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Fee: $8000/exp

Florida Based

Gary Barg

Caregiver Advocate, Speaker and Author

  • Today’s Caregiver Magazine
  • Fearless Caregiver Conferences      
  • The Fearless Caregiver Book    
  • Caregiver Media Group


Speaker and Author

Motivating, enthusiastic, empathetic, timely and inspirational, Gary Barg helps caregivers learn how to receive the best the healthcare system has to offer, to become a respected member of their loved ones care team and that caring for themselves is Job One for any caregiver.

Gary will lead caregivers through a journey that includes motivating personal stories, out of their chairs enthusiasm and tools such as The Fearless Caregiver Manifesto, The Reverse Care List and The Family Carelist.

A noted speaker, writer and publisher on caregiving issues since 1995, Gary Barg is Founder and Editor-In-Chief of the first national magazine for caregivers, Today’s Caregiver, as well the original online caregiver community.

Today’s Caregiver magazine and combine information, advice and reader’s stories with interview with celebrities such as Debbie Reynolds,  Barbara Eden, Dana Reeve, Fran Drescher, Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, Leeza Gibbons and Robert Urich, among others.

Gary has been the Keynote Speaker for many events across the country including;
  • Huntington’s Disease Society of America
  • Florida Department of Elder Affairs
  • Massachusetts Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • National Family Caregiver Association
  • Houston’s Senior Place
  • Living Longer/Living Better conference Pasco, Texas
  • Area Agency on Aging Joplin, MO 
  • Council on State Governments – Lake Tahoe, Nevada 
  • AARP International conference

Gary’s latest caregiving tool is the Fearless Caregiver, a book with practical advice, poetry and inspirational stories. His awards include, the Mature Media Award for writing, International Television Association’s Golden Reel and The Southern Gerontological Society Media Award.

Gary serves as a Member of the Board of Trustees, National Adult Day Services Association and a Member of the Board, American Association for Caregiver Education.

Media  Interviews include:
NBC Today Show, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Radio, guest expert in Dear Abby column, Fox Television, The Miami Herald, USA Today, Time magazine, Orlando Sentinel,, Bloomberg Radio, The Group Room National Cancer radio program, In Touch magazine, Ability magazine, Real Simple magazine

What People Are Saying About Gary!

You are a dynamic and enthusiastic speaker, you definitely have the capacity of capturing the audience with your inspirational stories… - R. Faulkner, Area Agency on Aging, Permian Basin, TX

Thank you so very much for your wonderful presentation yesterday!   Everyone was so entertained and enriched by your words and the information you shared with them.   You are always a big hit!!!  - S. Caldwell, Purchase Area Development District Mayfield, KY 

Your participation was exceptional and greatly appreciated…I hope you will join us once again in the future…..     - M.Bravo, Education Coordinator Mount Sinai Memory Disorder Center

We were so fortunate to have Gary Barg as a keynote speaker at our first Family Caregiver Retreat this past May. 

As Family Caregiver Coordinator with an Area Agency on Aging, I was familiar with Gary’s work through Today’s Caregiver magazine and the book The Fearless Caregiver.  Gary was a great choice as our keynote speaker. His message of how to become a fearless caregiver was truly appreciated by our audience. He gave them encouragement and hope in their caregiving journey.

We had great feedback about his presentation and his presence at the retreat. He has a warm, easygoing personality and is an excellent communicator. He is very knowledgeable in his field and uplifting as a presenter. He helped make our conference a time of renewal for our local caregivers…. - B. Wooden Family Caregiver Coordinator

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