Her writing includes The 60-MINUTE GUIDE TO HEALTH LITERACY, The practical guide to Health Care Advance Directives, SO GROWS THE TREE - Creating an Ethical Will and her 2014 novel EXIT, set in a small-town hospice. Jo is also the author of a multistate Health Care Advance Directive that reflects contemporary medical conditions and treatment choices, and acts as a guide for medical decision making in any health care situation.
Former co-host of WHO Radio's "Credit Show," Jo has been featured in print and broadcast media, including The New York Times, Reader's Digest and The Philadelphia Inquirer. A regular contributor to the Des Moines Register, her work has been featured online at the Huffington Post and LifeZette. Her 12-part series, Health Literacy 101, appeared in the Des Moines Register. Jo lives in West Des Moines, Iowa.