Iris Waichler, MSW, LCSW

Iris Waichler, MSW, LCSW, has been a medical social worker for over 40 years. She counseled people with catastrophic illnesses and their families. She was a caregiver for her parents and helped 2 friends to die with dignity. Iris is a 12-time award-winning author of 3 books. Her most recent book, Role Reversal How to Take Care of Yourself and Your Aging Parents, won 8 major book awards. She has authored many articles on healthcare and mental health topics. She has contributed to blogs on infertility, aging, and caregiving. Currently, Iris is a regular contributor at