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Eldercare: The Forgotten Feminist Issue..


This is superb. It really made me stop and think, not of the issues it raises, but also because my own parents are aging more and more rapidly, both in their mid 80’s, both back in the US, half the way around the world from me and I am powerless to end the process. Caregivers deserve all the support, both finacialy and emotionally that they can get, and yes, it IS a feminist issue. As I am learning as I spend more time in Sweden and more time with my wonderful, brilliant, passionate enlighted and enlightening wife, EVERYTHING is a feminist issue!  As she just pointed out, you can view things with an avid eye or a blind eye. What color eyes do you have?

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