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Tips for How We Can Balance Our Relationships Around Caregiving

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...Then, the unthinkable: Your dad has a heart attack. You rush in to help... I refer to this as the “creep-up factor” because ​while ​many situations are far less dramatic than the one above, being an adult child adds the role of caregiver to your list that frequently includes wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, mother/grandmother, career woman/man, and friend. 

 

Continue reading the article on HeroHealth about the tricky process of trying to balance our relationships while trying to manage heavy caregiving duties - heavy on the word trying:

 

Minding Our Elders: Caregivers Share Their Personal Stories. “I hold onto your book as a life preserver and am reading it slowly on purpose...I don't want it to end.” ...Craig William Dayton, Film Composer

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