Specially trained retirees help stressed caregivers cope with loved one's scary hospital stay

  • by: LAURAN NEERGAARD , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 30, 2014 - 1:25 PM

WASHINGTON — Edwin Pacheco was in and out of the hospital for months. He'd survived one organ transplant and desperately needed another. But he wasn't the only one suffering. Few people asked how his wife was holding up as she kept vigil, cornered hard-to-understand doctors and held job and family together.

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