Background

Pamela D. Wilson

12211 West Alameda Parkway, # 220, Lakewood, CO 80228
Office 303-810-1816
Website: www.PamelaDWilson.com

PROFFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • President/Owner, Pamela D. Wilson, Inc., Lakewood, CO 8/07 to the present
  • President/Owner, The Care Navigator., Lakewood, CO 8/07 – 7/18
  • Broadcast Host and Producer of “The Caring Generation”, 630 KHOW-AM radio Denver 5/09 – 12/11
  • President/Owner, In Home and Family Services, Inc. Golden, CO, 1/00 – 8/07
  • Red Cross Certified Instructor in CPR, First Aid, AED, Safety & PDT, 2002-2005
  • University of Phoenix, Part Time Instructor Business and Marketing, 01/03- 12/05
  • Older Adult Caregiver Workshop Presenter – 2004
  • Regional Director of Marketing, Bestfoods/Unilever, Denver, CO, 10/98 – 1/01
  • Caring Connection Older Adult Outreach, Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital, Marina del Rey, CA 1998-1999
  • Director of Marketing, Bestfoods, Montebello, CA, 3/98 to 10/98
  • Marketing Manager, CPC/Bestfoods Baking Division, Montebello, CA, 10/96 – 2/98
  • Director of Marketing Memorex, N-TK Inc, Cerritos, CA, 6/95 – 9/96
  • Product Manager Memorex, Memtek Products, Santa Fe Springs, CA, 5/94 – 5/95
  • Product Manager, Dentsply Implant Division, Encino, CA, 2/93 – 4/94
  • Associate Product Manager, Con Agra Inc., Frozen Foods., Omaha, NE, 2/91 – 7/92
  • Advertising & Sales Promo Manager – ConAgra, Inc. Pet Products., Omaha, NE, 9/87 – 2/91
  • Advertising Manager, Warren Distribution, Omaha, NE, 9/84 – 9/87
  • KETV Television, Sales/Administrative Assistant, 2/83 – 9/84
  • Nebraska Psychiatric Institute, Research Secretary, 2/82 – 2/83
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Omaha, Securities Clerk 1/80-2/82

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATES

  • Certified Guardian, National Guardianship Association, October 2010 to present
  • CSA, Society of Senior Advisors, Certification, December 2007 to present
  • National Family Caregiver Association Workshop Leader Certificate – 2003
  • Alzheimer’s Learning Institute, Dementia Care Certificate – 2002
  • Homecare PCP & Homemaking Certificate, Senior Resource Center – 2002
  • University of Denver, Gerontology: Social Services in Aging Certificate – 2001
  • Colorado State University, MS Management and Organizational Behavior – 1999
  • Daniel Freeman Hospital Caring Connection Older Adult Care Certificate – 1998
  • University of Nebraska, BS/BA Business, 1990
  • Metropolitan State Community College, Omaha, Nebraska AA 1982
  • Daniel Gross High School, Omaha, Nebraska, Diploma 1979

HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Colorado Employee Assistance Professional Association, September 2014 to present
  • Denver Regional Council of Governments, Community Healthcare Ethics Committee Chairperson, April 2012 to June 2016
  • Colorado Assisted Living Association, 2010 to 2015
  • National Guardianship Association, 2010 to present
  • BNI (Business Networking International) Member 2008-2009
  • Colorado Bar Association, Elder law Section Member, 2008 to present
  • National Patient Advocate Foundation, Colorado State Policy Liaison, 2008-2010
  • Alliance of Professional Women, 2006 to present
  • National Case Management Society of America Member 2004 to present, Board of Directors Local Chapter 2005, 2007, 2008
  • National Gerontological Nurses Association – 2005 to 2012
  • Gerontological Society of America, 2005 to present
  • American Geriatrics Society, 2005 to present
  • Monthly Columnist “Caregiving” Senior’s 50+ Marketplace News Jefferson County Edition – 2003-2012
  • Jefferson County Council on Aging, Board of Directors – 2000-2007
  • Denver Regional Council of Governments Local Arrangements Committee Chairperson for American Society on Aging & National Council on Aging 2002
  • Colorado Women’s Forum in Health Administration – Board of Directors Denver, CO 2002
  • Older Women’s League – Vice President, Board of Directors, Denver, CO 2002
  • Member Denver/Boulder Better Business Bureau – 2001-2007
  • Member West Chamber of Commerce, Golden Chamber, Denver Chamber 2001-2007
  • Home Care Management Board of Directors, Denver, CO 1999-2000
  • Community Alliance, Outreach Developmentally Disabled Adults, Omaha, NE 1991-1992

