Speech Topics

Speaking engagements featuring Barbara McVicker are
emotional, content-filled, interactive, theatrical, and dynamic.
Choose from topics that provide invaluable information:

  • CAREGIVERS/PROVIDERS

  • Caregiver Challenges and Cures
  • 3 Generations of Preparedness: Planning Across the Ages
  • Caregivers in the Workforce: Balancing Work and Care
  • Maneuvering the 10 Speed Bumps of Caregiving
  • Family Dynamics: Sibling Headaches
  • Long Distance Caregiving
  • Rewards of Caregiving
  • 5 Stages of Caregiving
  • 9 Tips for Helping Mom Decide to Move
  • Dementia: Recognizing Alzheimer’s and Dementias
  • 12 Ways to Age Well
  • Depression: The Caregiver and The Elderly
  • Caregiving as Transformational
  • Life After Caregiving: Coping with Loss
  • CORPORATIONS/HR

  • HR Departments/Benefits/EAP
  • Caring for the Caregiver
  • Hiring a Care Manager and Other Helpers
  • Housing Options
  • Hospital/Doctor Checklists
  • The Family Meeting
  • Needs Assessment checklist
  • FINANCIAL/INSURANCE/LEGAL

  • Understanding your Caregiver Client
  • No Plan + No Action = Conflict
  • 3 Generations of Preparedness: Planning Across the Ages
  • Crucial Conversations: Communication
  • Branding and Emotional Marketing
  • Financial and Emotional Burdens of Caregiving
  • Benefits for the Advisor and Client
  • 4 Powerful Tools
  • Action Plan: Checklist
  • Sooner Than Later: Are you Ready?
  • Hiring a Care Manager and Other Helpers
  • Legacy Matters: Ethical Wills
  • 15 Actions to Take When a Crisis Hits
  • Financial Burdens: Money Matters
  • 6 Documents You and Your Parents Must Have
  • Long-term Care insurance
  • The High Cost of Waiting