Alexandra Drane is a serial entrepreneur who is helping revolutionize health care. She is the co-founder and CEO of ARCHANGELS, a national movement to recognize and honor caregivers. Alexandra joins How We Got Here to talk about her brain tumor diagnosis on April Fool’s Day in 2011. She talks about what it was like being on the receiving end of care and how important it is to thank someone for taking care of us. Reflecting on several challenging healthcare experiences, Alexandra offers advice on how to advocate for loved ones in these settings. She also shares how ARCHANGELS came about, her experience working as a cashier at Walmart, the financial burdens caregivers face, and how these worries have been affected by the pandemic.
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This season of How We Got Here is sponsored by Anthem.