When Betsy learned her mother, Barbara Broyles, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, she and her family moved from Texas to Fayetteville, AR to be a primary caregiver alongside her twin sister,
Linda. This experience changed her and her family forever. After her mother passed, Betsy and her father, Coach Frank Broyles, were inspired to share the knowledge they gained with others.
Combining the latest research with their own experiences as a caregiving daughters and spouse, respectively, they produced the “Coach Broyles’ Playbook for Alzheimer’s Caregivers”.
There are 1.2 million books in print, and it has been translated into 11 languages.
Betsy’s passion is to provide caregivers with the necessary tools and game plan to give them confidence and hope during this season of their lives. Betsy leads local support groups, trains at
home and professional caregivers, and counsels with caregiver’s one-on-one across the country.
Over the last 12+ years of this mission, Betsy has devoted her life to helping caregivers. Betsy has traveled all over the United States giving more than 200 speeches to different organizations
and appearing on more than 400 TV and radio shows and podcasts, with a total reach exceeding 33 million households.
As the need to help caregivers continues to grow, Betsy knows her work helps provide a valuableresource to the countless families affected by dementia including Alzheimer’s. Now, Betsy looks
to increase the reach and awareness of the foundation with her daughter Molly by her side.