Today Show, CBS Early Show, CNN Headline News, ABC News, Fox News, National Public Radio, and others.
A seasoned on-camera marketing professional, product endorsements have included Energizer Battery Company, Masterpiece Living, CareAdvantix.com, Presto!You're Connected, and a host of other mature-market products and services.
During her career, Joy has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Women's Day, LA Times, U.S. World and News Report, Kiplinger's, Chicago Tribune, Family Circle, Working Woman, and HR Magazine among many others. USA TODAY ran a four-part series on Joy's eldercare programs.
Joy is a popular keynote speaker for a variety of audiences including National Institutes of Health, Xerox Women's International Conference, American Compensation Association, Catholic Charities, Employee Assistance Professionals Association, and numerous others. Joy specializes in keynotes and workshops for family members and professionals: employers, women's groups, conferences, church groups, law firms, financial institutions, alumni associations, adult ed, senior housing, health care providers and retreat centers.
" Your presentation was not only informative and heartfelt, but was one of the most entertaining I've seen." Concordia Senior Living
" The seminar was superb! Best one I've been to. " National Institutes of Health
Joy founded Silvercare Productions, a marketing firm in 1989, with a focus on the mature-market population. She also serves as a consultant to senior housing, HR professionals, attorneys, financial planners, clergy,and other members of the fast-growing eldercare industry.
Joy is an active member of the Joint Civic Committee of Italian-Americans, America Senior Housing Association, and Chicago's historic St. Joseph Church.
Joy lives in Chicago. For more information on Joy Loverde go to her website (www.elderindustry.com).