WHO: Kim Campbell, Alzheimer’s disease advocate and widow of Grammy Hall of Fame and Award-winning music legend Glen Campbell; and ANA President David Holtzman, MD, ANA President, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurology at the Washington University School of Medicine.
WHAT: The keynote address for the American Neurological Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting. Ms. Campbell will offer the caregiver perspective during the Presidential Symposium on “Dominantly Inherited and Late-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease” chaired by Dr. Holtzman.
Married to Glen Campbell for 34 years until his death from complications of Alzheimer’s disease in August 2017 at age 81, Ms. Campbell will describe the insights gained during her family’s extraordinary journey. Glen Campbell was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in January 2011 and entered a long-term memory care community in 2014. In between, the couple toured the United States performing with his band, which included their children Cal, Shannon, and Ashley. The tour was captured in the acclaimed 2014 documentary Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me, directed by filmmaker James Keach. Ms. Campbell is founder of the Kim and Glen Campbell Foundation for the research of music as medicine; author of CareLiving.org, a blog providing resources and inspiration to other caregivers; and an honorary faculty member of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s Erickson School, connecting aging services research with industry leaders.
WHEN: Sunday, October 13, 2019. Plenary runs from 9:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Ms. Campbell is scheduled to speak at 11 am.
WHERE: Marriott St. Louis Grand, Majestic Ballroom
800 Washington Avenue, St Louis, 63101
CONTACT: Denise Portner
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