Empowering Community Caregivers

2017 ⸱ 

Sarita Gupta & Reverend Cynthia Carter Perrilliat, MPA

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With over 10,000 people turning 65 every day, the U.S. faces a crisis of care. Activist Sarita Gupta and researcher Reverend Cynthia Carter Perrilliat share their work shifting public policy and building community support and resources for caregivers and the elderly.

About the speaker(s)

Cynthia Carter Perrilliat, MPA is Executive Director of Alameda County Care Alliance, a faith-based program serving people with advanced illness care needs and their families/caregivers to meet their physical, psychological, spiritual and advance care planning needs. Her decade of end of life care program development for Duke University, VITAS Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente and others has been dedicated to serving the African American, Latino and Asian American communities. She also serves as a Minister at Allen Temple Baptist Church in Oakland, CA.

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