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Listen in as Allison Breininger and Justin Bajema, millennial caregivers for their chronically ill spouses, speak honestly about what life is like when there are more days spent in sickness than in health.

Sep 7, 2021

Allison and Justin talk about the difficult reality of being a caregiver for someone with a lifelong chronic illness. They discuss how things  felt at the beginning, how they keep going, as well as how people can better support those in these long term caregiving situations.


Aug 24, 2021

Special guest, Kyle Woody, Executive Director of Jack’s Caregiver Coalition, and Justin talk about the unique challenges faced by men who are caregivers. Kyle also shares the free resources provided by Jack’s to male and female caregivers alike.

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Aug 10, 2021

After more than a year of being at home, Allison and Justin talk about the travel opportunities they have taken this summer, both with and without their spouses. They discuss what it’s like to leave their partners and their caregiving responsibilities behind.


Jul 20, 2021

Justin and Allison dig into what it feels like to be the physically healthy partner in their relationships, including the grief and struggle they experience when they are able to do things that their spouses cannot.


Jul 6, 2021

Allison and Justin talk about their upcoming summer travel plans: Allison with her spouse and Justin without. They cover the challenges and preparation needed for both situations and dig into why they struggle to delegate their caregiving responsibilities.