If an elder needs to know what is next in terms of aging well, Doris can design a roadmap to make that possible. As a geriatric consultant, she works with aging individuals and their families to understand their options and resources.
Growing older is not an option, but staying engaged is. As a feminist and geriatric psychologist, Doris empowers seniors, elders and women to lead purposeful and meaningful lives.
Doris Bersing speaks passionately about the intersection of feminism and ageism, as well as long term care options, to graduate students, providers, and caregivers. Her presentations are knowledgeable, charismatic and powerful.
“I am passionate about empowering people, including elders, to find the choices that will allow them to age the best way they can.” — Doris Bersing
In a time where daily stress is almost a given, it’s important for us to take care of ourselves. Seniors, especially, need to find healthy ways to cope with stress and anxiety as well as ways to actively improve physical and mental well-being. Fortunately, there are many ways to do that, and most of them are more simple than you might think.
After fighting for equal rights and against negative stereotypes, baby-boomer women find themselves in a society that obsessively worships youth and relegates its seniors to second-class status. Baby boomer women grew up around the fighting of the feminist movement in the sixties and seventies; many were feisty revolutionaries.
We know last night didn’t go as many of us planned. We’re upset.We’re disappointed. And we’re heartbroken. But we aren’t giving up. We’re going to keep fighting. President Obama reminded us this morning that the most important thing we can do is move forward. He told us that “we brush ourselves off, we get back in the arena, we go at it.”