Interview with Anne Tumlinson

Interview with Anne Tumlinson

Today we feature Anne Tumlinson, who chatted with us just prior to her keynote at the 7th Annual Family Caregivier conference, in Boise, Idaho.

Anne is on a mission to recreate aging support systems so that they, to put it simply, “work “better”.

Anne talks about Daughterhood,a grass-roots movement she began to “support and build confidence in women who are managing their parents’ care” (5:45)

She describes her innovation strategy, “creative redesign” (7:07) and reveals what appears to be a lifelong destiny to make change in this field (9:27).

Perhaps the most radical idea of Anne’s is to empower caregivers to manage their complex role as might a CEO; recruiting, managing and delegating to better support one’s aging parents, meet their complex needs, and save oneself in the process. (15:20)

 

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