Lois Nachamie, MFA, LCSW-R, is a retired, board-certified psychotherapist, couples counselor and certified End of Life Counselor, who was in private practice in New York City and Wilmington, Delaware, specializing in life transitions from cradle to grave: Parenting; aging parents; and end of life planning.
A Parents Choice Award-winning author, her last two books were So Glad We Waited: A Hand-Holding Guide for Over-35 Parents, with a foreword by Debra Winger and Big Lessons for Little People: Teaching Our Kids Right from Wrong While Keeping Them Healthy, Safe and Happy. She is currently working on a book about aging.
A parent educator for over thirty years, Ms. Nachamie lectured nationally and locally and was featured on television, radio and in print, including The Today Show, New York Magazine, NPR, Health Magazine, and Newsweek.
SELECTED PAST EVENTS:
Workshop: Caring for Aging Parents
Montclair Film Festival
Guest Lecturer: The Art of Failure
School of Visual Arts, NYC
Workshop: Death is a Parenting Issue
THE FATHERING FORUM, NYC Chapter
SELECTED PRESS AND MEDIA:
Dear Sugar Radio,: Listen to Your Heart — Radically Empathic Advice
From Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond
NY Parenting: Issues Facing the Older Mom
Business Insider: Children with Older Parents May Have a Surprising Leg Up
US News: A Blessing, Not a Burden: The Benefits of Being an Older Parent