The Authors and Experts

Carole Brecht

Carole Brecht

Joined September 1, 2017

She's inspired to help guide those on their journey of caring for a loved one who are feeling alone, isolated and withdrawn.

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Andrea Wurster

Andrea Wurster

Joined September 15, 2017

She is a researcher involved in technology for aging and long-term care. She also has a keen interest in the area of usability of applications.

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Caron Leid

Caron Leid

Joined September 17, 2017

Caron pursues her passion for education by completing her MBA and currently pursuing her Doctorate in Education. Caron hopes to inspire people that struggle with Alzheimer's disease.

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Ellen Smith

Ellen Smith

Joined September 20, 2017

The author wrote a book with Alzheimers an character. Through this journey the challenges unfold as she draws takes you into the mind of a loved one.

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Leslie Cottrell Simonds

Leslie Cottrell Simonds

Joined September 22, 2017

Leslie guides families through the end of life journey and how to cope with loss of a loved one. These stages are especially challenging after year of caring fo them for years.

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Kim Shea

Kim Shea

Joined September 24, 2017

Kim founded Shea Companions to help families cope with the caregiver journey, caring for dementia, alzheimers and other diseases.

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Priya Soni

Priya Soni

Joined September 24, 2017

Priya has an M.A in Disability Studies and a B.S. in Psychology and helps families through her company "The Caregiving Effect LLC" with Alzheimers and dementia caregiving.

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Terri Anderson

Terri Anderson

Joined September 24, 2017

Terri highlights the difficulties being a care giver and the challenges you need to prepare for as well as tips to manage the mental strain.

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Lisa Chirico

Lisa Chirico

Joined September 25, 2017

She has authored books as well as advises famiiles on working with nursing homes or how to better care for aging family members.

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Kathryn Harrison

Kathryn Harrison

Joined October 1, 2017

Author and Illustrator Kathryn Harrison started in science but soon became a business professional, communicator and, finally, an artist. After she earned a B.Sc. in Neurology...

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Mike Good

Mike Good

Joined October 13, 2017

Mike Good is founder of 'Together In This',an online community helping family members caring for someone with Alzheimer's or other dementia.

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Andrea Weber

Andrea Weber

Joined October 13, 2017

Andrea certainly wasn't prepared to be in the Sandwich Generation when she was in her 30's with 2 babies at home. But, with an ailing widowed...

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Joy Johnston

Joy Johnston

Joined October 15, 2017

Joy Johnston is a digital journalist, author, and caregiver advocate whose experiences as a family caregiver inspire her caregiver advocacy work.

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Tryn Rose

Tryn Rose

Joined October 15, 2017

Tryn Rose comes to life when working with young children and elders with special needs of different kinds. She is inspired by the healthy living approach...

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