MEDIA: PUBLICATIONS AND INTERVIEWS

Wilson, Pamela D. 2009 – 2018, The Caring Generation Library Series: Articles, Videos, and Podcasts. https://pameladwilson.com/subscribe/
Wilson, Pamela D. 1/31/18. “The Accidental Caregiver,” Our Parents. Diane Franklin. https://ourparents.com/care-topics/2018/01/31/the-accidental-caregiver/
Wilson, Pamela D. 2/23/17. “Caregiving,” Radio Interview with Kathy Blythe: Problems and Solutions. www.problemsandsolutions.net, Lincoln, NE, KFOR Alpha Media
Wilson, Pamela D. 12/28/16. “Tips for Caregivers.” Radio Interview with Bob Gourley: Issues Today Radio. http://issuestoday.libsyn.com/issues-today-16-1
Milner, Conan. 6/7/16. “How to Deal with Being a Caregiver and Other End of Life Advice.” The Epoch Times, Chicago: IL, http://theepochtimes.com/n3/2078464-how-to-deal-with-being-a-caregiver-and-other-emd-of-life-advice/print/
Wilson, Pamela D. 5/1/16. “Mother’s Day: 10 Mother-Daughter Caregiving Relationship Tips.” Connecting Medias. http://connectingwomenmedias.com/search?q=Mother-Daughter+Caregiving+Relationships
Wilson, Pamela D. 4/29/16. “The Top 10 Caregiving Mistakes.” Edge Media Network. San Diego: CA https://edgemedianetwork.com/news/family//197124/the_top_10_caregiving_mistakes
Wilson, Pamela D. 3/23/16. “Caregiving.” Radio Interview with Ted Hicks on Late Night Parents. Hempstead: NY. http://latenightparents.com
Wilson, Pamela D. 3/16/16. “Parenting Pointers: Don’t Bother the Challenges of the Invisible Caregivers.” Motherhood Moment. http://motherhood-moment.blogspot.com/2016/03/parenting-pointers-dont-bother.html
O’Brien, Elizabeth. 3/11/16. “Tackle These 3 Risks to Avoid a Nursing Home.” Market Watch. https://www.marketwatch.com/story/tackle-these-3-risks-to-avoid-a-nursing-home-2016-03-11
Wilson, Pamela D. 3/4/16. “10 Caregiving Mistakes.” Connecting Women Medias.
http://connectingwomenmedias.com/search?q=10+Caregiving+Mistakes
Wilson, Pamela D. 2/21/16. “The Caregiving Trap: Solutions for Life’s Unexpected Changes.” Radio Interview with Matt Nie on WSBD Radio. Burlington: Wisconsin. http://wbsdfm.com,
Wilson, Pamela D. 2/16/16. “The Role of a Caregiver: How to Take Care of Yourself and Those You Help.” Radio Interview with Dr. Jeanette Gallagher on Blog Talk Radio. www.blogtalkradio.com/../the-role-of-a-caregiver-how-to-take-care-of-yourself-and-those-you help
Wilson, Pamela D. 2/2/16. “The Caregiving Imperative: New Year’s Resolutions to Preserve Physical Health and Mental Well-Being.” Third Age. Adprime Media. http://thirdage.com/the-caregiving-imperative-new-years-resolutions-to-preserve-physical-health-and-mental-well-being/
Wilson, Pamela D. 1/22/16. “Taking Care of Seniors: 5 Tips to Maintain Balanced Emotions While Caregiving.” Baby Boomers Laugh and Learn. Omaha, NE. http://www.babyboomerslaughandlearn.com/?p=20897
Wilson, Pamela D. 1/14/16. “The Caregiving Imperative: New Year’s Resolutions to Preserve Physical Health and Well-Being.” Motherhood Moment Blog: Parenting Pointers. http://motherhood-moment.blogspot.com/2016/01/parenting-pointers-caregiving.html
Jackson, Susan, Wenner. 1/13/16. “10 New Year’s Resolutions for Caregivers.” Working Moms Against Guilt VIP.

