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Not All Caregivers Care for “Loved One”

We who write about caregiving often find ourselves challenged to find different words to express similar concepts in order to give variety to our writing. For example, we often substitute “loved one” for parent, spouse, relative or care receiver. In real life, not every caregiver is jumping with joy over caring for a parent who once abused them or an in-law who never treated them as one of the family. These readers can, understandably, be put off by the term “loved one.”

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