Doctor of Philosophy, Umeå University, Sweden, 2007.
County eldercare nurse Borgholm, Öland, Sweden, 1994—2000. Lecturer University Kalmar, Sweden, 2001—2007, assistant professor nursing, since 2008.
Swedens representative International Network Prevention Elder Abuse & Neglect. Member of Swedish Society Nursing.
Married Bengt Erlingsson, November 6, 1982. Children: Stephen Styrbjörn, Karin Linnea, Signe Adeline, Thorulf Oregon, Hjorleif Zephania, Shannon Ärndis, Jorunn Julianne.