DORIS BERSING, PHD
GERIATRIC CONSULTANT AND PSYCHOLOGIST

Empowering, Mentoring and Transforming people's lives.

Consulting

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.

Therapy

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.

Speaking

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

Estate Planning for the Living, Not Only for the Dead.

Many people believe that having an estate plan simply means drafting a will or a trust. However, there is much more to include in your estate planning to make certain all of your assets are transferred seamlessly to your heirs upon your death. A successful estate plan also includes provisions allowing your family members to access or control your assets […]

How to Save Your Closest Relationships During a Stressful Self-Isolation

No matter how well your family gets along under normal circumstances, spending more time at home together amid a global pandemic has likely put your relationships to the test. All that extra time in close quarters can not only lead to strained relationships but also physical, mental, and emotional health challenges for everyone, and more […]

Tackling Daily Life: How to Help a Senior Loved One After the Death of a Spouse

When your spouse dies, your world changes. You are in mourning, feeling grief and sorrow at the loss.  The National Institute of Health had found that “…you may feel numb, shocked, and fearful. You may feel guilty for being the one who is still alive. At some point, you may even feel angry at your spouse […]

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