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APB's caregiving speakers bring passion, experience, and a deep understanding of what it is like to be both the caregiver and the cared for. With a roster of motivational and inspirational speakers, nursing professionals, business leaders, and ordinary people who have endured extraordinary circumstances, APB's speakers on caregiving cover a wide range of topics. Audiences will leave motivated, inspired, and fulfilled.

Caregiving

Author & CBS Contributor

After ABC News anchor Bob Woodruff was wounded in Iraq, he and his wife, speaker Lee Woodruff, penned the best-selling In an Instant to help others cope with crisis.

Wife of Grammy Hall Of Fame & Award-Winning Music Artist Glen Campbell

The wife of country/pop artist Glen Campbell, is a Co-founder of the I’ll Be Me Alzheimer’s Fund. In 2011, when Glen was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, Kim stood by her husband through the tumultuous sea of adversity that accompanies this...

Author of the Best Selling Book Miracles from Heaven

Christy Wilson Beam is the author of the New York Times Best Selling Book MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN. Her book was adapted into a major motion picture by Sony Pictures Entertainment, starring Jennifer Garner and Queen Latifah, and has been praised as...

Star of The Big Bang Theory & Neuroscientist

Talented and multifaceted, Mayim Bialik - best known for her roles on Blossom and The Big Bang Theory - has a Ph.D. in neuroscience, studies Judaism and practices natural living.

Best-Selling Author & Heart Health Activist

At 39, while doing a story of heart disease, Joan Lunden failed the heart health test. With determination to transform her life, she lost 50 pounds and became an activist for The American Heart Association.

Social Worker, Activist & Author

Maryum Ali, affectionately known as May May, was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and is the eldest child of boxing legend Muhammad Ali’s nine children.

Best-selling Author, Breast Cancer Survivor, Host of Exactly

A gifted storyteller and talented interviewer, Kelly Corrigan has touched hearts and captured audiences
with the themes of her three New York Times best-selling memoirs about family.

Champion Snowboarder & Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor

Kevin Pearce, former professional snowboarder, is an inspirational public speaker and co-founder of the LoveYourBrain Foundation. He is an advocate for the prevention of brain injuries and the promotion of a brain healthy lifestyle.

ALS Advocate & Creator of the Ice Bucket Challenge

On March 13, 2011 Nancy’s 27-year-old son Peter was diagnosed with ALS, Lou Gehrig’s disease. Their world changed in a moment. In August 2014, Nancy’s son Peter – along with their family and supporters – inspired the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to...

Subject of Extraordinary Measures

When his children were diagnosed with a rare and fatal disorder, John Crowley embarked on a journey to find a cure. His story was told in the film Extraordinary Measures.

CBS Correspondent & Author

Petersen is an award-winning TV journalist who has covered wars, tsunamis, the unspeakable deaths in Rwanda, and so much more, but faced his greatest challenge when his wife was diagnosed with Alzheimer's.

Spinal Cord Injury-Recovering Athlete & Wellness Expert

World-record holding Antarctic Explorer, renowned adventure athlete, author and motivational speaker Grant Korgan takes the stage with his wife Shawna — wellness expert, life coach and budding author — for a dynamic and life-impacting keynote...

Actress

For nearly two decades, Peete has been a television star with high-profile roles that cross over between comedy and drama. Married to Carolina Panthers quarterback Rodney Peete, the Peetes have formed a foundation HollyRod, with the mission to...

Emmy-Winning Journalist & Host

From television news journalist and host, to radio personality, producer and businesswoman, Gibbons has been a part of America's living rooms for over 20 years. She hosts Lifetime's successful primetime magazine, What Should You Do?, and...

16th US Surgeon General

A former US Surgeon General who created the first government-released report on obesity, speaker David Satcher works to eliminate racial disparities in healthcare.

Founder/CEO of Stupid Cancer & Cancer Survivor

Diagnosed with brain cancer at 21, concert pianist and recovering advertising agency veteran Matthew Zachary is the Founder and CEO at Stupid Cancer, the largest charity comprehensively addressing young adult cancer.

CEO & Founder, The Caregiving Club

Sherri Snelling is a nationally recognized expert on America's 65 million family caregivers with a special emphasis on how to help caregivers balance "self-care" while caring for a loved one.

Founder of CarePlanners

Alan Blaustein's journey to improve the healthcare system began with his 2005 thymic cancer diagnosis; he went on to found CarePlanners to help patients make better healthcare decisions.

Celebrity, Businesswoman, Philanthropist, Mother & Best-Selling Author

Jill Zarin is one of the most popular and requested reality television stars in the entertainment business. An original star of the television show The Real Housewives of New York City, Zarin is also an engaging public speaker who...

Co-Founder & Executive Director of The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund

On September 11th, 658 men and women at Cantor Fitzgerald lost their lives in One World Trade Center. Among them was Edie Lutnick's youngest brother Gary, whom she had raised when their parents died at an early age. In the aftermath of the...

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