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Virginia Morris

An award-winning journalist, Virginia Morris has devoted her career to researching and writing about health care, medical research and related social and political issues for the last 30 years. She is the author of How to Care for Aging Parents, which won the Books for a Better Life Award and instantly became the best-selling book on the subject when it was first released in 1996. It has sold more than 500,000 copies and has been translated into a number of languages. AARP calls it “indispensable." ABC World News declared it the “the bible for caregivers.” And the Wall Street Journal touted it as “the best guide." The third edition was published in 2014. She is also the author of Talking About Death, which came out in 2001. Virginia has been featured on OprahThe Today ShowGood Morning AmericaThe CBS Morning ShowPrimetime, ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, NPR, CNN, and a host of other national media. She testified before Congress at the invitation of Sen. Amy Klobuchar. She now serves as adjunct instructor at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, is a member of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock ethics committee, is getting a master’s degree in bioethics at Harvard, and gives talks around the country on aging, caregiving and end-of-life decisions.