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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.

Oct 19, 2021

Justin and Allison discuss the ways in which caregiving impacts their physical, emotional, and mental health, what burnout feels like to them, and how supporters can help.

Sep 29, 2021

Allison describes the recent battles she has been fighting since learning that Sean's home health supplies are not covered under Medicare. Justin shares the dehumanizing process Sarah went through when applying for disability. Both dig in to what it feels like to fight back against a broken system.

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.