...Thanks to the caregiver "fix it" mentality, you probably won't be able to totally avoid some concern about what is happening at home. But it may be possible that you can, with planning, take advantage of a break and come home refreshed.
While each caregiving situation is unique and the idea that you will be worry free during your trip or vacation is a bit optimistic, there are steps you can take to prepare for a good time. I've listed some practical suggestions that you can tailor to your family's needs:
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