Lilly A. Gwilliam
author of "A New Generation: creating a Blended Family Through the Power of Love"
Lilly A. Gwilliam, author of "A New Generation: creating a Blended Family Through the Power of Love"
Lilly A Gwilliam has held a variety of positions over the course of her life. She has been a medical legal consultant and served as the dean of Allied Health and the accreditation officer at Antelope Valley College.
A career in nursing – Lilly was the nursing coordinator and a nursing faculty member of the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute in California. She also worked as a practitioner teacher at Rush University in Chicago. She also held a position as a psychiatric nurse on a surgical unit where she helped patients, families, nurses, and students deal with death and dying.
Nursing Honor Society Lilly was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau, an Honor Society in Nursing.
Nominated as one of the Outstanding Young Woman of 1979
Lilly is a member of America’s Who’s Who in American Nursing. In 2014, Lilly was inducted into the Massapaqua High School Hall of Fame in recognition of her commitment to excellence as she honors her responsibility to her family and her community.
Published professional articles
Author Lilly A. Gwilliam has published several articles on the topics of nursing and law. She has presented many seminars, including” The Elimination of Gender Bias in the Legal Profession”. She presented a paper on rape to the Fiji law Society and helped change laws on rape for women in Fiji.
Today Lilly currently lives in Alamo, California, with her husband, Gary Gwilliam. Together they have five children and eight grandchildren.
In her first memoir, Lilly A. Gwilliam shared how she shook off the expectations of her family and found her own way in the world, establishing herself as a successful woman in her own right. Then she met Gary Gwilliam, and her life took off in a new direction.
In this book, Lilly shares her heartfelt and inspiring journey as she learns to embrace an unexpected love that changes the way she sees the world. The story then follows the couple as they work to bring five children from three different marriages together into one loving, successful family. It’s a journey that proves it’s never too late to meet the person who will change your life, that families come in all shapes and sizes, and that happiness can be found at any age.