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Less than Half of Family Caregivers Have a Care Plan in Place for their Loved Ones

According to’s 2016 Care Plan Survey, 51% of caregivers report having no care plan to help them manage their responsibilities. Of those who had a plan in place, nearly ...

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One day you know how your wife will die. You don’t know the day, but you have an idea. Not a good idea. Just enough to leave you in constant ...

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Why is caregiving stressful?

Caregiving is stressful. I’ve been a caregiver for more than 18 years and, as time passed, became more aware of stress. My husband (the caregiving recipient) thinks some of my ...