Caregiver: A Love Story is the tale of one man struggling to care for his dying wife. When 59-year-old Bambi decides to forgo further treatment for her cancer and die at home, her husband Rick leaves his job to become her primary caregiver—a role for which he has no experience and little support.
This film highlights an essential, yet largely unseen workforce — the family caregivers of America, and challenges viewers to acknowledge the growing strain placed on them.
We must find another way.
In this video interview, Rabbi Address discusses the movie and its implications for elder caregiving in the US in a conversation with Dr. Jessica Zitter, director and producer of the film.