Karla Belzer is the Family Life Educator for University of Illinois Extension.  Karla provides community-based training and education on life issues affecting families, adults and individuals as they age. Karla has worked in the health and human services field for the past 20 years, including as a Recreational Therapist in a variety of clinical and community based settings and as a social worker Her educational background includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Administration from Eastern Illinois University and a Master’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation from Indiana University.