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Barry Jacobs, Psy.D. Sits in Carol’s Spot for Today’s Column on Planning for Eventual Parent Care

BarryJacobsCreditcrozerphoto_resizzed2 (2)Dear Readers: Barry J. Jacobs, Psy.D., a clinical psychologist and family therapist, is a leading educator about family caregiving. One reason for his effectiveness is that he has been a caregiver himself. I sent Dr. Jacobs a note explaining a question that I’d received about preparing for caregiving and expected a brief quote in return. However, in accordance with his generous nature, he provided so much more. Therefore, this week, I’m honored to have Dr. Jacobs answer our reader who wondered how to plan for caregiving: 

  1. The fact that you are already thinking about caregiving and beginning to plan is half the battle,” Dr. Jacobs says. The next steps are to

Continue reading on Inforum to learn what Dr. Jacobs has to say concerning preparing yourself for future caregiving:

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