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AssistedlivingCreditJohnMarkKuznietosovUnsplashLong married couples are often said to "finish each other's sentences." They work as a unit, and friends and family members are used to this interaction. This ability to work as a team is a wonderful thing until one of the team isn't functioning well and the other is in denial. When couples cover up for each other, precious time can be lost. So, adult children need to be on the lookout for signs that things aren't going well.

Read the full article on HealthCentral about how older spouses can cover for each other:

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