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Women Will Bear the Burden of Getting Our Aging Parents Vaccinated

Just as we’ve been doing the bulk of the childcare

A woman pushes an elderly woman in a wheelchair across a sidewalk.
A woman pushes an elderly woman in a wheelchair across a sidewalk.

When New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week that the state would start making the Covid-19 vaccine available to people over 65 years old, my first reaction was relief. The news meant my parents, both of whom are in their…