Carly Kurth is a student in the Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program at the UW–Madison School of Nursing, specializing in adult / gerontology primary care. She is a registered nurse with six years of experience in the fields of geropsychiatry and hospice, and has obtained her Certified Hospice Palliative Nursing certification. Carly is passionate about working with older adults and their family caregivers. She plans to establish a rural home-based practice. Carly’s relationship with her grandparents has informed her career choices.