A life in process....
Janet was born in the vanguard of the largest generation in history, the baby boom. "We're called the grey tsunami for a reason," she says, "we will overwhelm society with our evolving needs, change everything that matters to us. Now what matters is quality of life and our health care in our late lives.
Janet lives on Vancouver Island and enjoys life with her husband of 44 years, her grown children, and grandchildren. She travels often to San Miguel de Allende in Mexico;
Janet is an identical twin. Judi and Janet are the oldest girls in a family of seven. They believe that they were socialized as caregivers from an early. On the first day of the new millennium, they made a pact. Together they would be family caregivers for their rapidly aging parents when it was time. That didn't take long.
When the decade of caregiving was over, Janet wrote her first book about this experience.
She has become an advocate for caregivers.