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Caregivers


Wilson, Pamela D. 1/9/16. “The Caregiving Imperative: New Year’s Resolutions to Preserve Physical Health and Well-Being.” She Scribes Blog. http://www.shescribes.com/2016/01/the-caregiving-imperative-new-years-resolutions-to-preserve-physical-health-and-mental-well-being.html
Wilson, Pamela D. The Caregiving Trap: Solutions for Life’s Unexpected Changes. (New York: Morgan James Publishing, 2016). http://www.thecaregivingtrapbook.com
Wilson, Pamela D. 12/28/15. “5 Tips to Maintain Balanced Emotions While Caregiving.” Michigan Mom Living Online Magazine. https://michiganmomliving.com/2015/12/18/5-tips-to-maintain-balanced-emotions-while-caregiving/.
Beaver, Dennis. 12/12/15. “You and the Law: The Need for a Care Advocate.” The Hanford Sentinel. Hanford, CA: The Hanford Sentinel. http://www.hanfordsentinel.com/features/the-need-for-a-care-advocate/article_5a9ab658-a103-5cd8-ac72-2f3c6d348a54.html
Scanlon, Scott. 12/11/15. “Handle with Care: 5 Steps to More Effective Caregiving.” The Buffalo News. Buffalo: NY. http://buffalonews.com/2015/12/11/handle-with-care-5-steps-to-more-effective-caregiving/
Buffalo NY: The Buffalo News
Wilson, Pamela D. 12/11/15. “Caregiver Tips: 10 Positive Responses to Tough Family Situations.” Working Moms Against Guilt.

