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Can you be a caregiver and still pursue your dreams?! Let’s see.

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*+-Last year, I conducted a small, but revealing, reader survey to see what issues concerned people most. Somewhat surprisingly, the desire to pursue one’s dreams while being a caregiver emerged as an important topic for many. As I reflected on this topic further, in light of my current caregiving situation (my 83-year-old father living with us with moderate care needs), …

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Six Theories Why Some Caregivers Suck at Self-care

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*+-Are you great at being a caregiver but suck at self-care? Me too. Just the other day I made a colorful, varied and healthy lunch for my dad while I ate cold pizza. And, although I am meticulous about making sure that he is clean, odor-free and his clothing and bedding are fresh, I just forget some days to take a …

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