Many people are caring for a chronically ill or
disabled spouse, parent, or other family member. Caregiving can be a rewarding
experience, especially when you know that your care makes a positive
difference. But caregiving can be difficult. There are three tips to being a
Take care of yourself.
too much. Let the person do as much as he or she can.
This topic will tell you more about these tips and how they
can help both you and the person you are caring for.
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WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
March 12, 2014
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