Caring for a Loved One With Multiple Sclerosis: Zena’s Story
This film from the MS Society is all about Zena Nicolaou. The MS Society in the U.K. awarded Zena the prestigious title of “Carer of the Year” in 2016 for her work caring for her mother Nicola, who has multiple sclerosis (MS).
Zena, who lives in the U.K., talks about what it’s like to be a carer. Her mother was diagnosed with MS when Zena was just 16 years old and with no other family members around, Zena was thrown into the deep end when it came to caring for her mom. She talks about the physical and emotional toll it takes on her and how she’s managed to balance caring, school and work, as well as the usual social life of a young woman in the U.K.
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