Shared wisdom: Balancing privacy concerns when writing about family

Liz Seegert

About Liz Seegert

Liz Seegert (@lseegert), is AHCJ’s topic editor on aging. Her work has appeared in NextAvenue.com, Journal of Active Aging, Cancer Today, Kaiser Health News, the Connecticut Health I-Team and other outlets. She is a senior fellow at the Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement at George Washington University and co-produces the HealthCetera podcast.

Janice Lynch Schuster

Janice Lynch Schuster

Writer Janice Lynch Schuster has featured family members and herself in articles about health issues, such as her grandmother’s cognitive impairment and her family’s decision to donate her brother-in-law’s organs.

Certainly such writing has a lot of privacy concerns and so she offers advice on writing publicly about family health issues in the latest Shared Wisdom piece on AHCJ’s aging core topic site.

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