Margaret cites three reasons for joining the team when the practice launched in 2013: Personal experience caring for family members with dementia, her affection for elderly patients, and the opportunity to work with Dr. Edwards, his wife, Mary and the entire staff to create a superior model of care. A Charlotte native, she previously worked in the ICU at Mercy Hospital and Durham County General Hospital and as an Infection Control Practitioner at Union Memorial Hospital in Monroe. She has three children – Wes, Michael and Maggie – and two grandchildren. Her husband, James, died from leukemia in 2017. She enjoys cooking, reading and exercising.