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Author and Playwright of Give Your Parents a Standing Ovation: For Caregivers of Elderly Parents


Join us for a discussion with Dr. Gybrilla Ballard-Blakes author of Give Your Parents a Standing Ovation: For Caregivers of Elderly Parents. Her book has been adapted to a stage performance with upcoming shows on September 17 at Bowie Center for Performing Arts. From her early life as the tenth of twelve children, she always stepped in when it came to helping her parents or any elderly person. Ballard-Blakes shares her testament of faith through her journey as a caregiver for her parents. 

Contact:

Dr. Gybrilla Ballard-Blakes, President/CEO

GYPASO Corporation

  • 240-463-1330
  • gigi.blakes@gmail.com

Chat Transcript

12:05:36     From  Shaunda Bellamy : We are excited : )

12:06:14     From  Jennifer Tilghman   to   Hosts and panelists : Great to see you Dr. Blakes.

12:07:45     From  Deborah Miller   to   Hosts and panelists : Can you send a link to NARF

12:07:53     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : Proaging Author link https://www.retirementlivingsourcebook.com/PROAGINGAUTHORS

12:09:24     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : Here is the link to NARFE, or the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association https://www.narfe.org/

12:10:25     From  Deborah Miller   to   Hosts and panelists : Thank you!

12:11:51     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : Dr. Blakes  gigi.blakes@gmail.com

Dr. Gybrilla Ballard-Blakes

President/CEO

GYPASO Corporation

Nonprofit

240-463-1330

12:15:37     From  gloria Gaddy : Steve  I remember you back when I was at Pin Oak Village managing for Humphrey Management, you are still giving it your all !!  Thanks, Gloria Gaddy, Bowie Sr. Ctr.

12:15:58     From  Shaunda Bellamy : You are doing an amazing job Dr. Blakes.

12:27:22     From  Shaunda Bellamy : So true

12:29:46     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : Here is a link to our Positive Aging Community Champions https://www.retirementlivingsourcebook.com/categories

12:30:59     From  Brenda Hill-Johnson : Don't be an invisible caretaker, ask for help!

12:32:45     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : Put on a healthy mask, here is a discussion on Caregiver Burden and Alcohol we had recently https://www.retirementlivingsourcebook.com/videos/caregiver-burden-and-alcohol

12:46:42     From  gloria Gaddy : I have to run , this has been so great !!!  Each time we have this opportunity to help our senior community it's truly a blast !!!  Chat soon Dr. GG, you are so beautiful inside and out !!  GG

12:47:31     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : Here is a link to the play coming up on Sept 17 at Bowie Center for Performing Arts https://www.retirementlivingsourcebook.com/events/give-your-parents-a-standing-ovation-performance-about-alzheimer-s

12:47:54     From  R Hart : Can't wait,this is great

12:53:52     From  Deborah Miller   to   Hosts and panelists : Could she speak on long distance caregiving?

12:54:50     From  Jennifer Tilghman   to   Hosts and panelists : Thank you Dr. Blakes.  Great discussion.  Will see you at the play.

12:55:57     From  Tracy Bland : Thank you!

12:55:58     From  Steve Gurney - ProAging Community : gypaso.org

12:58:59     From  Sudha Haley, Ph.D. : Bravo and so grateful, Dr. Blakes, for being part of our NARFE

12:59:19     From  Deborah Miller   to   Hosts and panelists : Thank you so much!

13:01:20     From  Antoinette Jeffries : This has been a fantastic presentation. I am a caregiver/


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