3 Tips for Improving Your Role as a Caregiver

Many of us will assume the role of caregiver at some point in our lives, and the experience can derail our emotional, physical, and financial well-being.  According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, currently one in eight persons, 65% of them women, are caregivers in the United States.*  This statistic is also increasing as families bring loved ones home from care facilities—the result of current economic pressures.  A caregiver is commonly defined as one who provides at least twenty hours of free care per week.

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