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FamilyRESENTMENTGettyImages-915090194Dear Candid Caregiver: I’m the only adult child who lives in our parents’ community, therefore by default I am the family caregiver, and yes, I resent it. It’s not the parent care that I resent, but the fact that I have three siblings and they won’t even recognize what I do, let alone really try to help, is endlessly grating on me. I didn’t mind at first when I was just stopping in to see our parents a couple of times a week after work to make sure things were okay, but now, I feel like I have a second job as a caregiver.

Read the complete article on HealthCentral to learn more about this caregiver's resentment toward family members who won't help out:

Carol Bradley Bursack is the Candid Caregiver

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Thanks, Tiffany, for the validation!
Take care,
Carol

Great article sounds familiar and the advice was spot on!

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