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LINDSEY WASSON / The Seattle Times

Saturday, December 14, 2013

How an aging husband’s burden was eased, thanks to your generosity

Doris Caplan, left, her husband, Mike, far right, and son Bob, on the couch, confer with John Deagan of Senior Services at the couple’s Wedgwood home. Mike has taken on household duties that Doris, who has dementia, used to do. “It was overwhelming,” he says. “Women deserve a medal.”