Please check out Jack Harris’s heartfelt tribute song to Glen Campbell, The Farewell Blue Guitar, with Brent Mason on lead guitar!

The Campbells Take Action (5 pages under this topic)

Building on Glen and his family’s vision for awareness of Alzheimer's disease and caregivers' support
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Glen Campbell's wife to share struggles of caring for someone with Alzheimer's
By Joyce Gannon for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
September 13, 2018
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"Since (Glen Campbell's) death last year at age 81, Ms. Campbell has been reaching out to other caregivers and families of Alzheimer patients through appearances and a website, CareLiving.org. Her mission is to urge caregivers to get help and support.

The Alzheimer’s Association estimates 5.7 million Americans have the disease and 16 million people provide them with unpaid care. “So often caregivers are the second victims of the disease,” Ms. Campbell said. “No one should have to go through this alone.”

She will share her personal struggles as a caregiver Friday (9/14/18) as keynote speaker for the annual breakfast of the Women’s Leadership Council of the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania."

You can read Ms. Gannon's complete article and also obtain information about this event to be held in Downtown Pittsburgh here:

:arrow: Article: http://www.post-gazette.com/business/mo ... 1809120182

:arrow: PWA Event Details & Registration: https://tinyurl.com/yb7dzxl5

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Post by dee2 » Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:30 pm

"Glen Campbell's Wife on Living with Alzheimer's": Kim Campbell’s marriage of more than three decades to pop-country music legend Glen Campbell is a testament to devotion and overcoming adversity. Kim helped Glen beat cocaine addiction and alcoholism only to face their greatest challenge when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2011. Kim supported her husband through the tumultuous hardships that accompany the disease and has become a tireless, influential voice for all people living with Alzheimer’s."
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Re: The Campbells Take Action

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Widow of singer Glen Campbell speaks about Alzheimer's disease
July 30, 2018

LEHIGH County, Pennsylvania - Hundreds from across the Lehigh Valley gathered at DeSales University on Monday (July 30th) for the first-ever Caregiver Retreat, an event connecting people who care for their loved ones with Alzheimer's and other dementia.

The retreat was sponsored by Abington Manor and the Lehigh Valley Health Network's Fleming Memory Center and included two keynote speakers, Kim Campbell, widow of singer/songwriter Glen Campbell, and Lori LaBey, founder of Alzheimer's Speaks.

SOURCE: WFMZ-TV at http://www.wfmz.com/news/lehigh-valley/ ... /775184045

Kim Campbell shared with THE MORNING CALL some of the issues families and caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer's disease are and have been facing:

(When you visit this site, first click on the small "un-mute" video icon.)

VIDEO: http://www.mcall.com/news/breaking/99896402-132.html

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Glen Campbell's widow details Alzheimer's struggle to Hawthorne crowd
By Joshua Jongsma
NorthJersey.com
Dec. 1, 2017

Kim Campbell spoke recently at the Van Dyk Health Care Center in Hawthorne, New Jersey:

http://www.northjersey.com/story/news/p ... 912060001/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Video: Kim Campbell on how she met Glen (very funny!)

[9/13/2018: link removed; video no longer archived by news source. -DZ]

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Glen Campbell's Wife Reflects On The Country Legend's Battle With Alzheimer’s
KMUW Wichita's NPR Station
November 1, 2017
It’s been three months since country music legend Glen Campbell died. He was 81 years old. His wife, Kim Campbell, will be in Mulvane on Wednesday and Thursday to talk about the effects of Alzheimer’s and supporting caregivers.
An interview with Kim Campbell (audio and transcript with highlights):

http://kmuw.org/post/glen-campbells-wif ... lzheimer-s" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: The Campbells Take Action

Post by Dee » Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:35 pm

Glen Campbell’s widow to share caregiving experience, lessons
The Times Tribune
By Patrice Wilding
October 1, 2017

Article:
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Kim Campbell - a featured speaker at the NIC Fall Conference held September 27-28, 2017
Below is a video recording of Kim's speech given at the conference as well as a video covering topics of focus during day two of the event when "Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me" was screened.
Viewers of the documentary share their reactions after seeing the film.

[Updated 9/13/2018 - The first video link has been removed; video no longer available on YouTube -DZ]




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Glen Campbell’s wife and caregiver says community is essential
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April 1, 2017
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Kim Campbell spoke on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at a special presentation for caregivers held at Brentwood Baptist Church located just outside of Nashville, Tennessee.
One of Kim's suggestions to her audience about caregiving: "....never feel guilty about asking for help."
“When you are open and honest with people with what you’re going through, they just want to support you,” Kim Campbell said.
This event was sponsored by the Morning Pointe Foundation.

Go to this link to read an in-depth summary of Kim's presentation and also to view a video of Ashley Campbell and Shannon Campbell's performance at the same event:

:arrow: https://franklinhomepage.com/glen-campb ... essential/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Wife of singer Glen Campbell to discuss Alzheimer's in Brentwood

March 30th, 2017 in Brentwood, located just outside of Nashville.

Article and video: http://www.wsmv.com/story/34563658/wife ... -brentwood" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Post by Dee » Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:08 pm

Hi, arlw. Good to hear from you. Thanks so much for the heads up about Kim Campbell's recent appearance in Dallas.
Based on the info your posted, I found these news videos and an article:

Gentle Mind: Glen Campbell’s Wife Offers Hope to Other Caregivers
CW33 NewsFix
November 15, 2016
by Shardae Neal

http://cw33.com/2016/11/15/gentle-mind- ... aregivers/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Kim Campbell encouraging family caregivers
Fox4News, "Good Day" Show
November 14, 2016

http://www.fox4news.com/good-day/217374997-story" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Links to Kim Campbell's Blog

Post by arlw » Mon Nov 14, 2016 3:47 pm

Not sure this is the right place but Kim Campbell will talk about being an Alzheimer's Caregiver in the Dallas area tonight. A small article was in the Dallas Morning News. It is in Lake Highlands and no I am not attending, but nice to know the word is getting around so more people are aware of this terrible disease. Thanks Kim for spreading the word to others. It is listed as "Kim Campbell, wife and caregiver of country music legend Glen Campbell." At 6 PM Monday, she will speak about her journey as an Alzheimer's caregiver.



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