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New Book: A Son’s Journey – Taking Care of Mom and Dad

Finally – The Help You Need to Care for Your Aging Loved Ones Life throws us many obstacles, forcing us into irrepressible situations.

When it comes to our aging parents or loved ones, we eventually must make vexing decisions on behalf of their own well-being. Even those who lead the family during trying moments need guidance. This helpful book, A Son’s Journey: Taking Care of Mom and Dad, renders the necessary advice and resources for caring for aging parents in a relatable, narrative style.

Kurt KazanowskiAs a loving son, health professional and caregiver, author Kurt Kazanowski shares his personal ups and downs of the emotional rollercoaster that comes with this difficult part of life, making this a very special read for any adult child. Kurt Kazanowski, MS, RN, CHE, is an author, speaker, coach and consultant in the areas of aging, hospice and home care. He is a native of Detroit, Michigan, and has over three decades of experience in the field of healthcare. Today, Kurt is the owner of two successful personal care home health companies – Homewatch CareGivers in Michigan, where he lives, and First Home Care in Moscow, Russia.

As a nurse, healthcare executive, hospice and home care consultant, author, speaker and successful entrepreneur, Kurt is an expert and authority in helping people meet the challenges related to aging, illness and end-of-life care. Kurt helps healthcare organizations develop the necessary strategies to improve service delivery, grow market share and enhance profitability. Through his work as a nurse and his executive leadership in hospitals, home care and hospice companies, and as the owner of Homewatch CareGivers, he has helped thousands of families care for their loved ones. In his 30 years as a healthcare business executive, Kurt has acquired a specific set of skills and competencies in creating and executing mission and business objectives, strategy development, marketing, sales, referrals, and growth and business development tactics. He also specializes in merger and acquisitions, physician relations, forming strategic partnerships between hospices and hospitals and is an authority in functioning as a connector, facilitator and networker. Kurt’s capacity for assisting people and organizations addresses the challenges of aging, as end-of-life care issues span from one family to large complex health systems.

Kurt speaks nationally and internationally, as he values the ability to share his knowledge and experiences as both a loving son and a professional, in assisting hospice providers, home care companies and hospitals develop new business strategies to care for our increasingly aging population better and more effectively. For more information about Kurt or to engage him as a speaker for your next group or association meeting, visit or email him at

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