The Campbells Take Action

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Re: The Campbells Take Action

Postby Dee » Fri May 06, 2016 5:38 am

Daughter Of Glen Campbell Speaks At Alzheimer's Conference
News Channel 5 Network
May 5, 2016

Ashley Campbell was a participant at the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Conference held in Nashville on May 5, 2016.
She contributed to the panel discussion "Caregiving, Creative Therapies and Music in Motion".

Read Channel 5's report and watch an interview with Ashley here: http://www.newschannel5.com/news/daught ... conference.
The agenda and photos from this event are shared below. Thank you, Ashley, for all that you do for the cause!

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Agenda & Photo credits: Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

[Edited by Dee to add two photos, #3 & #4, 5/6/16]

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Re: The Campbells Take Action

Postby Dee » Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:46 pm

Wife of country music legend Glen Campbell speaks in Lexington
Ashland Avenue Baptist Church
WKYT (Kentucky)
By Kristen Kennedy
March 15, 2016

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"If you're open and honest with people about what you're going through you give them permission to reach out and help you and love you," said Campbell.

Read the online article and watch WKYT's televised coverage here: http://www.wkyt.com/content/news/Wife-o ... 84452.html

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Re: The Campbells Take Action

Postby Dee » Tue Mar 15, 2016 9:37 pm

March 7, 2016

God Bless Kim Campbell as she continues to advocate for awareness of Alzheimer's disease, quality care for persons with Alz's, and support for caretakers.
She recently visited Villa at Terracina Grand, a retirement and assisted living facility located in Naples, Florida and participated in an open forum after a special screening of "Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me":

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With acknowledgement to Villa at Terracina Grand on Facebook

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Re: The Campbells Take Action

Postby Dee » Thu Mar 10, 2016 8:35 pm

Well said, Mike.
With the passing of former first lady Nancy Reagan this week, I couldn't help but think about how well she also protected her husband's--our former president's--dignity and privacy as he succumbed to Alzheimer's disease.
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Re: The Campbells Take Action

Postby Mike Joyce » Tue Mar 08, 2016 3:05 pm

Thanks for posting these videos Dee,
I must say Kim, really is a woman of strength. Despite all the small minded people who attack her she still carries herself with such grace. I think she summed it up so well when she said "life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you deal with it". I believe Glen would be so proud of her, if he knew what she has had to deal with over the last couple of years, but still she continues to support him and work hard to keep Alzheimer's in the public eye.
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Re: The Campbells Take Action

Postby Dee » Mon Mar 07, 2016 11:40 am

Glen Campbell's wife comes to Studio 10 Live to talk about her husband and Alzheimer's.
WTSP / 10 News Tampa Bay Sarasota
March 07, 2016

Two video interviews are linked to this page:

http://www.wtsp.com/entertainment/telev ... s/67926905
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Re: The Campbells Take Action

Postby Dee » Wed Feb 24, 2016 4:13 pm

Wife of Glen Campbell takes on role of Alzheimer’s advocate, speaker
Lexington Herald-Leader
by Cheryl Truman
February 24, 2016

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Kim Campbell to speak in Lexington, Kentucky on March 15, 2016. (See article for details.)
Kim Campbell said she speaks out about the disease to help families, because Alzheimer’s “is definitely the most feared disease. You lose control of your life. There are identity issues and autonomy issues.”

She also advises caregivers to give themselves breaks and self-care.

“They talk about the ‘silver tsunami’ that’s coming,” Kim Campbell said of the tide of expected Alzheimer’s cases among Baby Boomers. “The stress for caregivers is enormous.”

Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/living/article62200052.html

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Re: The Campbells Take Action

Postby Dee » Thu Dec 03, 2015 7:38 am

Glen Campbell's wife discusses her new reality as an Alzheimer's caregiver
Timesfreepress.com
by Susan Pierce
September 8, 2015

This article was published before Kim Campbell spoke on September 10th at Morning Pointe Assisted Living (see post below).
It includes "Five Questions with Kim Campbell".

See: http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/life ... ew/323914/

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Re: The Campbells Take Action

Postby Dee » Sun Sep 06, 2015 7:59 pm

This is an early interview with Glen and Kim Campbell, possibly from 2011?

Legendary singer Glen Campbell on living with Alzheimer’s

http://wgntv.com/2015/08/29/legendary-s ... lzheimers/

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Re: The Campbells Take Action

Postby Dee » Wed Sep 02, 2015 2:30 pm

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You're Not Alone Morning Pointe to Bring Kim Campbell, Wife of Glen Campbell to Chattanooga
Morning Pointe
September 2015

Sharing her family's personal Alzheimer's journey, Kim Campbell will be a guest speaker for an event sponsored by Morning Pointe Assisted Living on September 10. 2015.

For more information, visit: http://www.morningpointe.com/news/youre ... attanooga/

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