Ben's Father's Barriers

It was draining on us

Pressure to medicate

Caregiving may be cultural

It's about awareness

He wanted to be clear

Ben's Father's Barriers

Economics demanded that the entire family share in Ben's care, and this created a strong connection among family members. They felt that pain medication would interfere with that connection and violate their father's values. They struggled to help health-care professionals understand and support their family's decision.

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