Thursday, December 7, 2017

Wife of county-pop music legend Glen Campbell shares Alzheimer’s experience: A Caregiver’s Journey


Caregivers, medical professionals and community members are invited to attend “A Caregiver’s Journey” as Kim Campbell, wife of Grammy Hall of Fame and award-winning music artist Glen Campbell, shares her Alzheimer’s experience and discusses ways families can navigate the challenges of the disease.

Sponsored by Arden Courts Memory Care Community and Hope Healthcare, the event is free and open to the public Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 3 p.m. at New Hope Presbyterian Church, 10051 Plantation Road in Fort Myers.

Registration is required. RSVP online at Donate.HopeHCS.org/Kim or call 877-856-2449.

Kim Campbell’s marriage of more than three decades to Glen Campbell has become a testament to devotion and overcoming adversity. Since his diagnosis in 2011, she supported her husband through the tumultuous hardships that accompany the disease to become a tireless, influential voice for all people living with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. She recently launched CareLiving.org, a lifestyle guide providing resources, inspiration and a sense of community to this underserved group.

Arden Courts Executive Director Dotty St. Amand and Hope Healthcare President and CEO Samira K. Beckwith will provide a special introduction to the afternoon with Kim Campbell.