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Walt Schaefer poses for a photo with Teresa Nichols, a member of the Caring Like Karen Committee. (Courtesy Photo)
By Erin Schurenberg Inspired by caregiver Karen Mason, Patti Alderson founded the “Caring Like Karen” awards in 2012, with six categories of honor, each recognizing an outstanding caregiver who emulates the love and patience Mason showed in her lifetime. Mason came to care for Alderson’s elderly mother after losing her

By Lisa Biedenbach For The Catholic Telegraph When couples vow “I do” on their wedding day, they probably don’t think long about the phrase “in sickness and in health.” For most couples, the commitment to stick by a spouse “in sickness” often doesn’t kick in until late in a marriage.