Giselle Sterling and her father, Nelson, both served in the Marines — she in Afghanistan, he in Vietnam. They’re only now beginning to talk to each other about the experience of war, and what it’s done to their long-term pictures of themselves.
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Sources in the Public Insight Network share their experience of having one of life’s most difficult discussions with their loved ones.
“I greatly want girlfriends. Like my kind mom says, I need patience and the real advice from a knowledgeable person. Like, how do you find the woman of your dreams?”
Dementia costs more to treat each year in the U.S. than cancer or heart disease and much of that cost is borne by family members in a caregiver role. Here is the story of one Minnesota family — the parents who couldn’t plan for early-onset Alzheimer’s, and their daughter, who is ready for the worst.
Newsrooms around the country have been using the Public Insight Network to bring firsthand veteran experience to their reporting and to bring people together for engagement events in their communities.
We heard from parents who have taken FMLA time to care for sick children, others who have lamented the law's time limitations -- and from a doctor who's found himself caught in the middle of delicate negotiations between his patients and their employers.
Twenty years ago today President Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) into law, granting 12 weeks of job protection to workers recovering from an accident, tending to a sick loved one or caring for a new baby.
Mechel Glass knows that helping veterans manage their money goes far beyond understanding military benefits and special tax rules. Here is the advice she offers to other personal finance counselors who work with this growing population.
First in a series about how life changes impact our health: When Carolyn Waters left the Cascade Mountains for Kentucky, she replaced birdsong with traffic noise and pristine vistas with parking lots. But a continent no longer separates her from the people she loves.
The joy of the season is tempered by bittersweet memories of loved ones who are no longer around to celebrate with us.