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CookingiStock-690145178A study from the Family Caregiving Alliance found that adult children caring for their parents, as well as parents caring for chronically ill children, may have their lifespan shortened by four to eight years. Caregivers could conceivably alter these statistics if they practice reasonable self-care.

View slideshow on HealthCentral with tips on how to approach caregiver self-care - at times a nearly impossible task:

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