Clocking In: ‘Would You Change My Mother’s Diaper for $10 an Hour?’

Clocking In: ‘Would You Change My Mother’s Diaper for $10 an Hour?’

On a Tuesday in April, Michelle Walton woke up in Plantation, Florida, at eight. Her back hurt. It’s a pain that’s been omnipresent since the 48-year-old injured it caring for her mother, a woman she says she loves deeply but who is challenging even on the best day....
Isolation and ‘impossible choices’: When caregiving goes into lockdown

Isolation and ‘impossible choices’: When caregiving goes into lockdown

Even before the coronavirus, caregiving had become Sade Dozan’s every day. About a year and a half ago, her parents moved close by to help Dozan, 30, and her husband, Michael, with their infant daughter in New Jersey. But soon after, her 69-year-old mother suffered a...