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The 5 Things Caregivers Can Thank Karl Kosloski For

You likely have never heard of Karl Kosloski, but he just died at age 66 and if you are a family caregiver, you owe him some thanks. Kosloski, a retired University of Nebraska at Omaha professor, and his research partner, Dr. Rhonda Montgomery, developed a concept now known as the “caregiver identity theory.” The theory basically legitimizes the crappiness of the caregiving experience and tells it like it really is: It recognizes the stress and depression caregivers feel and emphasizes the need to support them.
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