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In situations where an aging parent lives with the caregiver, friends can feel like they are intruders. Also, they may feel uncomfortable because they don't know how to act when an ailing elder, especially an elder who is cognitively compromised, is present. In any event, the resident parent is often seen as a barrier to the intimacy of "old times," and friends may stop coming around.

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