San Mateo County, CA
Spouse and caregiver for Sherry, a Lyme survivor who has struggled with the disease for more than 10 years.
One of the biggest challenges contracting Lyme disease — for both patient and family members — is that as a patient you don’t really look like you have anything wrong with you, you look “good” and not obviously unhealthy even when suffering some debilitating symptoms. –Laird C.
Laird Cagan, Bay Area Lyme Foundation co-founder, shares his reflections watching and supporting his wife as she suffers through an ongoing battle with Lyme disease. Lyme disease is a pervasive disease that impacts the entire family structure and support system.