Entrepreneur: Christopher Charles Chaney
Christopher-Charles Chaney, family caregiving expert, national speaker, award-winning author, and owner of Family CareLIVING, knows firsthand the benefits and challenges of being a family caregiver.
Christopher spent years caring for his mother, Mama Peaches, who passed in 2016 after suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia. It was his love and struggles as a former caregiver that inspired him to journal his experiences on Facebook in 2015. The popularity of Mama Peaches postings created a social media frenzy. Many of the postings, as well as advice, tips, and resources, are in his new award-winning caregiving book, Mama Peaches and Me: Wit and Wisdom for Worn-out Caregivers.
Through his caregiving book series, radio appearances, and other services, Christopher provides emotional support and essential information to family caregivers through keynote speeches, lunch and learns, training, workshops, webinars, as well a growing Facebook group for caregivers. Family CareLIVING, a division of the Christopher-Charles Chaney, Inc, also offers caregiving CEUs (Continuing Education Units) for healthcare professionals.
Christopher-Charles is widely sought after by healthcare companies, corporations, faith-based organizations, and media organizations because of his candid caregiving testimony, experience, and practical advice. Christopher is quickly becoming a recognizable face of caregiving.