Caregiver Tips: 10 Positive Responses to Tough Family Situations


Wilson, Pamela D. 12/1/16. “Lack of Standards Enables Exploitation by Guardians.” Aging News Alert: The Senior Services and Funding Report. CD Publications.
Steadman, Christy. 11/25/15. “Denver Area Caregivers Open Up Lives to Loved Ones.” The Lakewood Sentinel. Lakewood, CO. http://www.lakewoodsentinel.com/stories/Denver-area-caregivers-open-up-lives-to-loved-ones.202940
Wilson, Pamela D. 11/23/15. “The Caregiving Trap: Perfect Book for Hospice Month.: Radio Interview with Joe Lavelle. Intrepid Now Radio. Atlanta, GA. http://www.intrepidnow.com/authors/the-caregiving-trap-perfect-book-for-hospice-month/
Wilson, Pamela D. 11/21/15. “Parenting Pointers: 5 Tips to Maintain Balanced Emotions While Caregiving.” Motherhood Moment. http://www.motherhood-moment.blogspot.com/2015/11/parenting-pointers-5-tips-to-maintain.html
Wilson, Pamela D. 11/20/15. “5 Tips to Maintain Balanced Emotions While Caregiving.” Late Night Parents. Ted Hicks. www.https://latenightparents.com/2015/11/20/5-tips-to-maintain-balanced-emotions-while-caregiving-this-holiday-season/
Wilson, Pamela D. 11/19/15. “Author Pamela D. Wilson on Today’s Honoree.” Today’s Honoree. https://todayshonoree.wordpress.com/2015/11/19/author-pamela-d-wilson-is-todays-honoree-for-friday-november-20th/
Wilson, Pamela D. 11/20/15. “Caregiver Burden.” Intrepid Now Media Blog. Atlanta, GA. http://www.intrepidnow.com/authors/caregiver-burden/
Wilson, Pamela D. 11/20/15. “Caregiver Challenges: Giving Up the Car Keys.” Intrepid Now Media Blog. Atlanta, GA. http://www.intrepidnow.com/authors/caregiving-challenges-giving-up-the-car-keys/
Wilson, Pamela D. 11/16/15. “The Heartbreak (And Hard Work) of Family Caregiving.” Provider Nation. http://www.providernation.com/2015/11/16/the-heartbreak-and-hard-work-of-family-caregiving/
Wilson, Pamela D. 11/15/15. “The Caregiving Trap: Solutions for Life’s Unexpected Changes.” Cassandra Ms Place. http://www.cassandramsplace.com/2015/11/the-caregiving-trap-solutions-for-lifes.html
Wilson, Pamela D. 11/13/15. “Parenting Pointers: Parental Relationships, Sibling Rivalry, and Fear of Asking for Help.” Motherhood Moment. http://www.motherhood-moment.blogspot.com/2015/aa/parenting-pointers-parental.html
Wilson, Pamela D. 11/12/15. “The Caregiving Trap: Solutions for Life’s Unexpected Changes.” Life Health Advisor. https://www.lifehealth.com/the-caregiving-trap-solutions-for-lifes-unexpected-changes/
Wilson, Pamela D. 11/6/15. “Caregiving and Unexpected Traps.” Intrepid Now Media Blog. Atlanta, GA. http://www.intrepidnow.com/authors/caregiving-and-unexpected-traps/
Wilson, Pamela D. 11/3/15. “The Overlooked Caregiver: Take Care of Yourself Too.” We Care Online. http://wecareonlineclasses.blogspot.com/2015/11/the-overlooked-caregiver-take-care-of.html
Wilson, Pamela D. 11/2/15. “Learning About the Caregiving Trap.” Radio Interview with Morning Mike. WNRJ Radio. Washington: PA. http://www.wnjr.org
Wilson, Pamela D. 11/2/15. “Alzheimer’s Disease.” Rewire Me. http://www.rewireme.com/wellness/alzheimers-disease/
Wilson, Pamela D. 10/25/15. “The Overlooked Caregiver: Taking Care of Yourself Too.” Our Parents. Diane Franklin. http://www.ourparents.com/care-topics/2015/10/25/the-overlooked-caregiver-taking-care-of-yourself-too/
Wilson, Pamela D. 10/23/15. “The Caregiving Trap: Ultimate Guidebook for Giving and Receiving Care.” Radio Interview with Susanne Bennett, DC. Radio MD Wellness for Life. http://www.radiomd.com/show/wellness-for-life-radio/item/26905-caregiving-trap-ultimate-guidebook-for-giving-receiving-care
Wilson, Pamela D. 10/23/15. “Caregiving for Aging Parents: Tips to Make a Smooth Transition.” Radio Interview with Susanne Bennett, DC. Radio MD Wellness for Life. http://www.radiomd.com/show/wellness-for-life-radio/item/29606-caring-for-aging-parents-tips-to-make-a-smooth-transition/
Wilson, Pamela D. 10/22/15 “The Corporate Conundrum: The Unexpected Effects of Chronic Disease and Family Caregiving.” My Social Good News. Api Podder. http://www.mysocialgoodnews.com/the-corporate-conundrum-the-unexpected-effects-of-chronic-disease-and-family-caregiving/
Wilson, Pamela D. 10/21/15. “Caregiving.” Radio Interview with Jesse Lee Peterson. The Jesse Lee Peterson Radio Show. Los Angeles, CA. http://www.jesseleepeterson.com/radio/jlp-talk
Wilson, Pamela D. 10/19/15. “Alzheimer’s Disease and Decision Making: Do I Know You? Kraft Elder Law. Robert Kraft. http://www.kraftelderlaw.com/alzheimers-disease-and-decision-making-do-i-know-you/
Wilson, Pamela D. 10/15/15 “Alzheimer’s Disease and Decision Making: Do I Know You?” My Social Good News. Api Podder. http://www.mysocialgoodnews.com/alzheimers-disease-and-decision-making-do-i-know-you/
LaPonsie, Maryalene. 10/15/15. “3 Reasons Self-Care is Essential for Caregivers.” U.S. News & World Report. http://www.money.usnews.com/money/retirement/articles/2015/10/15/3-reasons-self-care-is-essential-for-caregivers
Wilson, Pamela D. 11/12/15. “Alzheimer’s Disease and Decision Making: Do I Know You? “Life Health Advisor, https://www.lifehealth.com/alzheimers-disease-and-decision-making-do-i-know-you/
Wilson, Pamela D. 10/12/15. “Parental Relationships, Sibling Rivalry, and Fear of Asking for Help.” Third Age. https://www.thirdage.com/parental-relationships-sibling-rivalry-and-fear-asking-help/
Wilson, Pamela D. 10/9/15. “Unintended Consequences and the Rotating Caregivers.” Provider Nation. https://www.providernation.com/2015/10/09/unintended-consequences-and-the-rotating-caregivers/
Wilson, Pamela D. 10/8/15. “Caregiving Tips for Avoiding a Toxic Family Dynamic.” Radio Interview with Melanie Cole MS. Radio MD Health Radio. http://www.radiomd.com/show/health-radio/item/29436-caregiving-tips-on-avoiding-a-toxic-family-dynamic
Wilson, Pamela D. 9/23/15. “5 Tips to Maintain Balanced Emotions While Caregiving.” Third Age. http://thirdage.com/article/5-tips-maintain-balanced-emotions-while-cargiving
Wilson, Pamela D. (2009-2011). The Caring Generation Radio Weekly Program. 630 KHOW Radio. I Heart Media. Denver, CO.

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