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Women Caregivers

Making Time to Nurture the Nurturer: Making Time for You

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 09.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

Without question, women are the nurturers in our society. So my question is this: Who is nurturing the nurturer? Who is making sure that you are getting the time, attention and emotional support that you need and deserve?

All Work and No Pay: Recognizing Women's Unpaid Labor in the Global South

Michelle Chen | Posted 05.13.2013 | World
Michelle Chen

Imagine being asked to work seven days a week, for free, without breaks or even a thank you. Those conditions might seem outrageous in any workplace, yet they are typical in our homes, where women are regularly expected to serve as faithful unpaid caregivers.

The Invisible Constituency: Who Campaigns for Caregivers?

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 01.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Sheila Moeschen

The persistent invisibility of caregivers and the lack of attention paid to their fiscal, emotional, and medical needs are not just political issues, they are women's issues.

Let It Be: Accepting Imperfection in Caregiving

Liddy Manson | Posted 10.03.2011 | Women
Liddy Manson

The hardest part is backing out of the driveway. It used to be the two of them waving, each year Dad a little thinner and more wobbly. And now she just stands there alone. All 95 pounds of her with the big house looming above.