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November 05th 2013:Well Spouses as Family Caregivers

Terri Corcoran lives in Falls Church, Virginia, and has been a full-time caregiver for her husband Vince since 2004. He is severely disabled physically and mentally by the genetic condition Fragile X-Associated Tremor Ataxia Syndrome. She is on the Board of Directors of the Well Spouse Association. She describes her life and experience of spousal caregiving, and the work and history of the Association. She highlights the most challenging of the challenges encountered by spousal caregivers, the circumstances in which these arise, the emotional consequences, and the information needs. She explai

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Terri Corcoran

Terri Corcoran lives in Falls Church, Virginia, and has been a full-time caregiver for her husband Vince since 2004. Vince is severely disabled physically and mentally by the genetic condition Fragile X-Associated Tremor Ataxia Syndrome. Terri is on the Board of Directors of the Well SpouseĀ® Association, which offers support and resources for spousal caregivers. She also serves as the associationā€™s PR chairperson and as the editor of their newsletter Mainstay. She has published articles, and has been interviewed for magazine articles and on radio shows about Fragile X-Associated Tremor Ataxia Syndrome and the unique challenges of spousal caregiving. Although not formally trained in caregiv
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