Sara Shearkhani, a family caregiver, was a gests speaker on episode 338 of Family Caregivers Unite, a radio talk show, hosed by Dr. Gordon Atherley.
Sara Shearkhani was a graduate student in economics but had to take a break after her husband was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Since then she has been a family caregiver. She describes her life and career, and her experience as family caregiver. She highlights her efforts to support family caregivers. She identifies the challenges she experiences as family caregiver for her husband and in dealing with the healthcare and social systems. She describes the challenges experienced by family caregivers in immigrant communities. She explains the responses she would like to see to the challenges she experiences as family caregiver for her husband and in dealing with the healthcare and social systems, and experienced by family caregivers in the immigrant communities. She says what more she would like to do and see done to help improve the lives of family caregivers. She shares her message for family caregivers caring for family members living at home with serious illnesses.