The Shape of Care

Caregiving in the Time of Corona: Interview with Laura Barr

Episode Summary

How are caregivers coping during this global health crisis? The Shape of Care podcast is releasing a series of interviews with people who are caring for a loved one right now. In this episode, Mindy brings back a guest from Season 1 - Laura Barr - whose wife, Jean, has Alzheimer's Disease. In an honest and heartfelt conversation, Laura talks about some of the realities she and her kids are facing with Jean living in a nursing home now. She also talks about a support group she created for LGBTQ caregivers, and where she finds joy these days!