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Video about being sandwiched between the needs of one's parents and the needs of one's children

The Sandwich Generation

About the Project The Sandwich Generation, those caught between their aging parents and young children, includes some 20 million Americans. In this emotionally charged account of family caregiving, filmmaker Julie Winokur and her husband, photojournalist Ed Kashi, expose their personal lives with unflinching candor. Winokur and Kashi uprooted their two children and their business in […]

Picture of my father

Days With My Father

About the project “Days With My Father” is a son’s photo journal of his aging father’s last years. Following the death of his mother, photographer Phillip Toledano was shocked to learn of the extent of his father’s severe memory loss. He started a blog on which he posted photographs and accompanying reflections on his father’s […]

Patient Voices / New York Times Series

About the Website A diagnosis of a chronic disease, mental illness or condition can change one’s life in many ways. In Patient Voices, the New York Times feature first person accounts of the changes, challenges and rewards patients face as they cope with various health issues. As of March 12, 2011, the New York Times has […]

I Can Remember Things in My Heart Better Than Things in my Head

About the Audio Piece Robert Patterson, who has Alzheimer’s disease, speaks with his wife, Karen on StoryCorps. To hear the 3-minute interview, visit: http://storycorps.org/listen/stories/robert-patterson-and-his-wife-karen/ Since 2006, StoryCorps’ Memory Loss Initiative has supported and encouraged people with various forms of memory loss to share their stories with loved ones and future generations. To date, the Memory Loss […]

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