Hear the story of how one family’s advocacy saved a wife, Mom and Bubby after a stroke, and how to advocate for your loved ones or yourself.
Presented by: Mimi Jankovits and Maya Joyandeh
Mimi Jankovits is the National Director of Grassroots for Teach Coalition, a project of the OU. After her Mom had a stroke in June 2020, Mimi and her brothers found themselves advocating for their Mom in the face of Covid hospital restrictions and a culture that believed a 90 year old woman could not recover.
Maya Joyandeh is a licensed medical social worker, who has 10 years of experience working in hospitals, nursing homes, hospice residences and in the home-care setting. She earned her MSW from NYU, with a focus on the geriatric and medically-compromised population. She currently works with Teach Coalition as New Jersey Field Director.
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