VSED Stories: Notes From a Caregiver

In “The Struggle: Notes From a Caregiver,” published in January on NextAvenue.org, David McNally discusses the emotional roller coaster that accompanies caregiving for his wife Cheryl, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. Cheryl watched her brother succumb to Alzheimer’s, and has decided to use VSED to hasten her death sometime this year, with David’s support. Right now, they are in the planning/waiting stage as Cheryl’s dementia steadily progresses.

Read more stories about VSED, aging, and caregiving on Next Avenue, a nonprofit publication of Twin Cities PBS (TPT) and public media’s first and only national publication for older adults.

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