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AARP Caregiving Expert: Lee Woodruff

Lee Woodruff is an author, public speaker and journalist.

A former contributing reporter for CBS This Morning and Good Morning America, she's the best-selling author of three books as well as numerous articles and essays. She now runs a communications and media training business, working with clients around the globe.

After a roadside bomb in Iraq injured her husband, ABC News journalist Bob Woodruff, the couple founded the Bob Woodruff Foundation. The foundation has invested about $70 million in innovative programs to meet the needs of injured veterans, their families and caregivers nationwide.

In addition to the Washington Irving Award for fiction for her novel Those We Love Most, Woodruff has earned numerous national awards and recognition for her work and advocacy on behalf of veterans and caregivers.

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Lee's Latest Columns

  

Daily Acts of Self-Care Can Ease Caregiving Stress

Light exercise, breathing techniques, even smiling can improve overall wellness

  

Banish Caregiver Burnout by Keeping Loved One With Dementia Engaged

Find tasks and activities to make those with memory challenges feel useful

  

The Exhausting Reality of Unpaid Family Caregivers

'Already Toast' author on the need for more societal support

  

16 Ideas for Recharging Your Caregiving Energy in 15 Minutes

A realistic guide to self-care during the pandemic

  

The Collective Exhale: Family Caregivers and the Coronavirus Vaccine

As loved ones get vaccinated, caregivers breathe a big sigh of relief

  

The Unexpected 'Gift' of Being a Family Caregiver During Coronavirus

Finding the silver lining in the midst of a pandemic

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