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Brian Herd

Brian is a  passionate lawyer, working in the frontier of elder law, or law relating to older people and their families, involving the new dynamic emerging in families – disputes and dysfunction brought on by ageing parents. He was exposed to the simmering issues some 20 years ago in his first visit to a nursing home. Confronted by an imploding family of five daughters, a hapless mother and some of the language of aged care  he discovered a new calling - change management for families and their ageing parents. Since then as a lawyer, he has been involved in countless family experiences, some which are truly eye opening. He has many stories and experiences to share and is committed to helping families prepare and plan for better outcomes in elder care. He is a partner in a law firm who specialises in elder care and writes and speaks regularly for leading senior associations and media outlets.

Books by Brian Herd