Charlotte Canion, Author, Keynote Speaker, Inventor and Mentor, was recently selected to be featured in the 2nd Edition of the Top 50 Fearless Leaders Publication by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).
Being selected to be published in IAOTP’s Top 50 Fearless Leaders Publication, is an honor, only 50 of the world’s most brilliant, courageous, inspirational professionals are selected for this distinction.
These special honorees are hand selected to share their stories of perseverance, resilience, passion and strength. Ms. Canion has made outstanding contributions to society and has made an incredible impact on her industry. A chapter will be dedicated to each honoree and the book is anticipated to be released in the 1st quarter of 2023.
Ms. Canion will be honored at IAOTP’s 2022 Annual Awards Gala West at the Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas as a featured member of the Top 50 Fearless Leaders Publication. She will also receive her recognitions as a Lifetime Achievement Awardee for the Year 2021 and the Empowered Woman of the Year for 2020.
Ms. Canion has more than 20 years of experience as a caregiver, and she has used her unique experiences to catapult her writing career. While caring for her three aging parents, Ms. Canion collected her real-life stories, which were exhibited through her award-winning book “You Have to LAUGH To Keep From CRYING/ How to Parent Your Parents”. Through this book, Ms. Canion teaches that one must empower themselves by putting on the Armor of Knowledge and to help people laugh through the good times and the bad.
Charlotte’s impressive repertoire of published works have included a workbook entitled “Parenting Your Parents Journal”, which helps answer many of the questions that a caregiver needs to know. Ms. Canion has demonstrated success as an award-winning author, and she has hosted the Indie Beacon Radio for the past three years. During COVID Lockdown: Charlotte has made over 700 masks and mailed them to fellow caregivers and to friends all over the US. Charlotte recently won the title of Ms.Texas Senior America 2022 / 1st Runner-up and performs with the CAMEO Club at events all over Texas.
As a Texas Super Star Master Gardener, she has been sharing gardening tips with everyone and is passionate about teaching all gardeners, especially seniors, how to install Keyhole Gardens and Raised Bed Gardens. This will allow residents to take active part in planting and harvesting of the herbs and vegetables at their retirement facilities communities. The kitchens in these communities can use these herbs and vegetables in the food served. She has over ten Power Point presentations on many aspects of gardening. Charlotte is the inventor of the Basket Jacket, an insulated cover for hanging plants and is the author of a gardening book entitled “MeMom and Friends Gardening Tips”.
Ms. Canion has written many articles and stories for magazines and books; Angels on Earth, Denton County Magazine (Christmas – Making Memories) and is featured in “Short Stories by Texas Authors”, Texas Stories, The Art of Brave Living”, Lake Cities Magazine (Spotlight Personality) and Keller Parish Neighborhood Magazine.
Charlotte has completed the National Speakers Association Academy Certification and NCSC (National Certified Senior Caregiver). She belongs to several prestigious organizations and is an active member of her church. She has served on boards for associations and actively participates as a member for the Texas Authors Association, is an active Host of Indie Beacon Radio, Authors Marketing Guild, National Speakers Association, DCMGA, ABWN, Continuity of Care CBA, Friends of the Library Lifetime member and an active member of the Ms. Texas Senor America Cameo Club and a Dementia Care Volunteer.
Throughout her remarkable career, Ms. Canion has received awards, accolades and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. Her authentic leadership as a female business professional is what afforded her the achievement of the Empowered Woman Award given by the International Association of Top Professionals. For 2021 she received the Lifetime Achievement Award by IAOTP. For 2019 she was featured in TIP (Top Industry Professionals) Magazine and was selected as Top Author of the Year by IAOTP. In 2018 she was the recipient of the Best Self Help Book by the Texas Authors Association, chosen as Pinnacle Professional of the Year and for the Lifetime Achievement Award by Continental Who’s Who. Ms. Canion also received Top 50 Authors You Should Be Reading, WOW Women of Worth Award, Spirited Woman Award and CUTV Author of the Year, and 1st Runner-up in the Ms. Texas Senior America Pageant. just to name a few.
Her current works include a new book for Children, this has been on her heart for many years and she wants to dedicate it to her twenty grand-children and three great-grand-children. “Life is Never Dull” around the Canion household is a quote from her husband, Crague, who supports her 100% and tells her so each and every day. His comment each morning is; “who’s life are you going to touch today?
Looking back, Ms. Canion attributes her success to her perseverance, her work ethic and her adaptability, all of which she gives credit to her mother, who gave her the love, respect and patience to be the best she can be, each and every day. When not working, she enjoys traveling, and spending time with her family, which includes those twenty-three, grand-children and great grand-children. For the future, she hopes to continue helping others build and reinforce happy memories by remembering to find humor every day and especially during the otherwise difficult and overwhelming end of life journey.
Her philosophy: “To help people laugh through the good times and the bad. We are all given gifts and one of mine is service, my friends call me their “Go to Person” when they have a problem. God, Family and Friends are special gifts in my garden of life and I have Four Golden Words that I try to live by: Love – Respect – Patience – Forgiveness and when I keep these close to my heart and on my mind – I know I will have done my best. “
Watch her Video Biography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6BzSrWnujA
For more information on Charlotte Canion please visit: www.howtoparentyourparents.net
Book available for purchase on Amazon.com
You Have to LAUGH to Keep from CRYING / How to Parent Your Parents
Sparks – Ignite Your Way to Success
Texas Stories by Texas Authors
Art of Brave Living
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