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December 13, 2019 App Interview

Caregiving. End of life. Legacy.

Interview with Fiona About Social Work, Hospice, and Caregiving
December 14, 2019 App Interview

I interviewed my neighbor, Fiona, about her job as a hospice social worker. We also discussed death, caregiver burden, and each of our own experiences with these.

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Joshua Liston and Symphony Swan

Joshua Liston (33) interviews his wife, Symphony Swan (34), about her life and her use of art and activism as means to archive Black culture and memories through the Black Family Archive Project and Cr8tv House.

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Pamela Gore Meade and Louise Lashley

Pamela Gore Meade (59) shares a conversation with her mother, Louise Lashley (85), about Louise’s childhood, her parents, art, music, and raising her children.

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Joseph Rogers-Britton and Jeff Moore

Joseph Rogers-Britton (64) talks with his friend Jeff Moore (56) about the importance of kindness, reflecting on his journey living with HIV and caring for others living with HIV and AIDS.

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Sherrie Floyd and Jonnie Clasen

Sherrie Floyd (67) interviews her friend Jonnie Clasen (75) about her life, her father's military career, and her 2021 induction to the Army Ranger Hall of Fame.

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Susan Holick-Bade and Wendy Rowehl-Miano

Susan Holick-Bade (53) talks with her friend Wendy Rowehl-Miano (56) about caregiving for her mother after she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and then transitioning from caregiver to patient when she herself was diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Betty Cohen and TC Cowles

Betty Cohen (87) talks with TC Cowles (no birth date given) about her marriage, education, especially her graduate studies, family and her husband's struggle with Parkinson's disease.

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Marlene Ceragno and Gerald Schweibel

Marlene Ceragno (66) and her friend Gerald "Jerry" Schweibel (89) share how they are involved at the Kaplen Jewish Community Center, where they serve seniors and young children, respectively. They also discuss their family histories, being involved in their community,...

Linda Ingram & Scott Acord

Linda talks about taking care of her parents. As an only child the caretaking is mostly left to her, but she does have some help from a childhood friend. There are rewards to taking care of your parents, knowing they...

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Lupita Carrasco and K8e Orr

Friends Lupita Carrasco (46) and K8e Orr (40) share a conversation about their experiences caring for their mentally ill mothers and making art as a way to heal from these relationships.

Jacqueline Smith and Alison Leras

Jacqueline and Alison discuss Jacqueline's journey to becoming a Home Health Social worker, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted her patients and herself.

Abebech Mergia and Charlie Shin

Abebeck, a caregiver with PACE, talks with coworker Charlie about Fasika (Ethiopian Easter) and explains this special time in her culture. Also talks about the importance of neighbors, coworkers and participants.

Why Leonie Batkin volunteers for the Villages
December 10, 2022 App Interview

Leonie volunteers for the Villages of San Mateo County to give back after her experience caring for her mother.

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Mary Guillory and Franchesca Peña

Mary “Angelique” Guillory (53) speaks with conversation partner Franchesca Peña [no age given] about beginning a new phase of their life after their mother’s passing and finding purpose and presence in life beyond caregiving.

"Caring is my inheritance. I know I have purpose and this fortifies my resilience."

In celebration of National Caregivers Day, we sat down to learn understand the client/caregiver connection and how it nurtures resilience. We learn that while each of each of us struggles with setbacks, together we pull eachother through to elevate life...