I’m a long-distance caregiver to my parents, who suffer from memory loss and multiple other health problems. I know every bump and bend in the 300 miles between their house and mine. I manage every part of their lives and the medically-trained staff they need, around the clock. I’m losing them in a very different way than I lost my husband.
About the Author
Mary Cail, PhD, is the founder of The All-Weather Friend and author of Alzheimer’s: A Crash Course for Friends and Relatives. Visit her website: