Ms. Leid is Vice-Chair of AGE-WELL’s Older Adult and Caregiver Advisory Committee. She spent almost two decades as the primary caregiver for her mother who had Alzheimer’s disease. Ms. Leid is the author of Alzheimer’s: What they forget to tell you. Her book has been featured on Chapters, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and international book stores.
Ms. Leid is licensed with the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals. She has worked in the area of counselling since 2003 and has experience in research, teaching, supervision and psychotherapy. Additional training she has completed includes grief and loss, hospice, life-coaching, group work, compassion fatigue, burnout and virtual therapy. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Education.