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How to cope when a parent abuses you as a caregiver

We like to think that caregivers and care receivers all appreciate each other and do their best. Yes, elders can get cranky from pain, or can have dementia issues that make their behavior difficult. Adult children can get stressed and be short with a parent who can't help his or her behavior. But we still like to think that most of the time things are generally okay. However, there are people who are trying to care for elders who abused them as children and continue to abuse them as caregivers.

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