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. Her award winning book, Role Reversal How to Take Care of Yourself and Your Aging Parents, has won 8 major book awards including a Living Now Silver Award, Readers Favorite Honorable Mention Award, Indie Excellence Best Book Finalist, and USA Best Book Finalist Award. She has been a freelance author for 18 years writing hundreds of articles on relationships, healthcare, and patient advocacy topics. Ms. Waichler has been doing workshops and presentations on healthcare topics for 18 years.