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Caregiver Burnout Is A Chronic Problem

CaregiverBurnoutiS-Caregiver_Burnout__A_Pervasive_Problem-iStock-828563306Dear Candid Caregiver: My mom passed two years ago and my dad hasn’t done well since. Recently he had a stroke. My sister, who lives 1,000 miles away, came out for mom’s funeral, and she also visited for a few days after dad’s stroke, but she has a job and a family and couldn’t stay long. Now, dad’s been diagnosed with vascular dementia. Realistically, I’m the sole caregiver.

Read the full article on HealthCentral for tips on how to deal with your caregiver burnout:

Carol Bradley Bursack is the Candid Caregiver

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