The Caregivers of Covid-19 Long-Haulers
Fiona Lowenstein, who dealt with symptoms from her Covid-19 infection that lingered for months, has written a feature for Elemental on the people who care for loved ones with long Covid. Her own partner, Sunik, provided a lot of care for her during her illness. Lowenstein is the founder of Body Politic, a wellness collective that has become a large support group for people with long Covid. Many people in the support group also rely on the care of others. “We are culturally so ableist, and we need a more normalized relationship with the idea that we all will need care and need to care for each other,” one person with long Covid told Lowenstein. Read the full story below.