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Kathi Koll


Kathi Koll

Kathi Koll is the founder of the Kathi Koll Foundation, which provides meaningful support to caregivers and their families. Her experience caring for her late husband, Don, for more than six years after his debilitating stroke was the inspiration for creating the foundation and writing her memoir and first book, KICK-ASS KINDA GIRL. She lives in Southern California.

Photo Credit: © Figge Photography

Books by Kathi Koll

by Kathi Koll - Health, Inspirational, Memoir, Nonfiction, Women’s Issues

Straight from a Hollywood movie script, Kathi and Don Koll built a life of adventure traveling to far off lands at the behest of royalty and heads of state, surviving a carjacking, and cracking jokes with the president. Their joie de vivre made everything feel possible until Don woke up "locked in" after his catastrophic stroke. With unflinching honesty and humor, Kathi shares the realities of a life in uncharted territory as a full-time caregiver. Her ability to share sorrows while laughing at herself helped her find a "New Normal" where she and Don could live each day to its fullest.