Sep 14, 2018
Kerri Kasem is a radio and TV host whose mission has become to seek elder abuse legal reform after having experienced difficulties being allowed to see her father at the end of his life. Her father, Casey Kasem, was a famous disc jockey and radio broadcaster who became best known for his 'American Top 40' countdown that aired between 1970 and 2009. During the later stages/years of Casey's life, Kerri's longtime stepmother was able to prevent her and her siblings from seeing their father due to what Kerri describes as flawed loopholes within the legal system.
In this episode, hear about Kerri and her family's struggles over the years in finding ways to see their father, how she has handled the emotional wear and tear, and her resilient path toward seeking change within the system.
Learn more about Kerri's mission and foundation, Kasem Cares