Many Americans place a heavy emphasis on finding and arranging care for their loved ones. This can mean shifting to a nursing home, hiring in-home professional care or even becoming the caretakers themselves. And if people take on this role of caregiver, it can be easy to quickly lose sight of one’s own personal health, wellness and relationships. We discuss the ups and downs of caregiving in a world that’s not always so straightforward and forgiving.
- Doctor Santo D. Marabella, author of Lessons of Caring: Inspiration and Support for Caregivers
- Erick Stoll, co-director of the film, “América”
Links for more information:
- Family Caregiver Alliance: National Center on Caregiving
- CityBEAT Review: Regional Filmmakers Erick Stoll and Chase Whiteside’s Documentary ‘América’ is Intimate, Empathetic