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...I'd learned early on that people really weren't interested in how I was on call 24/7 because of potential emergency situations with several elders. They didn't care that I often spent two or three out of five week days taking people to medical appointments and much of the rest of my week tending to their daily needs. They couldn't relate to that kind of life and didn't regard what I did as a "real" job.

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You are right, people aren't interested, that is, until they take on your responsibilities for a day, or a few hours, than they are incredibly inquisitive about when you might return. Great blog here for caregivers!!

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