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Editorial | Island Voices

Women bear burden of caregiving

  • Jean E. Rosenfeld, Ph.D., of Honolulu, is a former adjunct professor, historian of religions and current academic writer; she also is a caregiver.

In every intact family there is a caregiver who takes primary responsibility for an aging family member with disabling medical problems. Two-thirds of those caregivers, according to a recent article by Stanford researchers, are women. Read more

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