Grief and Loss, Bereavement
Aging, Memory Loss
Aging Gracefully; Health; Family; Grief and Loss Recovery; Fulfilling the Dreams in Your Heart; Faith
Karen graduated with a B.A. cum laude in double majors of Psychology and Sociology from IUP.
She also has extensive post-graduate seminars and other training on memory loss, grief and bereavement, hospice, sales and communication and was a licensed realtor.
Karen writes on her blog, in guest blogs, articles and in her book to encourage others to examine the beliefs and values they live by and to explore ways to grow deeper in their spirituality. Faith, hope, and love are key topics as well as integrity, compassion, and using your giftings to make a difference in our world.
Karen has an extensive background in social work, caregiver education and support, and grief support. She applies this knowledge and experience in her writing and speaking to help others find balance, wholeness, affirmation and an increased ability to cope and recover from difficult circumstances.
Karen wrote her book to encourage women who had been through a difficult circumstance to have hope and pursue the dreams in their hearts. She inspires women to find their unique beauty, gifting, and purpose in her book, blogs, articles and speaking. She addresses restoration after a variety of possible losses and helps women to move forward.
Karen has published one non-fiction book over 50,000 words and is in the process of writing several more.
Karen has written newsletter articles in her work as an outreach coordinator for Alzheimer's Association and as a volunteer and bereavement coordinator for a hospice. She also published articles in an online magazine.
Karen has written many blogs for her own website, as well as supplying guest blogs to about 10 other blogs. The blogs have primarily focused on women's issues, parenting, seasons of life and aging, and Christian living.