Kathleen Negri, JD, has been an elder law attorney since 1992, helping families plan for the legal and financial issues raised by long-term illness and death. From, 1977 to 2004, she also was a caregiver for her mother, Patricia, on her journey through Alzheimer’s. Ms. Negri is a licensed Colorado attorney, speaker and author. She has served on several bar association, educational, and non-profit boards and committees. In 2000, Ms. Negri was elected by her peers to be a Fellow of the Colorado Bar Association Foundation, in recognition of her outstanding dedication to the welfare of the legal community and the advancement of the legal profession. She received her law degree from the University of Denver College of Law in 1986 and her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Colorado in 1981, both with honors. Ms. Negri is a frequent speaker on the issues of caregiving and is the author of Mom, Are You There? Finding a Path to Peace through Alzheimer’s.