10 Facts Every Family Caregiver Needs to Know

“Across America, daughters and sons balance the work of caring for aging parents with the demands of their careers and raising their own children. Spouses and partners become caregivers to the ones they love even as they navigate their own health challenges… All of them give selflessly to bring comfort, social engagement, and stability to those they love… National Family Caregivers Month is a time to reflect on the compassion and dedication that family caregivers embody every day. As we offer our appreciation and admiration for their difficult work, let us also extend our own offers of support to them and their loved ones.”

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1. You’re not alone.          2. Your work is valuable.
3. You are America’s #1 long-term care provider.
4. Caregiving is costly.     5. You have to care for yourself first.
6. Knowledge and spirituality can make your job easier.
7. You have someone to talk to.
8. You can take a break.   9. You have limits.
10. Help is available.

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