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How To Stay Positive While Caregiving: Practical Tips and Suggestions

FamilyCaregivingiStock-1044758622Dear Candid Caregiver: My dad is in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Meanwhile, my mom is recovering from cancer surgery, and the prognosis isn’t good. I’m trying my best to be a good caregiver for both of them and stay positive while doing it, but it’s hard. I recognize that we’re fortunate in that my parents are able to hire an agency that supplies a rotation of in-home caregivers. The other side of it is that I have a brother and a sister, both living hundreds of miles away from our parents and me, so they can’t help out much. 

Read the full article on HealthCentral for tips on how to stay positive while caregiving when everything seems negative:

Carol Bradley Bursack is the Candid Caregiver

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