Iris Waichler
Most Recent Book Title
Role Reversal Taking Care of Yourself and Your Aging Parents
Book Description
This book blends Iris' Waichler's personal experience caring for her beloved father with her 40 years of expertise as a licensed clinical social worker and patient advocate. Role reversal offers invaluable information on a comprehensive variety of key topics, including estate planning, coping with grief/anger, building a support network, and ultimately finding the right level of care for your aging parent.
Additional Book Titles
Riding the Infertility Roller Coaster: A Guide to Educate and Inspire

Patient Power: How to Have a Say During Your Hospital Stay
Location (city/state/country)
Author bio
Iris Waichler, MSW, LCSW Biography

Iris Waichler has been a licensed clinical social worker for over 30 years with 13 years of experience working in hospitals. Ms. Waichler has done workshops, individual, and group counseling with people experiencing infertility, strokes, cancer, and a variety of catastrophic illnesses. She also has done extensive counseling on issues relating to aging, caregiving, and catastrophic illness
She has also authored 3 books and co-authored another. Her new book, Role Reversal Taking Care of Yourself and Your aging Parents will be out August 16, 2016. All of these books have an advocacy theme. Her first book was Patient Power: How to Have a Say During Your Hospital Stay. She co-authored her second book, A Book is Born. Ms. Waichler’s third book, Riding the Infertility Roller Coaster: A Guide to Educate and Inspire, was the recipient of multiple book awards including the Mom’s Choice Award for best book of the year and the National Association of Parenting Publications (NAPPA) best book of the year.
Ms. Waichler has authored hundreds of articles on infertility, health, patient, and family advocacy topics. Ms. Waichler has done freelance writing for Demand Media,,, and
Her website is
Iris lives in Chicago with her husband, Steve, daughter, Grace, and her dog
Professional Speaker Topics
How to Manage Infertility and Work
How to Work With Loved one to Maintain Your Independence as You Age
How to Manage the Stress Created by Infertiliy
How to communicate with others about your infertility
Selecting the Right Infertility Team
Assessment Techniques When Loved Ones are at Risk
Coping with catastrophic illness.
Coping with Aging
Building a Support Network for Your Aging Loved One
Coping with Grief/Anger when you lose an aging loved one
Favorite Quote or Personal Motto

Difficult Roads Often Lead to Beautiful Destinations

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