Role Reversal: How To Take Care of Yourself and Your Aging Parents – Caregiving

Author Name: Iris Waichler

Book Title: Role Reversal How to Take Care of Yourself and Your Aging Parents

Book Synopsis: Role Reversal shares the author’s beloved fathers life story as a springboard to look at key caregiver concerns. It is told through the voices of the author and her father.

Designed to help caregivers understand how to cope with and overcome the overwhelming challenges that arise while caregiving for a loved one–especially an aging parent–Role Reversal is a comprehensive guide to navigating the enormous daily challenges faced by caregivers. In these pages, Waichler blends her personal experience caring for her beloved father with her forty years of expertise as a patient advocate and clinical social worker. The result is a book offering invaluable information on topics ranging from estate planning to grief and anger to building a support network and finding the right level of care for your elderly parent.

Author Bio: Iris Waichler, MSW, LCSW has been a licensed clinical social worker and patient advocate for 40 years. She has counseled individuals, families, and groups who have experienced catastrophic illnesses like strokes, head injuries, amputations, cancer, and infertility. Her award winning book, Role Reversal How to Take Care of Yourself and Your Aging Parents, has won 5 major book awards including an Book Excellence Award, Living Now Silver Award, Readers Favorite Honorable Mention Award, Indie Excellence Best Book Finalist, and USA Best Book Finalist Award. Her previous book, Riding the Infertility Roller Coaster: A Guide to Educate and Inspire, won 4 major book awards. She has been a freelance author for 17 years writing hundreds of articles on relationships, healthcare, and patient advocacy topics. She has been doing workshops, speeches, and presentations on healthcare topics for 15 years. She is a regular contributor at ,, and You can learn more about Ms. Waichler at her website @

Publisher Name: She Writes Press