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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

John Deagan of Senior Services confers with Doris Caplan, left, her husband, Mike, right, and their son Bob, center, at the Caplans’ Wedgwood home. Mike has taken on household duties that Doris, diagnosed with dementia, used to handle. “It was overwhelming,” he says. “Women deserve a medal.”