Since She was born, her grandparents (paternal) have always lived with her family and her. Around 6 years ago, her grandparents both needed 24/7 care upon the diagnosis of her grandpa's Parkinson's Disease and her grandma's stroke (Her grandfather passed away 2 years ago).Read More
Since I was born, my grandparents (paternal) have always lived with my family and me. Around 6 years ago, my grandparents both needed 24/7 care upon the diagnosis of my grandpa's Parkinson's Disease and my grandma's stroke.
Manisha's mother had a lupus inflammation in the 1980’s. She was in remission for 30 years, but at the end of 2015 we started to notice symptoms. In 2016, she ended up having a seizure, when her medications stopped working.
Mahmood moved from Dhaka, Bangladesh to New Jersey in 2001 with her family and lived in the same neighborhood ever since. Read about her caregiving experience with her mother-in-law.
Fariza is a Bangladeshi-American based in New Jersey. She is the primary caregiver of her 75 y/o mother for three years now. We decided to reach out to her and write a Q/A profile about her experience as a South Asian caregiver.
Sirisha is an Indian-American based in New Jersey. She is one of many South Asians living in America while her parents live in her home country. Read about her experience traveling unexpectedly to India to look after her mother.