Podcast: Meet a Caregiving Visionary Award Winner: Julie Fleming

Denise

Podcast: Meet a Caregiving Visionary Award Winner: Julie Fleming

Denise
On World Alzheimer’s Day 2016, Julie Fleming launched The Purple Sherpa, a nonprofit organization that’s designed to educate, encourage, and support dementia family caregivers. Today there are 65,600 followers on Facebook, almost 4100 members in the online closed support group, and almost 450 members in the closed The Purple Sherpa Grief Support Group.

Julie described her seven-year caregiving experience for her father as “the most exhausting, frightening, and loving experience I’ve ever had.”

During our 30-minute discussion, Julie shares more about her work and her mission.