Josie Gagliano is the author and researcher behind The Australian Ageing Generation Handbook, the only book of its kind in Australia. Collaborating with aged care services and communities around Australia, Josie has fast become the go-to person for young carers on how to navigate aged care.
A member of Alzheimer’s Australia, Josie has written The Australian Ageing Generation Handbook to provide Australians with a resourceful list of services for family members caring for their elderly parents, grandparents and/or spouses. It’s also an essential read for all carers, of all ages, who want to be understood and acknowledged – the stories of fellow carers interviewed in the book are insightful, moving, and compelling. Sydney born Josie Gagliano is the youngest of three children, with two older brothers. Josie is a mother of twins, one of whom has been diagnosed with ASD.