‘MY TWO ELAINES’ Book Excerpt by Martin J. Shreiber

‘MY TWO ELAINES’ Book Excerpt by Martin J. Shreiber

Former governor of Wisconsin Marty Shreiber spent 20 years caring for his wife, Elaine, after she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). In My Two Elaines: Learning, Coping, and Surviving as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver, Marty writes candidly about his journey...
‘Already Toast’ Book Excerpt by Kate Washington

‘Already Toast’ Book Excerpt by Kate Washington

We all know caregiving is a thankless but necessary job. Author Kate Washington’s book, Already Toast: Caregiving and Burnout in America takes us on a journey about a wife caring for her husband after he was diagnosed with a rare T-cell lymphoma. Not only did...
A Q&A With Kate Washington, Author of ‘Already Toast’

A Q&A With Kate Washington, Author of ‘Already Toast’

Kate Washington, author of Already Toast, gives us a look into what it’s like to be a caregiver in this Ask the Expert. Her new book explains the trials and learning moments that come when you take on this role. Read her answers below.    WAM: You were only...