Caregiving and Beyond: Love and Sociology

November 15, midnight

Center of Clayton 50 Gay Avenue St. Louis, MO 314-862-4859 ext

Examine the role of caregiver from the perspective of both a sociologist and a spouse. Dr. Deborah Phelps will discuss her experiences as a caregiver to her husband through his terminal illness, and into widowhood. She poured her experiences into a book, “Frank’s Arms.” Her story describes seven years of caregiving that is interlaced with compassion, honor, dignity and dedication. This thought-provoking memoir is filled with personal insights on advocacy and self-discovery.

Fee: $10