Overcoming Social Isolation
Live chat with expert Karen Garner
August 25, 2015 at 5:00 pm EDT
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Get answers and caregiving advice from our expert, Karen Garner.
Alzheimer’s Disease expert by experience, Karen Garner, 45, is the
caregiver for her husband Jim, 52, and their two children, Frances, 14
and Bradley, 10. After recently founding The Garner Foundation to help
dementia caregivers, she is passionate about educating doctors,
lawmakers and anyone who will listen about Alzheimer’s and the toll it
takes on families. She started her blog, www.missingjim.com,
three years ago to become a face and voice for younger onset
Alzheimer’s Disease. She and her family have traveled to Washington D.C.
many times to advocate for more research funding and to bring awareness
to those that can help facilitate change. Karen lives in Newport News,
VA, volunteers at her children’s schools and is also a proud softball,
field hockey and baseball mom as well as a coach to Bradley’s basketball
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