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In sickness and in health: Spousal caregivers face isolation


Transitioning from spouse to caregiver is complicated, and those who do it can suffer from high rates of depression caused by loneliness and isolation. But support groups can help.

Plus: Artists are installing "Earth Altars" as a way to help people process the last 16 months of the pandemic.

And Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a new state of emergency for New York -- this time over rising gun violence. But not everyone thinks that's a good idea.

Veronica Volk is a senior editor and producer for WXXI News.