Care for the Caregiver
Who are APB's Speakers on Caregiving?
APB's speakers on caregiving bring passion, experience, and a deep understanding of what it is like to be the both the caregiver and the cared for. With a roster of motivational and inspirational speakers, nursing professionals, business leaders, and ordinary people who have endured extraordinary circumstances, APB’s speakers on caregiving cover a range of topics.
From incredible stories of personal anguish and triumph to lighter programs with humorous anecdotes, our speakers on caregiving leave audiences feeling motivated, inspired, and fulfilled in what has proven to be one of the most important roles in healthcare.
Featured Speakers: Care for the Caregiver
Cartoonist and Writer, Close to Home
The cartoonist and writer behind the renowned comic strip Close to Home, McPherson has brought smiles to the faces of thousands for nearly 20 years. With an intelligent wit that appeals to a wide range of audiences, McPherson has been entertaining hospitals and health organizations across the US with his fresh and hilarious take on the current healthcare landscape. Having published 20 book collections, yearly page-a-day calendars, and an award-winning line of greeting cards, his work is truly known for hitting “close to home.”Request Speaker's Availability & Fee
Author of Daring: My Passages and the NY Times Bestseller Passages
Best-selling author and cultural observer known for her landmark work Passages, Sheehy has changed the way millions look at their lives. Her writing described as “a roadmap of adult life,” Sheehy is now turning her attention towards family caregiving and the crisis facing millions who are in such a position. Offering essential guidance – and much-needed solace – she shares her personal story of becoming the family caregiver for her husband, and helps audiences navigate the emotional and practical sides of the caregiver role.Request Speaker's Availability & Fee
Psychotherapist & Author
Expected to die at birth, Stephenson has faced an army of reasons to give up and countless opportunities to embrace pity. He suffered more than 200 bone fractures by age eighteen, reached a height of only three feet, and is permanently confined to a wheelchair. Despite his challenges, he took a stand for a quality of life that has inspired millions of people around the world, advocating that one must overcome the greatest negative force on the planet: the size of your “but.”Request Speaker's Availability & Fee
First Nurse to Climb Seven Summits of the World
In an effort to call attention to the nation’s nurse shortage, Hickey succeeded in climbing the Seven Summits of the world, including a two month venture up Mt. Everest. A clinical assistant professor of nursing at the University of South Carolina, he has translated the components of his successful trek into what he calls the “Seven Summits of Life,” which focuses on balance, wellness, goals, attitude, potential, success and legacy.Request Speaker's Availability & Fee