And Thou Shalt Honor: Separated By Time And Distance
Nearly 7 million Americans are long-distance caregivers for their loved ones. This video explores several dilemmas and solutions to dealing with caregiving from afar. Also features the services of Rona Bartelstone, one of the founders of Geriatric Care Managers in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The groundbreaking PBS special And Thou Shalt Honor series brings to light the challenges facing today's caregivers. The struggles and rewards of caregiving are given equal treatment in this incisive and thoughtful series. Sensitively hosted by Joe Mantegna, the purpose of the program is to promote awareness of the issue, promote awareness of the needs of caregivers and promote discussion of the importance of the issue before it becomes a national crisis. The program is meant to be a lightening rod to rally support, raise awareness, and energise a movement to change the fate of caregivers in this country.