We Are Family

Blair Underwood, Frank Eugene Underwood Jr. and Marlo Underwood Collins

Caregiving near and far.

How do far-flung family members support loved-ones navigating the physical and emotional reality of providing in-person care? Actor Blair Underwood, his brother Frank Eugene Underwood Jr. and sister Marlo Underwood Collins share the struggles and joys of being remote versus being on the ground as their parents’ caregivers. While there’s no easy answer; by keeping dignity, respect and joy at the center of care this tight-knit family tackles challenges both big and small.

About the Speakers

Blair Underwood is a television and film actor perhaps known for a wide range of roles including as attorney Jonathan Rollins from the NBC legal drama L.A. Law and the lead in Ironside. He has gained critical acclaim throughout his career, receiving numerous Golden Globe Award nominations, three NAACP Image Awards and one Grammy Award. His brother, Frank Eugene Underwood Jr.and sister, Marlo UnderwoodCollins, are family caregivers to their parents.